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The team at WCM are passionate about coking coal and our mining heritage, together with educating people about the requirements for our product in the production of steel.

Today, members of the team spent the morning, with Jeremy Paxman, discussing the history of coal mining in the UK, its decline and potential revival through our Woodhouse Colliery project in Cumbria.

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  • Aiming to be an employer of choice

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We are looking to create around 500 direct jobs at the mine and are aiming for 80% of these vacancies to be filled by people from the local area.

There will be positions available above and below ground, with varied roles available for those with relevant previous experience, people looking to retrain and for school-leavers who are looking to start their career through our apprenticeship scheme.

Pre-registration for future vacancies closed on 31 March 2017 and currently, we are not accepting additional applications at this time.

There will be a further opportunity to register for employment towards the end of 2018 and this will be announced on our website and through our social media channels.

West Cumbria Mining is aiming to be an employer of choice; attracting and retaining the best people. Employees working at the Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal Project will receive a competitive benefits package. We fully support gender equality in all roles, underground and surface, as well as encouraging diversity within our workforce.

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We’d love to hear from you

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

You can also email us to say you’d like to sign up to receive our newsletter which will give you the updates straight to your inbox.

Click here to contact us

We won’t share your data with anyone else – see our privacy policy for more details.

Latest News & Events

The team at WCM are passionate about coking coal and our mining heritage, together with educating people about the requirements for our product in the production of steel.

Today, members of the team spent the morning, with Jeremy Paxman, discussing the history of coal mining in the UK, its decline and potential revival through our Woodhouse Colliery project in Cumbria.