BHP Billiton (BHP +0.2%) has halted plans to build a coal mine near Moranbah in Queensland,...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

BHP Billiton (BHP +0.2%) has halted plans to build a coal mine near Moranbah in Queensland, Australia, which was to produce 14M tons of coal annually, The Australian reports. BHP also appears to have suspended studies on the Saraji East project, also expected to produce 14M tons of coal per year.