Improved stockyard management strategies for coal export terminal at Newcastle

  title={Improved stockyard management strategies for coal export terminal at Newcastle},
  author={Natashia Boland and D. Gulezynski and Michael P. Jackson and Martin W. P. Savelsbergh and Ming-kin Benjamin Tam},
Coal is Australia's leading export valued at close to A$50 billion and representing more than 20% of Australia's commodity exports in 2008 (Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade). The Port of Newcastle is home to the world's largest coal export operation. In 2008, it achieved a throughput of around 92 million tonnes, or more than 10 per cent of the world's total trade in coal for that year. That throughput is expected to double in the next decade. Several coal terminals operate at… 

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