Opencast mining restoration case study: Banks tackles former Scottish coal site at Ponesk

In early July, Banks Mining started restoration on the former Ponesk surface mine to return the land to the local community

by Jez Abbott
Restoration work at Ponesk is estimated to cost around £13m and take 22 months. Photograph: Banks Mining
Restoration work at Ponesk is estimated to cost around £13m and take 22 months. Photograph: Banks Mining

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