8 Oct 2015

Huntly East Coal Mine Closure - Allan Sanson

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 1:14 pm on 8 October 2015

Solid Energy is to close its underground coal mine at Huntly East, which employs 68 people. Company managers met workers at the mine this morning to give them the news. Solid Energy chief executive, Dan Clifford, said the mine had been struggling financially for some time and its loss-making position had become worse recently. The Waikato District Mayor, Allan Sanson, talks about how this will affect Huntly.