Middlemount ups production despite weather and smaller fleet

PERFORMANCE at Yancoal’s 49.9% owned Middlemount mine in Queensland steadily improved through the December quarter despite wet weather, geotechnical issues and a reduced operating fleet.
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Middlemount's December quarterly run-of-mine production came to 1.3Mt.

The mine's December quarterly run-of-mine production came to 1.3 million tonnes, which is 33% greater than the previous corresponding period.

Production rates at the end of the year also increased Middlemount's annual output compared to 2019.

The mine's 2020 RoM production of 4Mt was 18% higher than the 2019 figure of 3.4Mt.  

"The mine continues to focus on managing costs and improving mine operating efficiencies," Yancoal said.