Whitehaven battles higher costs

WHITEHAVEN Coal is increasing its production costs from $64 per tonne to $67/t for FY2019 after lower production in the September quarter, associated under-utilised logistics and demurrage impacts, as well as higher diesel prices.

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Whitehaven's Narrabri longwall mine in NSW.

Increased coal washing, measures to align its Maules Creek mine in New South Wales to produce a new product, and lower production from its low cost mines have also contributed to higher costs which