TITLE

Summit called in RAG coal dispute

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Dede; Gibson, Jane
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p13
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a variety of issues concerning the dispute over the future of coal mining in Germany. At issue are the financial responsibility for mining liabilities and whether German coal mining will end. An emergency coal summit among economics and finance minister was called on January 28, 2007 to deal with the dispute. RAG chairman Werner Muller and Hubertus Schmoldt, chairman of the chemical and mining union IG BCE, were also called to the summit to keep the conflict from escalating further.
ACCESSION #
23977790

 

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