Production level is consistent with the mine's current annualised production target of over 10.2Mt.
Global economic conditions remained uncertain and this had continued to impact pricing.
The record sales provided a platform for the company to achieve its total coal sales forecast.
Offtake partners to take 65,000t of heavy mineral concentrate.
Sales volumes were down at Curragh due to its mine and rail infrastructure scheduled maintenance.
Systems thinking and design can help miners get to the next level of productivity.
Altura bucks the trend and goes forward.
Production of thermal and semi-soft coal was 4.6Mt higher at 59.1Mt.
It expected no significant impact on production from longwall moves in the fourth quarter either.
Low strip ratios at Thunderbox helped drive record production.
Yancoal is hoping to retain flat costs despite industry cost pressure.
Maintenance work completed on Curragh's CHPP and associated infrastructure was a key first step.
The business is evolving into a larger, more efficient and better-integrated enterprise.
Increased focus on waste movement and pit development paying off.
Contract completion is anticipated to be in January 2021.
The smaller increase in saleable production was due to a 2% lower yield on open cut coal.
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