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Ex-miners enjoy bright new futures

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Updated: 2017-04-06

Ex-miners enjoy bright new futures

Chen Kai patrols a factory to check vital equipment on Jan 12, Jincheng. Chen once worked at the Gushuyuan Colliery owned by Shanxi Jincheng Anthracite Mining Group. As the coal deposits have been depleted in recent years, he was transferred to a new post at Wangtang Thermo Electricity, a branch of Shanxi Jinju Coal Chemical and Power Co in November 2016. He now earns more money than when he worked at the colliery. [Photo/Xinhua]

 

Ex-miners enjoy bright new futures

Zhou Min (M) teaches trainees yoga in a gym, Yangquan, March 7. Zhou was once a staff member at Shanxi Yangquan Coal Industry Co for 12 years. Faced with redundancy, she signed an entrepreneurship agreement with the company and opened a yoga gym in September 2016. There are now more than 30 regular attendees at her classes. [Photo/Xinhua]

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