Year by when Swiss miner Glencore plans to close its Tahmoor coal mine in NSW, almost 40 years after the mine opened in 1979. It blamed continued low prices in global coal markets for the decision to close the mine.
workforce that will be gradually reduced over a period of 18 months. A spokesman said the first redundancies wouldn't occur for at least 12 months.
tonnes of coking coal produced in 2015 from the Tahmoor underground metallurgical coal mine, predominantly for export to be used in steel production.