The 2010–2011 floods killed 35 people in Queensland. As of 26 January, an additional nine people were missing. At least seventy towns and over 200,000 people were affected.
- Anglo American , Aquila Resources , Vale , Macarthur Coal , Rio Tinto , Wesfarmers and Xstrata own mines in Queensland which are either fully or partially under force majeure, which releases them from supply obligations. - BHP Billiton declines to disclose how much capacity is subject to force majeure. BHP has a joint venture with Japan's Mitsubishi Development.
- Peabody Energy , which has annual production capacity of more than 10 million tonnes in Queensland, has declined to specify which of its mines are under force majeure. The company cut its 2010 profit forecast last week, citing the flood damage in Australia. - Coal producer New Hope Corp said on Tuesday it had suspended all operations at its Queensland mines.
- Leighton Holdings has halted work on Brisbane's $4.1 billion Airport Link, the firm's largest infrastructure project. Leighton said a number of its Queensland construction and contract mining operations might be affected by the weather, but the earnings impact would take time to assess.
- Downer EDI said on Wednesday all of the coal mines where it works in Queensland were running and it did not expect much impact on earnings. Some analysts said they expected operations to be affected.
- Industrea said only one of its mining services contracts was affected, at Cockatoo Coal's Baralaba mine. Industrea said it did not expect a material impact.
- UBS analysts say other mining service contractors exposed to the floods include Macmahon Holdings , Emeco Holdings , and Bradken .
- Boom Logistics said the wet weather had cut $1.2 million from its December earnings before interest and tax.