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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.

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The coal will be mined using modern underground mining techniques which have improved significantly over recent decades, with great advances in health and safety for those on site. Much of the work is mechanised, with modern, state of the art machines controlled remotely.

The company will offer comprehensive health and safety support to all employees including pre-employment assessments, occupational health support, training and development, medical facilities and general health support.  We will report openly on our safety performance and aim for zero incidents and accidents, with the belief that everyone should go home from work safe and healthy.

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Please get in touch with any questions or comments relating to the progress of the mine.

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Latest News & Events

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.