Sirius Minerals

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Sirius completes Bran Sands purchase


Sirius Minerals has completed the purchase of the Bran Sands site on Teesside that lies adjacent to the former Redcar steelworks site. The land will be home to its harbour facilities and a conveyor system as part of its £2.

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Sirius links up with parish council on wildflowers project


Fylingdales Parish Council has received a £1000 donation from Sirius Minerals, after the company used seed from Fylingthorpe’s wildflower meadow to plant up some of the newly landscaped areas at the Woodsmith Mine site.

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Sirius Minerals builds relations with local businesses


Sirius Minerals has reiterated its commitment to maintaining a strong local supply chain as it welcomed suppliers on a tour of its Woodsmith Mine site, near Whitby, last week.

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Sirius and National Park join forces to improve countryside access


The company behind Woodsmith Mine has joined forces with the North York Moors National Park Authority to make improvements to a popular walking route.

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Yearby drilling works


Investigative drilling works, to support the detailed engineering designs for the mineral transport system (MTS), will begin on Monday 25 September and continue for a four-week period.

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Sirius Minerals offers STEM curriculum boost


The company behind Woodsmith Mine has launched a programme to raise awareness of its new STEM career opportunities available for young people.

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Building the mine: seismic surveys and borehole drilling


Residents will already be aware that work began at the Woodsmith Mine and Lockwood Beck sites earlier this year.

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First grant programme closing for potash fund


Charities, businesses and community groups are being encouraged to apply for grants from the Sirius Minerals Foundation, ahead of the approaching deadline for applications on Monday 31st July.

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Woodsmith Mine plans simplified


The company behind the development of Woodsmith Mine near Whitby has published revised plans for the site, designed to simplify the mine infrastructure and make the construction process more efficient.

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Scoping report submitted to simplify mine plans


The Company has been discussing its proposals with the local planning authority. A Scoping Report has been submitted in advance of a ‘Section 73 application’ in respect of the proposed amendments.

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