For 25 years, the Coal Authority has been protecting the public and the environment. There are over 173,000 recorded mine entries on Britain’s coalfields and around 130,000 properties lie within 20 metres of at least one mine entry. The Coal Authority’s award winning engineering solutions help to manage the long term impact of mining in the UK, whilst providing an extensive range of products and services to help keep communities safe and create a better future from the UK’s coal mining past. Managing safety issues that have resulted from years of historical coal mining requires specialist knowledge. The specialists at the Coal Authority deliver a portfolio of
work that includes resolving the impacts of ground movement, the collapse of mine shafts and mine workings, mine gas emissions and mine water discharges.