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2008-09-03 18:00:00

By Dan O'Neill YOU could claim that the ruination of the Rhondda, the end of hope for so many in South Wales, became inevitable 25 years ago this week when Margaret Thatcher made a top-level appointment. Few realised that it was, in effect, a declaration of war against the miners.

2008-08-24 03:00:19

SCOTLAND'S last 400 mineworkers are to ballot for a strike for the first time in 23 years after rejecting a 4.1 per cent pay offer from Scottish Coal. (c) 2008 Sunday Mail; Glasgow (UK). Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-08-08 00:00:30

By Mark Hughes HE IS the man who has devoted his life to trying to save Britain's coal mining industry. They are the eco-activists that are campaigning to stop the construction of Britain's first coal-fired power station in more than 30 years.

2005-08-07 13:19:42

By James Macharia JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold miners launched their first industry-wide strike in 18 years on Sunday to demand higher wages in the world's biggest bullion producer, the country's main mining union said.

2005-08-07 13:18:09

By James Macharia JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African gold miners launched their first industry-wide strike in 18 years on Sunday to demand higher wages in the world's biggest bullion producer, the country's main mining union said.


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