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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 01-07-2009, 12:04 AM Thread Starter
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Anybody in the mining ind.?

Wondered if it has slowed down on your end?
We lost 70 trucks for next years order. still have 390 to build, but we have a hiring freeze on now.
Got the normal lay off rumors of course.
Just hoping to miss the trickle down effect

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we have kept the same truck order a dozen 320 ton hailpacks but are holding of on a new shovel untill we get a large bridge loan taken care of.
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great to hear, just got done running a 930 last night. what is the name of your mine?

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Just heard on the radio that our 2 iron mines are laying off 350 people end of the weel & another 70 in March.

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I am at the elkview mine in the elk valley in bc. Sparwood is the nearest town.
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