Amyntaio Power Plant
Workers of the country's public power corporation are to start rolling 48-hour strikes from Tuesday at midnight, their labor union GENOP announced on Monday.
The action, which is being held to protest the government's plans to shut down all of the country's lignite-powered plants starting next year.
Workers at the state-run Public Power Corporation will be staging a rally on Monday in Kozani, northern Greece, to protest the government's plans to shut down all of the country's lignite-powered plants starting next year.
The rally against the "sudden death" of PPC, according to unionists, will start at 5 p.m. at the main square of the town of Ptolemaida.
A destroyed road near the lignite coal mine area, where a huge landslide occurred near Amyntaio, Monday. Big masses of soil moved about 40 meters, causing dozens of residents of nearby village Agioi Anargyroi to evacuate their homes. A large portion of the mine collapsed and four excavators were crushed under tons of soil.