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The Banks Group's two new apprentices
14 October 2017 | Education & Training

Matthew Fletcher and Cameron Cook beat 140 applicants to take their first steps on the career ladder

New Komatsu loader
28 September 2017 | Plant & Equipment

Six-figure plant investment driving further emission reductions at Northumberland sites

Ponesk team members
18 September 2017 | SHE

Workforce from successful Ponesk restoration scheme to carry out similar project at Spireslack surface mine

SAWS delegates
12 September 2017 | SHE

Chinese State Administration of Work Safety calls on firm to share its experiences and ideas

16 July 2017 | SHE

North East icon wins Best Parks Partnership at Horticulture Week Custodian Awards

Banks Mining
27 April 2017 | SHE

Plans submitted with restoration of adjacent Ponesk site currently ahead of schedule

IQ PRIME accreditation for Banks Mining
15 March 2017 | Education & Training

Banks Mining site in Northumberland achieves new PRIME accreditation from Institute of Quarrying

Shotton surface mine employees
31 January 2017 | Quarrying

Durham-based mining company first in Europe to become a Bettercoal participating coal supplier

Workers at Ponesk
20 October 2016 | Quarrying

Banks Mining manage to retain majority of Rusha mine workers following suspension of coal extraction

Coal loading at the Port of Blyth
21 September 2016 | Quarrying

Four thousand tonnes of coal from Shotton surface mine supplied to Spanish customer via Port of Blyth

Highthorn called in
15 September 2016 | Mineral Planning | 3 Comments

Banks Mining frustrated by Secretary of State’s decision to hold a public inquiry into coal scheme

Ponesk surface mine restoration
29 July 2016 | SHE

Company awarded contract for restoration of former Scottish Coal opencast site near Muirkirk

Highthorn project team
13 July 2016 | Mineral Planning | 2 Comments

Northumberland County Council planning committee supports Banks Mining’s surface mine plans

Jonathan Walker
27 May 2016 | Quarrying | 1 Comment

North East Chamber of Commerce and CBI for the North East support surface mine proposals

Neil Cook
21 April 2016 | Education & Training

Neil Cook swaps his hard hat for a mortarboard and gown at recent graduation ceremony