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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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Local employment already being supported

West Cumbria Mining’s (WCM) Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal Project recently progressed onto its planning and design phases, as well as further on site exploration works and we are delighted that we have been able to help a number of local people to gain some work experience, and be involved in the project from the early stages.

Agreement Reached on Haig Colliery Interim Solution

Andrew Little and Kerry Pearson of Rowlands Restructuring and Insolvency, joint liquidators of Haig Pit Mining Museum, are pleased to confirm that an agreement has been reached to provide a short term solution to securing the former Haig Colliery site.

West Cumbria Mining – supporting the Whitehaven Miners Memorial Fund

Helen Davies, West Cumbria Mining’s  Communications Manager, pictured presenting a cheque for £2500 to Gerald McGlennon at Haig Pit in support of the Whitehaven Miners Memorial Fund, who are fundraising to relocate the Haig Pit Memorial to a new location within the grounds of the museum.

West Cumbria Mining Commits to Open Communications

West Cumbria Mining, the company seeking to develop a new world class metallurgical coal mine in Cumbria, held two public meetings in July 2014 to ensure that everyone had the opportunity to find out about the project plans and have the opportunity to air their views and ask any questions.