Solid Energy's Southland land holdings under review

Fri, 31 Aug 2012

By Pattrick Smellie Aug 31 (BusinessDesk) - Solid Energy will review its massive land holdings in Southland as part of decisions due by the end of the year on its plans to develop new industries from lignite, a low grade coal the state-owned coal miner says could be used to make fertiliser and diesel. Outgoing chairman John Palmer told a media briefing in Wellington the company will look to sell land it doesn't need once it settles on the size and scope of its controversial plans. "We have for some time been looking to see what options we ha...

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