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WYO Receives Money To Retrain Coal Workers

Wyomingb has been granted up to $2 million to help retrain individuals affected by layoffs in the coal industry. The U.S. Department of Labor grant will help Wyoming workers previously employed in the coal industry as well as those who worked in transportation or Continue reading

Colorado Coal Mine Will Layoff 80 Workers

coalplugThe owners of the West Elk Coal Mine near Somerset Colorado announced earlier this week that they will lay off 80 workers. The West Elk Coal Mine produced the most coal in Colorado last year. The layoffs represent about a quarter of Continue reading

Peabody Energy Lays Off 235 Employees

PEABODYPeabody energy the owners of Twentymile mine in NW Colorado are cutting 235 jobs at their North Antelope Rochelle Mine in Wyoming. This would represent 15% of the total workforce at that mine. This news comes on the heels of the company’s Continue reading