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Pitt comes out swinging for coal

RESOURCES minister Keith Pitt has rebutted calls by UN assistant secretary-general Selwin Hart to give up coal by 2030, saying coal will remain a significant contributor to the Australian economy well beyond 2030 as global demand continues to grow.

The latest export figures showed the reports of coal’s impending death were greatly exaggerated.

The latest export figures showed the reports of coal’s impending death were greatly exaggerated.

Pitt said the latest export figures showed the reports of coal's impending death were greatly exaggerated and its future was assured well beyond 2030. "The future of this crucial industry will be decided...

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