Creating the Eden Project in a china clay pit; UK

Creating the Eden Project in a china clay pit; UK

Pete Whitbread-Abrutat was a key member of the original team that created the (then £86 million) Eden Project in Cornwall, UK – the renowned world class visitor destination, educational charity, and vehicle for regional socio-economic regeneration. Eden was...
ICMM-IUCN Roundtable on Mining Legacy

ICMM-IUCN Roundtable on Mining Legacy

The controversial global issue of mining legacy sites affects the reputation of the international mining industry. While at the Eden Project, Pete Whitbread-Abrutat was part of the organising committee for ICMM-IUCN International Roundtable on the Restoration...
Mine closure planning and reviews; international

Mine closure planning and reviews; international

While working at Wardell Armstrong International, Pete Whitbread-Abrutat reviewed and prepared mine closure and rehabilitation plans for many mines in many different contexts. Some examples include: Detailed mine closure and rehabilitation plan preparation for a new...
‘101 Things To Do With A Hole In The Ground” book

‘101 Things To Do With A Hole In The Ground” book

While working for the Eden Project’s Post-Mining Alliance, Pete Whitbread-Abrutat co-developed the original concept and was part of the team that produced the best-selling book, ‘101 Things To Do With a Hole in the Ground‘. By focusing on 101 post-mining projects from...