BHP seeks 19-year Mt Arthur approval extension

BHP has begun seeking approval for its Mt Arthur coal mine in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley to continue operating beyond June 30 2026 despite its intention to sell off the asset.

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BHP is assessing options to divest its thermal coal assets, including Mt Arthur Coal.

Mt Arthur's future after its present open cut approval expires and that of its workforce of about 2000 people who predominantly live in theregion are uncertain as BHP seeks to find a buyer.