The Importance of Coal in the Modern World


Coal Train

(Reference: World Coal Institute - Key Facts About Coal Section


(Reference: Dept of Industry, Science & Resources - Energy Minerals Branch "Australia’s Export Coal Industry" Book 6th Edition 2001)

(Reference: Commonwealth Department of Industry, Tourism & Resources - Coal Industry Section

Australian Coal Ports & Terminals Statistics

(Reference: Australian Coal Report (ACR) August 2002 edition produced by Barlow Jonker)

Australian Financial Years 2001 – 2002 Coal Exports – by Port
Port Tonnage
2000/01 2001/02
Hay Point 69,283,000 70,753,000
Newcastle 67,283,000 69,299,000
Gladstone 35,436,038 37,502,018
Abbot Point 10,562,000 11,878,000
Port Kembla 8,573,000 8,206,000
Brisbane 2,319,000 2,889,000
Total 193,456,038 200,527,018


(Reference: Gladstone Port Authority (GPA)

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