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Coal for Steel

Coal for Steel

Providing a responsibly mined, high quality, critical raw material to the UK and European steel industry

WCM Sustainability Fund

WCM Sustainability Fund

Our commitment to carbon offsetting is a core part of our Corporate Social Responsibility policy forming a key element of our Sustainability Fund.

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Project Facts Update – Part 1

WCM continues to work toward construction readiness status, and as part of this has undertaken a major project review which has included a number of modifications and updates. 


WCM: Positive Progress Towards Construction Readiness

The West Cumbria Mining team continues to make good progress with the preparatory work required for construction readiness, following on from the completion of an extensive project design and financial review undertaken at the start of 2020.


We Need Your Support

There are just three working days left to visit our Haig office to view the planning documentation and to submit your support for the project.


Judicial Review Claim Update

West Cumbria Mining (WCM) can confirm that the judicial review challenge lodged against Cumbria County Council with West Cumbria Mining named as an interested party, has been withdrawn by the claimant.


Planning Application Update – May 2020

West Cumbria Mining (WCM) submitted a planning application in May 2017 for the development of a new metallurgical coal mine and associated infrastructure including rail loading facility near Whitehaven.






WCM Local Liaison Group

The WCM Local Liaison Group (LLG) was established in September 2015 and its membership is made up from a cross section of the local community.