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Poland’s miners protest coal imports seen as threat to jobs

February 18, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) โ€” Miners in southern Poland worried that massive coal imports will eliminate their jobs on Tuesday blocked railway tracks on the import route.A few hundred miners with trade union flags in the southern coal mining region town of Slawkow also planted devices on the tracks that looke...

Trump administration moves ahead on shrinking Utah monuments


February 6, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) โ€” The U.S. government implemented final management plans Thursday for two national monuments in Utah that President Donald Trump downsized more than two years ago that ensure lands previously off-limits to energy development will be open to mining and drilling despite pending laws...

Siemens earnings dip on weakness in autos, energy industries

February 5, 2020

BERLIN (AP) โ€” Orders and earnings at industrial conglomerate Siemens were lower than a year earlier in the October-December period, the company said Wednesday, weighed down by weaker performances in the auto and energy sectors.Siemens said orders for the period, its fiscal first quarter, were down 2%...