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Woodhouse Colliery Planning Application Press Statement

Today, 19th March 2019, Cumbria County Council (CCC) has formally granted planning approval to West Cumbria Mining (WCM) to develop its Metallurgical Coal Project, which will be known as Woodhouse Colliery – a new underground mine, located on a brownfield site, to the south west of Whitehaven in West Cumbria.





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WCM Project Update Newsletter – Autumn 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of West Cumbria Mining’s project update newsletter, which is our way of keeping the local community and our stakeholders informed as to the progress of our project.




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Large Diameter Drilling (LDD) gets underway

Following on from the very successful offshore exploration drilling campaign of 2017, West Cumbria Mining (WCM) is now embarking on a new phase of work, this time onshore, where it is aiming to recover a significantly larger quantity of coal from underground.


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