York Potash Processing Plant

Whitby, UK

Woodsmith Mine near Whitby extracts potash and other minerals used in the production of fertiliser products. The overall investment of £2.2 billion means the project is of strategic importance to the contractor, Strabag and the wider North Yorkshire region creating up to 2,500 jobs.


  • Costly fill material avoided allowing the use of recycled 6F2 graded material
  • Site support facilities swiftly establised by using Tensar InterAx geogrid
  • Improved performance characteristics of Tensar InterAx geogrid reduced the environmental impact of the project