Hunter miners making big cash profits as prices triple in a year despite China ban and climate concerns

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated September 5 2021 - 9:34pm, first published 9:30pm
OUTWARD BOUND: Star Virginia, bound for Japan, loading coal yesterday at PWCS Carrington Coal Terminal. Picture: Simone De Peak

NEWCASTLE export coal prices have moved even closer to their all-time record set in 2008, despite the climate-induced pressure on fossil-fuel power generators around the world.

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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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