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Conveyor Safety Training

Site Management and Celtic Energy’s H&S Manager organised a number of Conveyor Safety Training sessions at Onllwyn Washery in November 2015 using the HSE’s “Nip-point Demonstrator” machine as its centre-piece, which was loaned out to Celtic Energy by Rema Tip-Top UK. It proved to be a very effective way of demonstrating how there is no […]

Apprentice success story at Onllwyn DC

After 4 years as an apprentice at Onllwyn DC and studying at Neath College, Nathan Cornelius has succesfully completed his NVQ Level 3 ONC in Electrical Engineering.  Onllwyn DC Operations Manager Paul Davies is seen presenting Nathan with his Certificate. “Nathan has developed into a key member of the maintenance team during his 4 year […]

The Wiggle Dragon Ride

Aled Lewis of Selar Opencast site is to compete in the annual “Wiggle Dragon Ride” , (road cycling) challenge on the 7th of June 2015. Aled is  looking to complete a 226km ride through the Brecon Beacons to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support.   ABOUT THE EVENT At the turn of the century, a time […]

Coal Sculpture

  This table was manufactured from two lumps of the finest Welsh Anthracite taken  from the 9ft seam at Nant Helen opencast site. The 9ft seam is primarily used to produce our  Premium Black Diamond domestic products. Having been approached by Mark, of Grants Marble we identified the quality required which he then had to […]

Bryn Defaid

BRYN DEFAID In April Rhondda Cynon Taff CBC resolved to grant permission for a new site at Bryn Defaid near Llwydcoed Aberdare, subject to various conditions and a legal agreement. This will be the first new site that Celtic Energy have gained permission for since privatisation in 1994.The site will provide 1.2 Million tonnes of […]

Welsh 3000 Challenge Update

Onllwyn Distribution Centre,  Operations Manager Paul Davies has succesfully completed the demanding Welsh 3000 Challenge.   “I wanted to say a massive thank you for your support and added motivation to get this challenge done. It was without doubt a very hard day out and I was shocked at the terrain we had to cover […]

Welsh 3000’s Challenge

Paul Davies, Operations Manager at Onllwyn DC is to participate in the Welsh 3000’s 24hr challenge on 21st June 2014 hoping to raise in excess of £2000 for Cancer Research UK.   In order to complete the Welsh 3000s Challenge you are required to have been at the top of all 15 of the mountains […]

Celtic Energy sponsor young Welsh motorcycle champion

Liam Owen pursues his dream

Proposals for extension at Selar

Celtic Energy consults with the public on proposals for extension at Selar

New path for Ystradgynlais officially opened – Brecon & Radnor Express, July 2009

New path for Ystradgynlais officially opened