13 Coal Miners Bid $4.85 Billioln for Queensland Rail Network

- May 26th, 2010

13 coal producers, including BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto made a fully funded offer of A$4.85-billion to buy the Queensland Rail (QR) coal track network.
Nick Greiner, the chairperson of the Queensland Coal Industry Rail Group (QCIRG) is quoted saying:
“Our offer is able to be settled with the government prior to the IPO, and will not […]

13 coal producers, including BHP Billiton and Rio Tinto made a fully funded offer of A$4.85-billion to buy the Queensland Rail (QR) coal track network.

Nick Greiner, the chairperson of the Queensland Coal Industry Rail Group (QCIRG) is quoted saying:

“Our offer is able to be settled with the government prior to the IPO, and will not be dependent on volatile equity markets, removing major risk for the state while also providing early settlement.”

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