Mining jobs under threat

Up to 60 jobs could be lost at an open cast mine at Kirkconnel, Dumfries & Galloway.

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Talks over mining job losses

60 jobs will go at the mine in Kirkconnel. Credit: ITV News

Talks will be held today to try to minimise the impact of job losses in at a mine in South West Scotland.

60 positions are set to go at the open cast coal mine in Kirkconnel. The company says it is the result of the fall in the price of coal.

Local politicians say it's a hammer blow for the area.

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