Hesperus coal mine lays off workers

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Hesperus coal mine lays off workers

Workforce has shrunk 30 percent since January
GCC Energy produces about 800,000 tons of bituminious coal each year, primarily to power cement plants in addition to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. GCC representative Gina Nance said that while production isn’t going down, sales have slipped over the past year and federal reforms have created uncertainty for the industry.

Hesperus coal mine lays off workers

GCC Energy produces about 800,000 tons of bituminious coal each year, primarily to power cement plants in addition to the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. GCC representative Gina Nance said that while production isn’t going down, sales have slipped over the past year and federal reforms have created uncertainty for the industry.
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