Yancoal Australia declares force majeure on Middlemount operations

Yancoal Australia has declared force majeure on its Middlemount operations amid heavy rainfall in Queensland, Australia, with production at the Yarrabee mine also affected by rain.

“We are not able to estimate any protracted impact to production or delivery at this time, as further information regarding the effect of the storm upon rail and port is not currently available,” a company spokesman told Metal Bulletin via email on Wednesday March 29.

Yarrabee and Middlemount produced over 2 million tonnes of metallurgical coal in...


Deepali Sharma

March 29, 2017

08:36 GMT