Beckermet Mining Co
The Beckermet Mining Co Ltd extracted low phosphorus hematite ore from shafts at Beckermet and Haile Moor situated near the present day Sellafield Nuclear plant.
1870 The Solway Works were established
1896 The Solway Works were bought by Charles Cammell and Co.
1901 The company was registered on 4 June to acquire iron and coal mines at Beckermet, Cumberland. 
Post-1918 Became a branch of the United Steel Companies
1954 One of the United Steel companies returned to private ownership
Sources of Information
- The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
- Hansard 19 February 1951
- The Edinburgh Gazette 26 March 1954