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FPL Buys Coal Plant, Plans Immediate Phase-Out

For the second time in as many years, utility Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) has entered documentation with state regulators to purchase a coal facility – this time the 330-megawatt Indiantown Cogeneration complex in a deal worth $451 million – with the intention of closing it.

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Drayton Mine to Close in September

Anglo American announced June 17 that its Drayton operation in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia, will cease operations by the end of September, taking with it 200 jobs.

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NIOSH Releases Ergonomics App

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has unveiled a new app, ErgoMine, designed to provide an ergonomic assessment for key on-site tasks.

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Zimbabwe’s Hwange Colliery Considers Cutting Workforce

In order to revamp Zimbabwe's Hwange Colliery Co., the company is thinking about cutting a third of its 3,000-person workforce, according to Reuters.

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