Project Progress

ThisĀ  progress chart was last updated on: 02/03/2015

Milestone Status
Form a working party to develop the project Completed
Negotiate with UK Coal (the land owners) Completed
Engage consultants for the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Completed
Agree the scope of the EIA with Wakefield council Completed
Negotiate with the Minerals Planning Authority (MPA) Completed
Establish the Workers Co-operative Completed
Form the Community Liaison Group Completed
Run Public Information Events Completed
Submit a planning Application Completed
Further negotiations with the MPA Completed
Full Planning consent granted by MPA Completed
Negotiate a contract with an electricity supply company who uses Coal fired Power Stations In Progress
Raise Capital to fund the development Completed
Finalise Community Development Plan In progress
Form Community Foundation In progress
Appoint contractor to construct the surface infrastructure Completed
Construct the mine drifts to the Sharlston Top Coal Seam Not Yet Started
Finalise Community Development Plan Not Yet Started
Commence mining Not Yet Started