Cyclone activity puts dampener on BHP met coal production

BHP’S QUEENSLAND metallurgical coal production for the March quarter suffered a 4% decline to 10 million tonnes because of wet weather associated with tropical cyclone Owen which offset a strong performance from its South Walker Creek mine.

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Underground at BHP's Broadmeadow mine in Queensland.

Increased yields at South Walker Creek and higher wash-plant throughput at Poitrel following the purchase of the Red Mountain processing facility supported record production at BHP Mitsui Coal.