Yancoal expresses interest in BHP's Mt Arthur thermal coal mine at Muswellbrook amid tightened foreign investment laws

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated April 14 2021 - 2:21pm, first published July 23 2020 - 7:12am
BIG BUSINESS: BHP said this week that it produced 23 million tonnes of thermal coal at Mount Arthur in the year to June 30, down 16 per cent on the 2018-19 financial year. The open-cut has approval to extract 32 million tonnes a year until June 30, 2026. Picture: BHP

CHINESE-backed coal company Yancoal has confirmed its interest in buying BHP's giant Mt Arthur mine at Muswellbrook.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.

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