Wollongong Coal claims $215m rehab bill - after a loss of $379 million

Ben Langford
By Ben Langford
Updated September 12 2019 - 8:02am, first published 8:00am
The Russell Vale mine operations on the foothills above Russell Vale.

It would cost Wollongong Coal $215 million to rehabilitate the Russell Vale mine if it doesn't get permission to expand, the miner says - money which the company says it does not have.


Ben Langford

Ben Langford


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