Solid Energy

Labour’s MP for West Coast-Tasman Damien O’Connor (Rob Hosking)

Reverberations from Solid Energy losses

Fri 8 May 2

The government is resisting calls for special assistance.

Solid Energy chief executive Dan Clifford (TV3)

Solid Energy confirms more than 100 job losses

Thu 7 May

State-owned coal miner confirms rumoured job losses.

Solid Energy chief executive Dan Clifford (TV3)

Workers to hear Solid Energy restructuring plans

Wed 6 May

The state-owned miner will meet staff at its Stockton mine tomorrow.


Hamish McNicol discusses the solid energy restructuring on NBR Radio and on-demand on MyNBR Radio.

Solid Energy chair Andy Coupe (centre) and his CEO Dan Clifford are ready to face a grilling by MPs (@LIVENewsDesk)

Solid Energy prepares for more job cuts at Stockton

Wed 11 Mar 1

Acting chairman Andy Coupe would not speculate on whether the company might fail but said there were "a number of potential outcomes" from current discussions with its banking consortium.

Former Solid Energy JV partner GTL seeks to sell briquette plant

Tue 3 Mar

The local unit of South Australia-based GTL Energy reviewed options for the plant in the second half of 2014.

Prime Minister John Key (Tinaz Karbhari)

Govt resisting pressure to inject more cash into Solid Energy

Mon 2 Mar

Asked whether Solid Energy was depending for its ability to trade on its "implicit government guarantee", Key said: "No. It still has equity and cash in the bank."


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