News & Events

New Team Members at WCM

Jasmine Nock – Jasmine joins WCM as our recruitment and training lead, supporting our pre-registration, engagement, apprenticeship and employee development programmes.  

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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.

West Cumbria Mining hosts visit from Cumberland Geological Society

WCM’s Project Geologist, Dennis Rowland, held a morning session with the Cumberland Geological Society recently, as part of a Society day trip introducing ‘Coal and Iron in West Cumbria.’

The aim of the session was to provide an overview of the geology and mining history of the coalfield and an update on the progress of the WCM project which is aiming to mine metallurgical coal from seams off the coast of St Bees Head.

Copeland Open for Business Conference

West Cumbria Mining’s CEO, Mark Kirkbride, will be among a group of Cumbria’s most influential business leaders, Central Government representatives and local MP’s tomorrow, Thursday 19th April, presenting at the Copeland Open for Business Conference being held at Whitehaven Golf Club.