Hundreds Of Colo. Coal Miners Facing Layoffs

Trinidad's New Elk Coal Mine Says Layoffs 'Temporary'

About 200 employees at a Trinidad coal mine are facing temporary layoffs while the mine owners pursue financing and other alternatives.

Toronto-based Cline Mining Corp. said Wednesday it is temporarily suspending production at the New Elk Coal mine.

The layoffs will affect more than three-quarters of the workforce.

According to the Denver Post, the layoffs could last two months or more, depending on market conditions.


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