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Opencast coal

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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

Bradley team members
26 February 2019 | Mineral Planning

Company looking to extract additional 100,000 tonnes of coal to meet demand from UK industrial customers

Banks Mining team
20 February 2019 | Mineral Planning

Partnership project between Banks Mining and Ibstock Brick to submit surface mine planning application

Banks Mining
23 November 2018 | Mineral Planning | 3 Comments

Company urges Secretary of State to permit surface mine after High Court quashes rejection decision

Opencast coal
18 October 2018 | Mineral Planning | 1 Comment

Draft planning guidance says proposals for all forms of coal operation should no longer be permitted

First coal from Bradley surface mine
18 September 2018 | Quarrying

Work at Banks Mining’s newest surface mine reaches latest landmark with first coal deliveries

Banks Mining
06 August 2018 | Mineral Planning

Company gets the go-ahead for High Court challenge to rejection of Highthorn surface mine plans

Lewis Stokes
01 June 2018 | Quarrying

Bradley surface mine highway improvement work extended to include road repairs outside the site

Lewis Stokes
18 May 2018 | Quarrying

Operations scheduled to run for two to three years with all on-site activity completed in 2021

Gavin Styles
18 April 2018 | Mineral Planning | 1 Comment

Company registers intention to challenge to Secretary of State’s decision to refuse planning permission

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