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Hunter coal industry hit hard by US coal giant Peabody's bankruptcy warning

By Joanne McCarthy
Updated March 21 2016 - 8:15am, first published 8:11am
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TWO Hunter coal mines face an uncertain future, there’s a shadow over a union’s share in a mining joint venture and a question hangs over coal contracts for two Hunter power stations after American coal giant Peabody edged closer to bankruptcy.