Binding: Australian Pacific Coal, Trepang, Tetra and M Resources to merge for the Hunter's Dartbrook coal mine venture

Ethan Hamilton
Updated September 27 2022 - 3:03pm, first published 12:15pm
Dartbrook closed in 2006 during a coal price slump and after three mining fatalities in a decade.

Australian Pacific Coal (AQC), the owner of Aberdeen's shuttered Dartbrook coal mine, has united three competing parties to form a strategic partnership for the mine's recommissioning.

Ethan Hamilton

Ethan Hamilton

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Ethan Hamilton started as a digital/ print journalist with the Newcastle Herald in 2021 after interning with ACM's Voice of Real Australia/ Forgotten River podcast. He is from a small town in the Upper Hunter and has lived in Newcastle since beginning university in 2017. Twitter: @ethanjham