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Hundreds of Coal Miners furloughed across EKY

Officials with James River Coal Company have confirmed to WYMT-TV that they have furloughed 525 coal miners at three mines across our region.

Officials with the Richmond, Virginia based company said Monday night the layoffs occurred at operations at the McCoy Elkhorn complex in Pike and Floyd counties, the Bledsoe complex in Leslie and Harlan counties and the Long Branch Surface mine in London.


Filed under: Letcher Co. | Harlan Co. | Pike Co. | Floyd Co. | Unemployment | Mining


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