Solid Energy mining operations as normal following Quake
Solid Energy mining operations as normal
following Christchurch earthquake
Solid Energy advises that all its mining
operations are continuing to operate as normal.
available for export is being stockpiled at our mines, says
Chief Operating Officer Coal, Barry Bragg.
At present the
West Coast coal route and Lyttelton Port of Christchurch are
closed. The rail and port operators, KiwiRail and Lyttelton
Port of Christchurch respectively, are inspecting their
facilities and we are awaiting their reports.
We expect to
issue force majeure notices for the interruptions to
shipments that we suffer as a result of the Christchurch
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