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In the heart of Yorkshire’s North York Moors National Park, a colossal venture is underway, captivating the attention of mining magnate Duncan Wanblad. Leading the charge for Anglo American, Wanblad finds himself at the helm of the ambitious Woodsmith fertiliser mine project, nestled near the coastal town of Whitby.

Boasting unparalleled dimensions, the project unveils the largest polyhalite deposits globally, concealed beneath the picturesque countryside. With mine shafts delving a mile deep and engineers carving out a 23-mile transport tunnel, the scale of operations is nothing short of monumental.

Yet, amid the grandeur lies a daunting reality. The project’s expenses have skyrocketed, far surpassing initial estimates since Anglo American’s acquisition of Woodsmith Mine owner Sirius Minerals in 2020. With expenditures already exceeding £2 billion and projections pointing towards a total bill of at least £7 billion, Wanblad faces mounting scrutiny over the venture’s viability.

In Wanblad’s own words, the Woodsmith project embodies both promise and peril, encapsulating the spirit of ambition and risk inherent in the mining industry’s pursuit of monumental endeavors.