Crown Three Mine Closing In December
Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:20:28 CDT
(Farmersville)--The Crown Three Mine in Farmersville is slated to be closed in December. According to the Illinois Coal Association, a 60 day warning letter went out to employees last Thursday stating that the mine will be closing on December 20th.
The Crown Three Mine, owned by Springfield Coal Company, employees 189 miners. The company is citing poor market conditions as the reasoning for the closure.
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