Wellington, July 7 NZPA - A record 257,000 tonnes of coal was carried on the Midland Line between the West Coast and Port of Lyttelton in May, Solid Energy said. The state-owned energy company expects longer 45-wagon trains that have been trialed to begin operating from early 2009.
Wellington, July 3 NZPA - Pike River Coal shares fell 10 percent today partly in response to another general weakening on the sharemarket but more in response to a sharp fall in coal stocks on Wall Street.
Wellington, June 18 NZPA - Pike River Coal, which is developing a mine near Greymouth, says it has chosen a transport route for the coal that will result in lower carbon emissions than an alternative option.
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