Middlemount hoping to ramp up after geotech issues

THE Yancoal-Peabody joint venture is hoping geotechnical issues such as coal seam thinning and geological model reconciliation problems at its Middlemount mine in Queensland are over after they impeded coal production last year.

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The Middlemount mine in Queensland.

Those factors impact both mined volumes and washing yield.

Production was also affected by downtime associated with ongoing investigations at the mine following a fatality there in late June.

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