Union warns “save surface mining” before too late

A miners’ union is adamant the Government needs to step in or risk seeing the surface mining industry crumble. Today the Prime Minister promised to look into the plight of miners in Scotland following the collapse of one of the country’s largest mining firms which spelled the loss of 600 jobs at Scottish Coal’s six […]

Energy firms accused of spying on greens

Energy giants E.ON and Scottish Power have been accused of spying on environmental campaigners. The two companies, along with coal producer Scottish Resources Group, are said to have paid a private security firm to carry out covert monitoring of green activists. The security company was reported to have sent an employee to infiltrate campaign meetings […]