Queensland coal output continues to grow

THERE seems to be no stopping Queensland’s growth in coal exports. For the 2003 calendar year the state set a new 12 month record for export tonnage of 134.64Mt, up 7.45% on 2002.

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Exports of coking coal were up 7.15% or 6.03Mt in 2003 and thermal coal increased 8.06% or 3.31Mt. Exports to Japan increased by 12.65% to total 50.73Mt for 2003.

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