Aurizon and BHP extend freight contract

March 14, 2016

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Freight operator Aurizon has extended its contract with mining major BHP Billiton to haul coal from the Mt Arthur coal mine, in New South Wales.

The contract allowed for a potential increase in coal haulage volumes from the current 18-million tonnes a year to a maximum of 26-million tonnes a year, and extended the contract date until June 2028.

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