Port of Newcastle hits record coal exports, unofficial figures by Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator show

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
January 6 2020 - 8:00pm
Newcastle coal exports hit record volumes in 2019

NEWCASTLE coal exports hit a record 164.9 million tonnes in 2019, with demand from Asian power stations driving the port's three coal loaders past the previous high set in 2016.

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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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