Opencast Coal Site, Ffos y Fran

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Opencast Coal Site, Ffos y Fran

PBA helped address complex environmental, ecological and drainage challenges to bring forward a major land reclamation scheme, including the extraction of 11 million tonnes of coal by opencast methods, to restore the land at no cost to the public.

To facilitate accurate air quality studies throughout this constantly changing landscape, we created a new model based on our transport experience that used techniques from the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges. This approach was adopted by others in the mining industry.

Work started on site in 2007 and will continue for a further 17 years.