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Banks Mining
01 July 2020 | Mineral Planning | 1 Comment

Surface mine extension refused on grounds that proposed benefits did not outweigh environmental impacts

Jonathan Walker
30 June 2020 | Mineral Planning

Commercial, industrial and union backing for Banks Mining’s Bradley West surface mine plans

Bradley workers
29 June 2020 | Mineral Planning

Letters of support from local community for mine extension outweigh local objections by almost four to one

Bradley
25 June 2020 | Mineral Planning

Durham County Council experts recommend Bradley West surface mine planning application for approval

Simon Fisher
11 June 2020 | Quarrying

Group reports combined profits of £18.3 million for year ended 30 September 2019

Liam Besford
04 June 2020 | Education & Training

Local lad secures procurement position at Shotton surface mine after completing Banks apprenticeship

Banks Mining new recruits
28 May 2020 | Education & Training

Local lads secure permanent jobs at Bradley after completing apprenticeships with Banks Mining

Banks Mining

Staff at Shotton surface mine in Northumberland organize massive tribute to National Health Service heroes

Atlas Transporter
16 May 2020 | Plant & Equipment

Brevini Motion Systems gearbox technology helps ensure safe and efficient mine development in Thailand

Wirtgen surface miner
30 April 2020 | Plant & Equipment

India’s Bhubaneswari opencast mine using seven 220 SM 3.8 surface miners to mine coal

Jerry Swain
03 April 2020 | Mineral Planning

Trade union calls on Secretary of State to give the go-ahead to proposed new surface mine

Highthorn surface mine
02 April 2020 | Mineral Planning

Ministerial letter suggests decision on Banks Mining’s proposed surface mine could be near

Proposed Banks Mining Highthorn surface mine
27 June 2019 | Mineral Planning

Banks Mining welcome Court of Appeal decision on ‘Save Druridge’ Highthorn case

Margaret and Cheryl Hynd with Jim Donnelly

Mining team reflect on successful restoration of two abandoned East Ayrshire surface mine sites

Graham Allen and Lewis Stokes
04 April 2019 | Quarrying

Mining firm’s investment in local contractors at Bradley surface mine passes £1.5 million mark

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