Tyre shortages could put brakes on miners
THE latest threat to the smooth flow of coal out of the Bowen Basin to ports is a lack of tyres for large earthmoving trucks.
A worldwide shortage of the super large tyres could slow down the lo- cal coal industry.
General manager for open cut op- erations for Peabody Energy, Paul Davis, said the shortage has not af- fected their mine's production.
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