Australian company plans coal mine in Poland

Australia's Prairie Mining has confirmed its intention to open a coal mine in southeast Poland by 2023, saying it was confident the $632 million (558 million euro) project would be profitable, a report said Monday.

Prairie's local subsidiary PD Co will submit a request for a mine concession in the Lublin region, close to the border with Ukraine, the group's chief executive Ben Stoikovich told Polish news agency PAP.

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