Major restoration programme at Grinkle

The collapse of old mine workings on the fringe of the North York Moors in the UK has led to a major restoration programme being launched by ICL UK – formerly Cleveland Potash – at a cost of £1.5 million (US$2.4 million)

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Aerial view of the mine site

When the old Grinkle ironstone mine was built in the 1880s, near the site of the modern Boulby potash mine, a culvert was used to divert Easington Beck away from the mine workings.

 

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