Sydney, NSW (PRWEB) October 7, 2009
As the world's largest private-sector coal company, Peabody excels in clean-coal solutions, advanced energy security, economic stimulus and environmental solutions through greater use of coal. In 2008, the company was responsible for the sale of over 256 million tonnes of coal, with revenue exceeding $6.6 billion.
Managing more than 30 mines throughout the US, Australia and Venezuela, Peabody Energy's vision is to be a worldwide producer and supplier of sustainable energy solutions, to further improve economic prosperity, and to improve the quality of life for citizens worldwide. The company will strive to achieve this by developing and managing safe, efficient, low-cost, world-class coal mining operations that provide clients with quality products, reliable supply and service.
A subsidiary of Peabody Energy, the Australian division today boasts 10 mines located throughout Queensland and New South Wales. Employing over 1,200 permanent staff, Peabody also has 2,500 people employed under six major mining contracts.
Read the full story on Peabody here http://www.beanmedia.com.au/profiles/_Peabody.pdf.