Knight Hawk Coal accepting applications for mining positions today

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Knight Hawk Coal, headquartered in Percy, Illinois, is accepting applications for both Underground and Surface mining positions at the Armstrong Energy operations in Western Kentucky.

Knight Hawk Coal is holding a hiring event on Wednesday at the Madisonville Hampton Inn, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

If you cannot attend, you can email a resume to

The hiring event is open to experienced coal miners, including recently laid-off employees from the Armstrong Dock and Plant and the Equality Surface Mine.

There is an immediate need for mechanics, repairmen, engineers, safety, and other mining positions.

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(This story was originally published January 17, 2018)

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