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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 New event added ''Bryneglwys Slate Mine'' on 25/03/2017 - 35 hours ago
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North East England
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in PDMHS visit August BH week 1974 (photo) - 11 hours ago
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North West England
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in Sloate Hole Lead Mine (mine) - March 24th
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Midlands
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in Apedale Heritage Centre - Extended Mine Trips - 20 hours ago
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South East England
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in RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory - February 25th
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South West England
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in Free to good home - March 24th
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North Wales
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in Whats this? (photo) - 35 hours ago
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Mid Wales
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in Long weekend trip planned around Wales - March 22nd
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South Wales
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in Ynisarwed (Upper) Coal Colliery (mine) - March 3rd
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Scotland
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in The story of Scotland's shale oil industry - January 11th
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Northern Ireland
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in Galantas Gold Mine, Omagh - June 17th 2015
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Mine Exploration Forum > International Mine Exploration Forums

Europe
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in Potash mining in Germany - March 2nd
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North America
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in Gold Mining Canada - March 22nd
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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 Expedition of 2017 to Kyrgyzstan to explore the ancient cave mine in August-September - March 23rd
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South Africa
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in Something for a cold day - January 29th
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Rest of World
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in Expedition of 2017 to Kyrgyzstan to explore the ancient cave mine in August-September - March 21st
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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 speleo.kg
in Expedition of 2017 to Kyrgyzstan to explore the ancient cave mine in August-September - March 21st
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SRT Equipment & Training
SRT techniques, training and advice.
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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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Last post by Roy Morton
in Righting photographs - January 24th
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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 mistericeman
in 72000 lumen water-cooled Light.... - February 26th
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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 lazyjason
in Cwmorthin reprint - March 15th
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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 - 35 hours ago
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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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in Derbyshire Toad - March 13th
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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 Morlock
in HSE Consultation - January 12th
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Geology & Mining
For discussion relating to geology in the context of mining techniques and processes.
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Last post by Jim MacPherson
in Historic Photographs Of Rookhope (album) - August 16th 2016
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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 Jim MacPherson
in identity of an 18th century portrait of a gentleman holding a piece of ore standing near an escarpment - March 6th
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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 Jim MacPherson
in End of the pier (photo) - April 25th 2016
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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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in Secure hosting - for info only - February 7th
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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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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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