Sep. 29, 2014
Isaac Plains Coal Mine to cease production
In response to the recent down turn of the international coal market, Sumitomo Corporation (Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo; President and CEO: Kuniharu Nakamura) has announced its decision to place the Isaac Plains coal mine in care and maintenance, with plans to cease operations by end of January 2015. The Isaac Plains Joint Venture is jointly held on a 50/50 interest basis with Vale Australia IP Pty Ltd., a subsidiary of Vale S.A., a leading mining company.
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