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Coal Jobs Coming to Pike County

Officials say around 250 coal jobs are coming to eastern Kentucky.

According to WYMT-TV High Ridge Mining plans to develop seven deep mines in Pike County which will employ 36 miners each.

Bill Smith, the owner of High Ridge Mining was in meetings on Wednesday, but his son took us on a tour of the prep plant that will be used when the mines open.

The hiring process will be handled by the Office of Employment and Training in Pikeville.

You can call 606-433-7721 to find out more information about how to apply.

Filed under: Pike Co. | Unemployment | Mining


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