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lurker



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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 1:29 am    Post subject: Coal Reply with quote

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/industry/mining/8230182/Australian-floods-send-coal-prices-soaring.html




Now paying 7 for a 25kg bag will this make it increase no doubt

Anyone else still burn coal as there main heating source & how much do you pay?
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 02, 2011 3:12 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Australia accounts for almost two-thirds of the global coking coal trade

Resilience is such a wonderful thing. Shipping a bulky heavy product half way round the world to make another bulky heavy product that's shipped half way round the world, is a brilliant idea. Surely it can only work in a totally screwed up system, and can't last forever Rolling Eyes
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 03, 2011 7:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

JohnB wrote:
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Australia accounts for almost two-thirds of the global coking coal trade

Resilience is such a wonderful thing. Shipping a bulky heavy product half way round the world to make another bulky heavy product that's shipped half way round the world, is a brilliant idea. Surely it can only work in a totally screwed up system, and can't last forever Rolling Eyes


It's been slowed up quite a bit recently by the flooding. Gaia getting her own back?
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