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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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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review challenge lodged against Cumbria County Council with West Cumbria Mining named as an interested party, has been withdrawn by the claimant.

Inspiring the next generation of engineers

West Cumbria Mining’s Technical Director, Peter Altounyan (left) and Assistant Mining Engineer, Rohin Shah (right) visited Energy Coast UTC in Workington, Cumbria earlier this week to talk to Year 10/11 students about what it means to be a mining engineer at West Cumbria Mining.

Call-in Request Rejected by Government

West Cumbria Mining is delighted that the Government has agreed with Cumbria County Council’s unanimous decision to approve the planning application for the project and has rejected the request for the project to be ‘called in’.

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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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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.