Stanmore is mindful of the potential for volatility as a result of the commodity cycle.
The Bauxite Hills mine has a good month.
The result is an improvement of 181,974t compared to the prior record.
Lower prices could come with the uncertainties and weakness in the global macroeconomic environment.
Bengalla's production rate of 10Mtpa provides an enlarged profitable and sustainable asset base.
A decision to award the Curragh North mining contract is expected in the September 2019 quarter.
Operating margins are robust as prices received for contracted tonnes outperformed spot prices.
The platform is set for the company to continue to grow into a mid-tier coal producer.
Yancoal actively considers the effect that its supply level can have on specific coal markets.
Revenue from continuing operations was $2.3 billion, which was consistent with 1H18.
Unit costs in the 2020 financial year are expected to be between $67/t and $74/t.
Also brought in blast monitoring technology to reduce ore dilution.
Bengalla is a single pit open cut mine, using a dragline, truck and excavator method.
The company realised a US$4/t premium on sales of metallurgical coal during FY2019.
Curragh's improvements in dragline performance resulted in a 16.1% increase in ROM coal production.
Australian coking coal production of 4.3Mt for the half year was 900,000t higher than H1 2018.
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