Kellow remains positive despite North Goonyella fire

THE recent fire incident at Peabody Energy’s North Goonyella longwall mine in Queensland – which has cost the company US$58 million in firefighting and longwall equipment that had to be sealed off -- should not hold back the company’s march towards greater profitability, Peabody CEO Glenn Kellow said.

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Peabody Energy's North Goonyella mine in Queensland.

The company is now preparing to ramp up production after despite being likely face another $45 million in costs due to the fire and that is before the costs of lost production are even factored in.