Jobs http://kvnf.org en More Layoffs As Coal Mine All But Shuttered http://kvnf.org/post/more-layoffs-coal-mine-all-shuttered <p>More coal miners in the North Fork Valley are being laid off. Oxbow Mining company, owned by billionaire Bill Koch, laid off more than a hundred more employees on Monday at its Elk Creek mine.</p><p> Wed, 04 Dec 2013 00:50:00 +0000 Elise Thatcher 19342 at http://kvnf.org More Layoffs As Coal Mine All But Shuttered Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine http://kvnf.org/post/major-layoffs-oxbow-coal-mine <p></p><p>Two weeks ago, the coal mine near Paonia owned by billionaire Bill Koch laid off more than half of its employees. The Koch owned Oxbow Mining company hopes to expand operations again in the future and rehire some of the workers.&nbsp; In the meantime the layoffs are creating hardships for a number of communities.</p> Wed, 16 Oct 2013 16:49:31 +0000 Elise Thatcher 17307 at http://kvnf.org Major Layoffs at Oxbow Coal Mine