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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 Winsford Salt Mine: From Drill and Blast to Automated Continuous Mining - 24 hours ago
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North East England
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in Wellhopeknott Lead Mine (mine) - July 29th
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North West England
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in Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked - 7 hours ago
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Midlands
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South East England
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in Cissbury Flint Mine, Sussex - April 16th
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South West England
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in Botallack in the storm - August 7th
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North Wales
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Mid Wales
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in Cwmystwyth on Youtube - 12 hours ago
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South Wales
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in Llangan Lead Mines - August 8th
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Scotland
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in Mining remains in Perth area? - May 7th
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Northern Ireland
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in New Gold Min for Northen Ireland. - November 30th 2017
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Mine Exploration Forum > International Mine Exploration Forums

Europe
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Last post by Boy Engineer
in French Coal archive footage - March 4th
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North America
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in Buy Real Quality Passports, Drivers License, ID's, Etc.( jayroy011@hotmail.com ) - June 30th
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South America
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in Death of British Mine Owner in 1860 in Chanaral, Chile - April 26th
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Australasia
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South Africa
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in Miners trapped after power cut. - February 3rd
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Rest of World
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in Kolar Gold Field, India - April 2nd
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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 Roy Morton
in Narrow gauge sack truck: transporting sand bags UG - May 3rd
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SRT Equipment & Training
SRT techniques, training and advice.
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Last post by ttxela
in Rope eye rewhipping - December 13th 2017
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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 360 photo Deep Ecton - May 23rd
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Lamps & Lighting
Discussions related to all aspects of underground lighting including recommendations and reviews.
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in Fellows lamps forum. - August 15th
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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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in Gazetteer of the Coal Mines of South Wales & Monmouthshire - August 13th
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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 - 22 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 New camera - May 14th
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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 Roy Morton
in Electic Dumper - September 27th 2017
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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 John Mason
in Can Abandoned Mines Heat our Future? - August 7th
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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 trebor
in Mine Headframes in the British Isles - January 23rd
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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 rufenig
in Save a Railway Tunnel - January 6th
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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 Moorebooks
in Ivor Brown memorial Lectures 27th of October 2018 - March 13th
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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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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 Gaydrey
in Engineer ? - September 13th 2017
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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 'subscription' to threads - June 26th
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Regional Editors
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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 2017
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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.
119 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.
138 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.
142 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".
228 Posts
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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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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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