May 13, 2014
Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) announced that it has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Singapore-based Bentley Resources to sell its Wilkie Creek Mine in Queensland's Surat Basin for approximately US$70 million in cash and the assumption of rail/port obligations and other liabilities, with closing subject to certain conditions.
Wilkie Creek has been closed since December 2013.
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