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Mark Kirkbride, CEO WCM

For he’s a jolly good fellow!

WCM are delighted to announce that Mark Kirkbride, CEO has been awarded a Fellowship of The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM). 



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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.


In-Cumbria Interview with WCM’s CEO, Mark Kirkbride

January 2018’s edition of In-Cumbria magazine features an interview with West Cumbria Mining’s CEO, Mark Kirkbride, who discusses the latest developments at WCM in its aim to mine metallurgical coal near Whitehaven in West Cumbria to supply the steel industry at home and abroad. 




West Cumbria Mining


WCM West Cumbria Mining, together with its specialist contractor Hargreaves, have begun the initial investigation work of the former Sandwith Anhydrite mine drifts

West Cumbria Mining supplier

Supplier Open Day 2017

West Cumbria Mining Supplier Open Day, Haig Museum office, 12th July 2017

WCM hosted a supplier open day on 12th July at its Haig Museum office, businesses were invited to come along and register their interest in working with the company.