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Completion of Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) marks major milestone for WCM

WCM is delighted to announce the completion of its Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS), which is a major milestone in the development of its plans for the creation of the Cumbrian metallurgical coal project to supply steelmakers in the UK and EU with high quality hard coking coal.

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What happens when it closes?

  • Ensuring plans are in place

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All mines have a lifespan which runs for as long as there is coal to be mined economically.

There are strict guidelines and legislation which will be adhered to as and when the mine reaches the end of its viable life. Depending on the site, some mines can be used for other purposes – for example The Eden Project, a visitor attraction in Cornwall, is a disused clay mine – whilst others are returned to their pre-mining use after closure.  The legislation also includes preparing the workforce for moving onto new employment as and when necessary.

The mine site itself will be protected by a remediation bond as per a condition of the Section 106 Agreement. Following final closure of the mine, the land would be restored to its original status.

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Latest News & Events

Completion of Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS) marks major milestone for WCM

WCM is delighted to announce the completion of its Definitive Feasibility Study (DFS), which is a major milestone in the development of its plans for the creation of the Cumbrian metallurgical coal project to supply steelmakers in the UK and EU with high quality hard coking coal.