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ArcelorMittal has laid off more than 50 workers at three coal mines in Southern West Virginia.
ArcelorMittal spokesman Bill Steers tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph that the layoffs are necessary because of decreased demand for coal.
The layoffs affect 58 workers at the company’s XMV, Concept and Extra Energy mines in McDowell County.
ArcelorMittal/Princeton general manager Greg Jessee tells the newspaper that coal mining in the U.S. has sharply declined in recent years.