A federal court judge has denied an application from two unions for a court order that would have prevented more Chinese workers from coming to a coal mine near Tumbler Ridge, B.C., saying the unions failed to prove “irreparable harm” would result from allowing the workers to come, The Globe and Mail reported. HD Mining International, the company at the center of the controversy over hundreds of foreign workers at a B.C. mine, called the decision a “massive victory,” saying it was pleased to be able to continue work at its $300 million Murray River project.