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UK Coal


UK Coal has been bought out of administration by a new company called UKCSMR, saving almost 300 jobs at coal mines in Northumberland and County Durham.
24-Nov-2014


UK Coal has revived plans for a new opencast coal mine at Leadgate in County Durham.
22-Jul-2013


UK Coal is expected to go through a state-backed pre-pack administration through PwC, in order to save 2,000 jobs and transfer mining operations to the Coal Authority and the Pension Protection Fund.
01-Jul-2013


UK Coal is seeking permission from Gateshead Council to set up an opencast coal mine at Marley Hill, with the creation of 80 jobs.
28-Jan-2013


UK Coal is to sell its Harworth Power Generation business to Red Rose Infrastructure for £20m, including coal mine methane power assets in Kellingley, Thoresby, Harworth and Stillingfleet.
25-Jun-2012


UK Coal has submitted plans to Nottinghamshire County Council for an opencast mine at Shortwood Farm near Awsworth.
12-Apr-2012


UK Coal and Peel Group are planning to develop 11 energy-from-waste power plants at former coal mining sites of the Harworth Estate.
15-Jun-2011


UK Coal is to relocate its Harworth Estates property division and 20 staff to the Advanced Manufacturing Park near Rotherham by the end of the year.
15-Nov-2010


UK Coal is to submit plans to build a 66-acre business park at the former Rufford Colliery in Nottinghamshire, which could create 2,000 jobs.
25-Mar-2010


UK Coal is to raise £100m from investors, in order to reduce debt and fund the expansion of its coal mining and property operations.
17-Sep-2009


UK Coal is to submit plans to resurrect opencast coal mining operations on a 250-acre site at Butterwell in Northumberland, with the creation of up to 84 jobs.
20-Jan-2009


UK Coal has announced a collaboration agreement with Peel Energy to develop wind farms on up to 14 of its sites.
14-Nov-2008


UK Coal has won approval to set up an opencast coal mine at Ashington in Northumberland, with the creation of 60 jobs.
08-Oct-2008


UK Coal is to consider plans to reopen the Harworth colliery near Doncaster, and is also investing £100m to extend the lives of the Thoresby mine in Nottinghamshire and Kellingley in Yorkshire.
21-Apr-2008


UK Coal has submitted plans to Telford & Wrekin Council to extract 900,000 tonnes of coal from a new opencast mine near the Wrekin in Shropshire, with the creation of 40 jobs.
19-Dec-2007


UK Coal has announced that an unnamed distribution firm is planning to relocate up to 50 jobs to a new headquarters on its Asfordby Business Park site near Melton in Leicestershire over the next six months.
19-Oct-2007


UK Coal has secured government approval for the regeneration of the former Gascoigne Wood mine in Selby, which will create new office and distribution facilities.
20-Aug-2007


UK Coal has won planning permission to mine 3m tonnes of coal at Kellingley Colliery near Pontefract, securing the short-term future of 700 jobs until a £60m investment in the pit's Beeston seam is complete in a few years.
09-Aug-2007


UK Coal is considering plans to invest up to £50m at the Thoresby Colliery in Nottinghamshire, in order to extend its life and open up new coal reserves.
20-Jul-2007


UK Coal is to submit plans to extract more than 900,000 tonnes of coal from new open-cast mines in Shropshire.
02-Mar-2007


UK Coal is to sell the Maltby colliery in South Yorkshire to Hargreaves Services for £21m, securing the future of 470 jobs.
28-Feb-2007


UK Coal has submitted plans to extend the opencast coal mine at Stobswood near Ellington, Northumberland.
01-Feb-2006


UK Coal has won planning permission from Durham County Council for a 121-acre opencast mine at Stony Heap, near Leadgate, with the creation of 40 jobs.
21-Dec-2005


UK Coal is to invest £20m in the installation of new coal cutting and other equipment at Daw Mill Colliery in Warwickshire.
21-Sep-2004


UK Coal has sold its Australian mining operations to ABN Amro Rothschild for £21m, and the proceeds will be used to develop coal fields in the UK.
05-Apr-2004


UK Coal is to introduce seven-day working at Kellingley colliery in Yorkshire with the creation of 240 jobs, but 70 jobs are being lost at its Ellington colliery and its Selby complex will close in June.
11-Dec-2003


UK Coal has secured a £36m government grant to invest in eight deep mines in Yorkshire, the Midlands and the north-east.
01-Dec-2003


UK Coal has applied for a share of a £79m government grant to develop new coal reserves at eight mines and secure the future of 4,000 jobs.
08-Aug-2003


UK Coal is seeking permission to set up an opencast coal mine near the villages of Harlington and Bolton-on-Dearne in South Yorkshire.
03-Jul-2003


UK Coal is to invest £1m at the Ellington colliery in Northumberland, in order to maintain production and secure the future of 400 jobs.
02-May-2002