Sequoia Energy adding coal jobs in Harlan

Sequoia Energy, a subsidiary of Southern Coal Corp., plans to hire 48 people in the coming weeks because it is expanding operations in Harlan County.

"We got a good coal order, and we need to expand our operation to the meet the needs of that long-term order," chief financial officer Terry Miller told the Herald-Leader.

The company is opening a new mine that will include an investment of $10.1 million in additional equipment, Miller said.

The mine is expected to produce 80,000 raw tons of coal monthly.

To apply for a position, call Sequoia Energy's office in Middlesboro at (606) 248-0535.