Continuous Disclosure

New Zealand state owned enterprises (SOEs) must disclose conditions of material transactions entered into and information that has an impact on their commercial value, as well as providing detailed financial results at the end of each half and full financial year. Solid Energy’s current materiality threshold for disclosure is $25 million.

Sale of Solid Energy’s Southland mines to Greenbriar finalised

Settlement has today been reached in the sale of Solid Energy’s Ohai and New Vale mines to Greenbriar. The transaction sees all of the mines’ current employees and operations transferring to the new owner. Chief Executive Tony King said that in the circumstances today’s settlement is an extremely pleasing outcome. “The mines are transferring into… Read more »

Transfer of Solid Energy’s West Coast assets underway in April

Solid Energy has announced that the transfer of permits and other conditions for the West Coast assets purchased by Birchfield Coal Mines Limited have been approved, paving the way for settlement to take place this month. The assets sold to Birchfield, a local West Coast mining business, are: Strongman Mine, Island Block Mine, the Reefton… Read more »

Solid Energy sales process achieves strong outcome

Sale and purchase agreements have been signed for the majority of Solid Energy’s key mining assets following a successful sales process that is projected to deliver outcomes in excess of forecast expectations. The sales process encompassed the company’s mining assets across the country, which were offered for sale as a whole or in parts. The… Read more »

West Coast mine site changes progressed

After considering feedback from staff members at the Stockton and Spring Creek mine sites, Solid Energy has today told employees it will go ahead with the proposals outlined earlier in the month to change the sites’ work and staffing levels. Chief Executive Dan Clifford says feedback from staff members resulted in some alterations to the… Read more »

Solid Energy presents change proposals for West Coast mine operations

Solid Energy has today told its staff that it plans to reduce production at Stockton Opencast Mine in Buller from 1.4 million tonnes a year to approximately 1 Mt from July and, as a result, it is proposing to reduce the number of staff jobs at the mine from 397 to 246. Because the mine… Read more »