Scott Corp signs $150m Illawarra coal transport deal

By: Jason Whittaker


The Scott Corporation has signed a $150 million contract to continue shipping coal for BHP Billiton. Scott’s Bulktrans division will provide

The Scott Corporation has signed a $150 million contract to continue shipping coal for BHP Billiton.

Scott’s Bulktrans division will provide ongoing transport services to BHP Billiton Illawarra for a further four years from 2009, the company says in a statement.

BHP Billiton is the group’s biggest client and is "essentially important" to Illawarra-based operations, according to Scott Corporation Managing Director David Keane.

"I am extremely pleased that this long-standing partnership has been renewed for a further four years," he says.

The company says the contract will generate "in excess" of $150 million over the contract period.

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