Just received these alarming news from China:

“Now most people is Mine the second generation, they all followed their Father’s Time to the Sandaoling .
You know now most Young people already went to new Mine for their working .Miner all getting older in Sandaoling and about 60% people will be retired in 2018.so the big pit close soon . most people was retired then company will be close big pit.anyway govement and company will arrange one job for surpluses people , but do not know detail yet .”

It’s not so difficult to anticipate what this may mean!

Hence we’ll go to China in December when steam is still runnuing.

Steam in Sandaoling open cast mine

Steam in Sandaoling open cast mine