SEATTLE, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- L&L Energy, Inc. ("L&L"), a U.S.-based company with a five-year track record of profitable coal operations in China, has reached an agreement with HunTai Coal Ltd. ("HunTai") in Yunnan Province to operate and manage HunTai's newly built 600,000-ton-capacity washing plant. L&L will receive a management fee for operating the plant and can earn revenues from wholesaling the washed coal.
L&L's TaiFung Coal Ltd. ("TaiFung") subsidiary and HunTai entered into the agreement on July 10. HunTai, currently in trial operation, will expand L&L's coal washing operation in the region, providing the Company with further recognition as an industry leader. The agreement is expected to generate approximately $63 million of additional wholesale revenue and $5.9 million in net income, based on coal pricing of $160 per ton. Additionally, L&L will earn a management fee of $0.5 million for the next 12 months of operation.The HunTai coal washing plant is built near its targeted customer, Yunnan Coal Energy Inc., which requires approximately 3 million tons of washed coking coal each year. Ed Moy, L&L Vice President and Director, commented, "L&L is recognized as a leader in the coal washing industry. Through management innovation, the Company is able to synergize its expertise with other entities to produce more revenue and profit."
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