Yancoal has made a total US$800 million in debt pre-payments since acquiring Coal & Allied.
Bathurst's high quality coal was in high demand from Japan and the emerging market of India.
Better blasting through better data collection.
Lane has manually shovelled more than 20,000 kilograms of coal in the past 15 years.
Metallurgical coal production from the mine in FY2018 was 2.6 million tonnes.
The contract extension is for an additional five-year term and is valued at $286 million.
Rethinking the mine strategy has the greatest potential to improve performance.
Expansion of the Moolarben complex continued in 2017 with the commissioning of the underground mine.
The company reported a record annual revenue of $147.1 million on the back of record production.
The company capitalised on its drive for increased revenue and cost control management.
BHP said it was targeting costs of US$57/tonne by 2022-23, down from the present $68/t figure.
Planned maintenance shutdowns of the CHPP and the dragline were completed at Isaac Plains.
Annualised production from Queensland operations was slightly lower than that from NSW.
Operational conditions at Broadmeadow and Blackwater improved in the June 2018 quarter.
Latent capacity can be a boon for miners if they learn to tap it right.
Yancoal's financial turnaround is directly attributable to the performance of our tier-one assets.
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