Vectren Sells Three Coal Mines

Published 07/01 2014 10:11PM

Updated 07/01 2014 10:11PM

Vectren Energy gets out of the coal mining business. Tonight, the company announces it has sold three coal mines across southwest Indiana.

Collectively, the three mines employ around 850 contract miners. It's not clear what this purchase means for these jobs at this time.

The sale also means Vectren will not have any other non-utility commodity-related businesses.

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