coal mining http://wkms.org en Patriot Coal and UWMA Reach Potential Agreement Over Benefits http://wkms.org/post/patriot-coal-and-uwma-reach-potential-agreement-over-benefits <p>The nation's biggest miners' union and Patriot Coal Co. say they have reached a potential settlement over the severity of wage and benefits cuts a bankruptcy judge had allowed the company to impose. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 20:23:01 +0000 Chad Lampe & Associated Press 33925 at http://wkms.org Patriot Coal and UWMA Reach Potential Agreement Over Benefits Patriot Coal to Close Surface Mine in Henderson http://wkms.org/post/patriot-coal-close-surface-mine-henderson <p></p><p>Patriot Coal Corporation says it plans to close a Henderson County surface mine by the end of the year. The Bluegrass Mine Complex near Hebbardsville in Henderson County employs 89 workers. Henderson County Judge-Executive Hugh McCormick tells The Gleaner he’s very disappointed about the announcement, and it will impact the area's economy. Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:39:36 +0000 Angela Hatton 24125 at http://wkms.org Patriot Coal to Close Surface Mine in Henderson