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Coal mining job layoffs start at several mines in Boone County

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Coal mining job layoffs were set to take place today, Tuesday, Aug. 6, according to previously published reports from coal companies and the media.


The layoffs affect miners at several Boone County coal mines.


Independence Coal Co. is closing its entire Allegiance, Cook and Justice No. 1 mines in Seth, while the Spartan Mining Co. is shutting down the Liberty Processing Plant in Madison.


The companies cited the market conditions as the reason. All the workers were notified back in June of the layoffs.


The two companies are owned by Alpha Natural Resources.

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