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Mine Exploration Forum > UK Mine Exploration Forums

New recruits!
A forum specifically for new members (or not so new), to say hello, what their interests are, what they want from the site and so on...
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General Chat
General mining and mine exploration related chat; some off-topic permitted, but we try to keep AditNow as relevant as possible.
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Events
Check here for public events, meets and underground goings on!
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in SUICRO 2017 Irish caving forum 27th-30th Oct - 44 hours ago
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North East England
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in Gin centre stone (photo) - August 5th
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North West England
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in Richmond copper mine adit with old rails as roof joists (photo) - August 3rd
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Midlands
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in Looking to explore a nice dry mine this evening - August 16th
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South East England
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in High Wycombe - May 31st
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South West England
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in Advice on mine on my land - 80 minutes ago
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North Wales
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in Thursday Nighters - 24th of August - 5 hours ago
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Mid Wales
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in Bronfloyd access - July 13th
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South Wales
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in Chepstow Mine? - June 25th
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Scotland
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in Bridge over flooded sump (photo) - May 29th
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Northern Ireland
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in NORTHERN IRELAND MINES ACCESS - June 16th
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Mine Exploration Forum > International Mine Exploration Forums

Europe
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Last post by AGC66
in Languedoc Roussillon South of France - 7 hours ago
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North America
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Last post by JMB
in Tesla - April 6th
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South America
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in New book on the The Cornish in Latin America - November 14th 2016
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Australasia
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in Craig Revel Horwood on WDYTYA - July 14th
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South Africa
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Last post by wheldale
in More than 3,000 stuck in SA mine - August 19th
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Rest of World
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Last post by Roger the Cat
in Explosion and collapse in Indian coal mine. - August 11th
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Mine Exploration Forum > Mine Exploration Chat Forums

Exploration Chat
Technical and not so technical discussion specific to underground exploration. For example, equipment, projects, surveying, digs, preservation/restoration and health and safety issues underground.
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Last post by Mr Mike
in Waterproof bag - July 4th
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SRT Equipment & Training
SRT techniques, training and advice.
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Last post by AR
in Gear review: Camp Turbochest - March 21st
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Underground Photography & Video
Discussions related to underground photography and video; digital or film, hardware and software, techniques, recommendations and reviews.
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in Shaft Camera Recommendation ? - June 23rd
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Lamps & Lighting
Discussions related to all aspects of underground lighting including recommendations and reviews.
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Last post by royfellows
in Fellows lamps forum. - August 6th
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For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)
Things for sale... on topic please! Feel free to post your for sale and wants.
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Last post by Moorebooks
in Books - Mendip, Glaisdale and Chester - August 18th
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Member Journals
Keep other AditNow members up to date with your underground (and overground) goings on. Please note, only the journal owner may post replies and only one journal per member.
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in Ttxela Journal - August 14th
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Member Projects
Got a project on the go? A dig, a DIY lamp project, a preservation project or a massive explore planned? Why not keep other AditNow members updated with your progress?
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Last post by Tamarmole
in Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild - May 6th
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Mine Exploration Forum > Mining Forums

Mining Methods & Techniques
For technical and not so technical discussion relating to mining technologies, processes, techniques and equipment.
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Last post by Peter Burgess
in Shot Holes - June 9th
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Geology & Mining
For discussion relating to geology in the context of mining techniques and processes.
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in Geoscientists needed - April 13th
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Mining Heritage
For discussion relating to mining history, recent and ancient, technical and social as well as preservation and interpretation.
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Last post by risy76115
in National Library of Scotland 25 Inch maps - July 20th
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Mine Tramways and Railways
For railway, tramway and plateway discussion where relevant to the mining landscape.
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Last post by skimble
in Quirks & Curiosities - April 13th
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Mine Exploration Forum > Mining People & Communities

Mining People & Communities
This forum is for general discussion related to miners, mining families, their working lives and communities. Some of this will fall into the regional forums, but if it does not please feel free to post in this forum.
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Last post by sinker
in The Oaks Colliery Disaster 150th Anniversary Memorial - July 10th 2016
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Mining Workmates
This forum is intended to work in conjunction with the Miners Reunited feature (see each mine home page or the Miners Reunited page for details of how to add yourself to a mine workforce past or present) to help people who work or worked in the mining industry to make contact with workmates. Please feel free to post any requests of this nature here.
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Last post by BerryJames
in babbington - July 10th 2013
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Genealogy
AditNow receives many requests from descendants of miners and mining families, this forum is intended to help people researching their family history or specifics of their ancestors. Please feel free to post any requests of this nature here.
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Last post by Bodger
in Ystradgynlais Colliery - January 26th
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Mine Exploration Forum > Site Forums

Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections
Got an idea for an improvement to the site? Or spotted some inaccurate information? Please feel free to post in this forum. All site update and new feature notifications are posted here as well.
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Last post by crickleymal
in Lithium added to mineral list - 6 hours ago
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Regional Editors
Discussion area for Regional Editors only.
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Mine Exploration Forum > Competitions

The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition
Back after a bit of a break! The AditNow photography competition for underground mine exploration photography. We're sticking to the same formula as previous years, so the subject is again "Mine Exploration" and once again there are some great prizes on offer.
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Last post by ICLOK
in 2016 PHOTO COMP - RESULTS - February 20th
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The 2013 AditNow Photography Competition
Now in it's seventh year! The AditNow photography competition for underground mine exploration photography. We're sticking to the same formula as previous years, so the subject is again "Mine Exploration" and once again there are some great prizes on offer.
118 Posts
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Last post by ICLOK
in PHOTO COMP 2013 - RESULTS - March 18th 2014
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The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition
Now in it's sixth year! The AditNow photography competition for underground mine exploration photography. We're sticking to the same formula as previous years, so the subject is again "Mine Exploration" and once again there are some great prizes on offer.
137 Posts
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Last post by pwhole
in Photo competition 2012 - RESULTS - January 27th 2013
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The 2011 AditNow Photography Competition
Now in it's fifth year! The AditNow photography competition for underground mine exploration photography. We're sticking to the same formula as previous years, so the subject is again "Mine Exploration" and once again there are some great prizes on offer.
141 Posts
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Last post by SimonRL
in Competion Entry: Suboffender - July 10th 2012
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The 2010 AditNow Photography Competition
Now in it's fourth year! The AditNow photography competition for underground mine exploration related photographs. This year's contest is again entitled "Mine Exploration" and we have a great range of prizes on offer.
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Last post by bri hache
in 2010 PHOTO COMPETITION RESULTS - February 17th 2011
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The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition
The third annual contest for underground mine exploration related photography. This year's contest is entitled "Mine Exploration".
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Last post by ttxela
in PHOTO COMPETITION 2009 - RESULTS - January 5th 2010
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The 2008 AditNow Photography Competition
The second annual contest for mine and quarry related photography. This year's contest is entitled "Lighting the Dark".
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Last post by SimonRL
in AditNow 2008 Photography Competition - THE RESULT! - February 20th 2009
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The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition
The first in what will become an annual contest for mine and quarry related photography. This year's contest is entitled "What we've left behind".
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Last post by hughball
in Temple Pitch (photo) - January 30th
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Mine Exploration Forum > Club Forums

CATMHS
CATMHS members only: CATMHS is a mining history society formed in 1979, centered on Cumbria but with a nationwide membership and activities program.
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The Tailings
Off topic chat - if you want access please post a message in the general chat forum!
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LW Project
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