Volume of coal produced in opencast mines in England 2012-2014, by district

This statistic shows the volume of coal produced in opencast mines in England from 2012 to 2014, by mineral planning authority, with the number of opencast sites shown in parentheses. While some sites decreased production in 2013, others increased, such as the site in Leicestershire which increased output by over 400,000 metric tons. In 2014, sites at Durham and Telford and Wrekin had closed, and an additional site in Northumberland had been opened.

Saleable opencast coal production in England between 2012 and 2014, by district

Mineral planning authority (no. of operational sites)201220132014
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United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

2012 to 2014

Supplementary notes

* In 2012 and 2013, Telford and Wrekin and Durham each had one operational site, and Northumberland had three.

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