UK’s first coal mine in three decades gets go-ahead

The coal mine in Cumbria will produce fuel for steel-making

Fears rise in German industries as Rhine River evaporates

A German business group has said chemical and steel industries could soon be forced to switch off as low river levels makes it hard to transport cargo

Campaigners slam potential approval of new UK coal mine

If the project goes ahead, it would be the first deep coal mine to launch in the UK for more than 30 years

Government ‘likely to give green light to UK’s first coal mine in decades’

The colliery will produce coking coal for the UK’s steel industry which currently relies on Russia

Electricity prices are a barrier to decarbonisation, UK steel industry says

UK steel manufacturers currently pay 61% more for electricity than their competitors in Germany and 51% more than in France, new report finds

Consortium delivers ‘world’s-first’ fossil-free steel

The steel was delivered to Volvo Group as a trial run ahead of its commercial production in 2026