Australian bushfires fires hit coal output, conditions to worsen

A wallaby is seen on in burnt bushland on Kangaroo Island, Australia January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Tracey Nearmy

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Mining giant BHP Group (BHP.AX) said on Tuesday that poor air quality caused by smoke from Australia’s bushfires is hurting coal production, as authorities cautioned a reprieve from hazardous fire conditions could end within days. The warning from the world’s biggest miner underscores how an unusually long bushfire season that has scorched […]

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