Production up for UK Coal

UK Coal has said that its coal production figures to 25 December 2010 were up for the year, but that it expected to post a loss on property disposals. The company said that production had risen from 7m tonnes to 7.2m tonnes, with fourth-quarter production jumping to 2.3m tonnes from its 2009 total of 1.6m tonnes. UK‚ÄąCoal is in the process of selling 8,000 acres of its 30,000 acre portfolio.