Appin production surge shaves unit costs

ILLAWARRA Metallurgical coal has reduced first half operating costs at its New South Wales coal mines from US$149 per tonne in 2017 to $87/t for the six months to December 2018.

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Illawarra Metallurgical Coal's Appin longwall in NSW.

The South32 subsidiary attributes the lower costs to significant improvement in longwall performance at its mines and depreciation of the Australian dollar.