Search

Latest News & Events

Job Vacancy – Museum Collections, Short-Term Contract

Are you a looking for summer or intern work?  We are looking for someone to join the team on a temporary basis, based at our offices in West Cumbria.

Read More

Welcome to West Cumbria Mining

  • Planning for an exciting future, supplying high quality British mined metallurgical coal to the steel industry at home and abroad

    West Cumbria Mining
  • Keep up to date with our progress towards development of the first new steel-making coal mine in the UK for over 30 years

    West Cumbria Mining
Have your say

Have your say

There are many different ways you can get in touch to find out more about the project or to give us your thoughts. Take the opportunity to provide comments on the proposed new metallurgical coal mine and register for updates on our progress. You can do this through the website, email, phone, mail or in person at our forthcoming events.

Find out more

What is the plan?

What is the plan?

WCM will be looking to provide the steel industry at home and overseas with a UK mined supply of high quality coking coal (by 2018).  Before this can happen, a number of feasibility studies and coal quality tests need to be carried out to confirm the project viability.

Find out more

What it means for West Cumbria

What it means for West Cumbria

By undertaking exploration in West Cumbria, WCM is investing in the future of the local community to provide greater opportunities including local employment for the coming decades by creating valuable and transferable skills.

Find out more

Latest News and Events

Job Vacancy – Museum Collections, Short-Term Contract

Are you a looking for summer or intern work?  We are looking for someone to join the team on a temporary basis, based at our offices in West Cumbria.

Read More

Modern Mining Methods

Technological advances and new machinery has improved health and safety for workers.

Aerial Footage

View the area from above with our birds’ eye view.

Proposed Mine Site

Click here for a 3d view of the proposed site and the buildings.

We’d love to hear from you

Please get in touch with any questions or comments relating to the progress of the mine.

You can also email us to say you’d like to sign up to receive our newsletter which will give you the updates straight to your inbox.

Click here to contact us

We won’t share your data with anyone else – see our privacy policy for more details.

Register for job vacancies