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Hambach Forest, Germany: Ecodefenders blockade several targets in Europe's largest open-cast mine

8.10.15

The last weekend saw a series of blockades, that halted work in several parts of the Hambach open-cast-coal-mine.

On Saturday morning, at around 2:30, several people occupied on of the huge excavators and stopped it for several hours.

Main coal conveyor belt blocked at Hambach

1st Sept 2015

Early this morning two people occupied the main conveyor belt, close to the coal bunk at hambach. This conveyor belt transports coal from all over the mine to the coal bunker, and from there, to the coal trains.