UK Coal has confirmed it has gone into administration with 350 jobs lost following the fire at the Daw Mill Colliery, Warwickshire, in March.
UK Coals says it has managed to save around 2,000 jobs
UK Coal Mine Holdings Ltd and UK Coal Operations Ltd have both today gone into administration.
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