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2008-10-07 18:00:26

By VINCE GLEDHILL CONTROVERSIAL plans for an opencast mine next to a town were given the go-ahead today. Hundreds of people objected to UK Coal's plans to dig up 600 acres of open land at Potland Burn, north of Ashington. But members of Northumberland County Council planning and regulatory committee approved the proposals at a meeting in Morpeth today. A year ago the council's planning officers said they were against the plan because it would damage regeneration work in Ashington...

2008-07-03 06:00:47

By PETER RANSCOMBE SCOTTISHPOWER and Scottish Coal today unveil the largest coal contract in Scottish history, in a move that could create more than 100 jobs. Under the five-year deal, likely to be worth up to GBP 700 million, Scottish Coal will supply fuel to ScottishPower's Longannet power station in Fife. The amount of coal to be supplied will depend on the demand for electricity but it is understood it could be two million tonnes per year. Scottish Coal operates nine opencast...

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