South32 plan to buy Metropolitan colliery may be dashed by ACCC

By Ben Langford
Updated February 24 2017 - 1:38pm, first published 1:29pm
Long way to go: The ACCC is worried about the Metropolitan mine being bought by South32 as the nearest competitor would be in Queensland.
Long way to go: The ACCC is worried about the Metropolitan mine being bought by South32 as the nearest competitor would be in Queensland.

South32’s plan to buy Helensburgh’s Metropolitan colliery from Peabody may be in trouble, comments from the consumer watchdog suggest.

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