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The new and incredible ‘boom’ of the Spanish mining industry

By Julia Pastor, in Madrid | One year ago, the European Union approved a four-year extension from 2014 to 2018 for the loss-making coal mining sector subsidies, which affected some Spanish working mines.  Even though the Spain’s Secretary of State for the EU Diego López Garrido considered then “ it was good news for the whole of the Spanish mining industry, especially for coal mining,” the truth is that the…