Thiess contribution to Aussie coal industry recognised

THE late Sir Leslie Thiess has been inducted into the category of Entrepreneurs and Promoters in the Australian Prospectors & Miners' Hall of Fame at the International Mining and Resources Conference in Melbourne in recognition for his contribution to the Australian coal industry.

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The late Sir Leslie Thiess in the NSW Hunter Valley in 1944.

Thiess pioneered coal exports to Japan from operations in Queensland’s Bowen Basin in the 1960s and laid the foundations for successful trade operations between Australian and Japan.

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