China's Shanxi Province to close 1,600 coal mines in 3 years

Apr. 20, 2009 (China Knowledge) – China's Shanxi Province will launch an unprecedented reform for the coal industry for the next three years, with the number of its coal mines cut to 1,000 from the current 2,600, according to a decision announced by the local provincial government on Wednesday…..more at ChinaNewswire