Black Future

Epstein, Gady; fie, Li
November 2009
Forbes Asia;11/16/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p14
The article offers information on the closure of the coal mines in the Shanxi Province in China, and its impact on the mine owners and workers. It is stated that the government has been trying to shut down these mines due to past mining disasters. It also discusses the government's plans to acquire the private mines and the decline in the production of coal. According to the mine owners, official corruption and government-spurred production are the major cause of mining disasters.


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