Banpu Plc, Asean’s largest coal miner, has secured loans worth US$2 billion  from Thai and foreign banks to proceed with its takeover of Sydney-based  Centennial Coal Co., which Banpu shareholders approved on August 10, 2010. Chief Executive Chanin Vongkusolkit said the company expected to complete its  tender offer for the remaining 80.1% of Centennial by the end of September or  early October at the cost of A$2.017 billion or 55.29 billion baht.