Brenkley Lane Surface Mine
Brenkley Lane surface mine is an operational site which lies between Newcastle City Council and Northumberland City Council. Banks Mining started extracting coal from this site in 2010. The site covers around 244 hectares of land. There is approximately 3 million tonnes of coal to be recovered and the site supports over 58 jobs directly.
The Brenkley Lane site has a dedicated community benefits fund specifically targeted at areas surrounding the site. To apply for a grant please click here for an application form.
Family affair at Shotton surface mine
Wednesday, March 30 2016
Work at a Northumberland surface mine has become a family affair, with no fewer than six sets of fathers and sons now working together on site.
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