Adani will source 54 000 t of hardened rail from Arrium for its 400 km North Galilee Basin rail link from the proposed Carmichael coal mine to the Abbot Point port, in central Queensland.
Adani Australia head of country and CEO Jeyakumar Janakaraj said the group could have sourced the rail cheaper from overseas, but that it had chosen to support local industry with the award of the contract.
The order is one of the largest placed with Arrium, which went into administration 12 months ago, in recent years.
“Australia needs a strong local steel industry just as it needs a strong coal and resources sector. Today’s announcement strongly supports both,” Janakaraj said. Read More…
Credit By : Mining Weekly
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