NAACO Industries to cut 75 American jobs

Kemper coal operation to cut 75 jobs

The company that supplies lignite coal to Mississippi Power’s Kemper County energy plant will lay off 75 people in approximately two months, about half of its workforce.

According to a recent U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissions filing, NAACO Industries, which oversees Liberty Fuels Company LLC — a subsidiary of North American Coal Co. — sent notice to mine employees on Aug. 4.

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