Cyclone damage causes BHP to declare force majeure
BHP Billiton has released the following statement:
“BHP Billiton confirms that force majeure has been declared for all BMA Coal and all BMC Coal products as a result of damage caused by Cyclone Debbie to the network infrastructure of rail track provider Aurizon.
BHP Billiton continues to assess haulage options to manage access from mine sites to ports and shipments to customers.
We continue to monitor and work through the impacts to production and will provide updates over coming weeks and detail in the Operational Review.”