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Labour Inspectorate: The gallery collapse at Lupeni coalmine could have been prevented

The Territorial Labour Inspectorate (ITM) has conducted 43 checks at the Hunedoara Energy Complex this year, with 185 warnings and two fines amounting to RON 17,000 for irregularities at Lupeni coalmine. The mine hasn’t received hydraulic poles since 2013. ITM ...

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Tender’s Vulcan inks historic deal with Kuwait Oil Company

On March 12, Vulcan, the Romanian manufacturer for power plant boilers and industrial equipments, signed a USD 10 million contract with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for 270 pumping units, a press release informs. This is the biggest order for pumping ...

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RON 200 M state aid for closure of coal mines in the Jiu Valley this year

Hunedoara Energy Complex (CEH), which manages four coal mines in the Jiu Valley and two thermal power plants, Mintia and Paroseni, will receive this year a state aid of about RON 200 million, according to a draft law initiated by ...

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Update: 360 miners at Paroseni and Uricani stage protests, late wages to be paid following negotiations

Some 360 miners at Paroseni and Uricani coal mines in Valea Jiului area have self-blocked underground during the night of Monday to Tuesday. They are dissatisfied with not cashing in their wages for November, payments being delayed by one week. ...

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Lonea and Lupeni mines in Jiu Valley to be closed down

Lonea and Lupeni mines in Jiu Valley will enter the programme of mine closure until 2018 and only the Livezeni and Vulcan mines will be part of the Hunedoara Energy Complex, Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu has announced on Friday. The ...

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Vulcan miners give up protests, Lonea miners continue protests underground

Vulcan miners have come out from the underground Wednesday morning, following negotiations with the Hunedoara Energy Complex (CEH) special administrator and Hunedoara County Prefect. Special administrator Dan Agrisan and Prefect Sorin Vasilescu have had negotiations with the Lonea miners as ...

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Update: 300 miners protest underground at Vulcan coalmine, joining the miners at Lonea. CEH director resigns

Some 300 miners self-incarcerated underground on Tuesday at the Vulcan coalmine of the Jiu Valley, while office staff joined the protest above the ground. They are worried about the possible bankruptcy of the state-owned Hunedoara Energy Complex (CEH), comprising four ...

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Some 200 miners self-blocked underground at Lonea coalmine

Some 200 miners at the coal exploitation Lonea have self- blocked Monday morning underground, dissatisfied with the situation of the Hunedoara Energy Complex (CEH), requiring the presence of Energy Minister Victor Grigorescu in the Jiu Valley, capital.ro reports. “Until the ...

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