Potland Burn mine

From Global Energy Monitor

Potland Burn mine is an open cut coal mine near Ashington in Northumberland. The mine is owned and operated by UK Coal.

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UK Coal is planning to extract approximately 2 million tonnes of coal from the mine. Mining commenced in March 2010 and the scheduled closure is in December 2016.[1]

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  1. UK Coal, "Potland Burn - Continuing Northumberland’s Proud Mining Traditions",UK Coal website, accessed October 2012.

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