Discussions between mine owners and union representatives are taking place today to discuss the number of redundancies to be made at the Unity Mine in Cwmgwrach.
ITV News has been told as many as 150 miners could lose their jobs.
An announcement is expected this afternoon.
More top news
The development has the potential to employ 55 people as well as supporting jobs during the construction phase.
Llandaff Cathedral could be closed for up to three days while an electoral college elects a new bishop.
When it comes to health matters, the Valleys tend to be at the bottom of every league table. So is post industrialisation still the problem?