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Coal mine to reopen near Mount Carmel, employ 30

Source: The Daily Item MOUNT CARMEL — A coal mine will reopen near Mount Carmel, bringing up to 30 high-paying jobs to the area. Blaschak Coal Corporation, of Mahanoy City, Schuylkill County, will receive a $1 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program grant to “re-engineer, reopen and redevelop a large reserve of Mammoth” anthracite coal in […]

Roberts Elected to Sixth Term Leading UMWA

Source: WV MetroNews TRIANGLE, Va. — The United Mine Workers of America elected International President Cecil Roberts to a sixth term, the union announced Wednesday. “I am extremely humbled by this great honor the membership has bestowed upon me, and I stand ready to continue to live up to the tremendous responsibilities that come with this […]

Lawmakers urge pensions panel to prioritize miners

Source: E&E News Coal state lawmakers and their allies urged Congress’ special pensions panel to focus on the workers facing the most immediate deadline for losing benefits: union coal miners. Congressional Coal Caucus Chairman David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and 24 other House members urged leaders of the Joint Select Committee on the Solvency of Multiemployer Pension […]

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