Export tonnages follow prices downwards as COVID economic impacts and China port bans begin to bite

Ian Kirkwood
Updated April 15 2021 - 12:14am, first published August 5 2020 - 4:11pm
BLACK TIMES FOR COAL: With history as a guide, lower production means fewer people are needed to operate the mines, which leads to reductions in employment.
BLACK TIMES FOR COAL: With history as a guide, lower production means fewer people are needed to operate the mines, which leads to reductions in employment.

THE Hunter coal industry is bracing for potentially sizeable job losses, with demand falling along with price and one of the region's biggest mine owners, Glencore, confirming it will cut production in the Hunter Region.

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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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