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Romanian miners march to Bucharest

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By Euronews
Romanian miners march to Bucharest

<p>Romanian miners are marching to the capital to protest against the proposed layoff of 800 staff. The workers from state-owned energy company Oltenia Energy Complex began the 300km walk from Targu Jiu to Bucharest on Monday.</p> <p>The <span class="caps">CEO</span> said the decision came as a result of falling demand for coal-based energy. The Oltenia Energy Complex reported losses of almost 200 million Euros in 2015.</p> <p>Last year the <span class="caps">IMF</span>, World Bank and European Commission called on the government to restructure the country’s two largest energy producers.</p>