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APC sticks to Dartbrook restart plan

AUSTRALIAN Pacific Coal is sticking to its plan to restart the Dartbrook coal mine in the Upper Hunter region within 12 months, despite the New South Wales government banning surface mining there.

Mining at Dartbrook could be restarted within one year.

Mining at Dartbrook could be restarted within one year.

The Dartbrook restart plan is based around an underground operation, which does not fall foul of the NSW government surface mining ban. Earlier this year APC had its Modification 7, which allows mining...

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