Cameron’s “support” for open cast coal questioned

The Prime Minister stated his support for the open cast coal mining industry today but failed to explain exactly how he would do so. In the House of Commons during the Prime Minister’s Questions session David Cameron was pressed on whether he was aware of the difficulties the industry faced by Labour MP Sandra Osborne […]

600 jobs gone as Scottish Coal mines close

Nearly six hundred jobs have been canned at six mines in Scotland as Scottish Coal went into administration, it was announced on Friday. KPMG announced the job losses at the mining company as it took over the liquidation process. 142 employees have been kept on to help secure the sites. The closure will come as […]