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The workers’ co-operative coal mine at Monktonhall, near Edinburgh, has closed with the loss of 300 jobs. Hopes of saving the former British Coal pit fell through after Caledonian Mining, the mine engineering company, abandoned its rescue bid.

The workers’ co-operative coal mine at Monktonhall, near Edinburgh, has closed with the loss of 300 jobs. Hopes of saving the former British Coal pit fell through after Caledonian Mining, the mine engineering company, abandoned its rescue bid.