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Daw Mill closure: 650 jobs to go

UK Coal will close the biggest coal mine in the UK, Daw Mill Colliery, under plans to restructure the business.

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UK Coal consider closing Daw Mill Colliery

UK Coal is consulting on closing the biggest coal mine in the UK under plans to restructure the business, jeopardising 800 jobs.

The group is considering closing Daw Mill near Coventry by early 2014 when current coal panels will have been exhausted.

It said Daw Mill has considerable long-term resources but production is 175,000 tonnes behind budget.

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