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Posted: 13/03/2017 11:38:56
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Something going on around Camborne shaft? They look busy... IP: 213.121.240.230
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Posted: 13/03/2017 23:42:05
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There is a big stope under the road. IP: 169.57.0.247
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Posted: 14/03/2017 02:59:17
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Would that be anything to do with the 'Irish' company?

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Posted: 14/03/2017 06:53:56
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I gather that one of them has a ridiculous american hotrod truck and a very silly hipster beard lumbersexual thing going on. They'll probably call it "The Cornish Organic Tin Company" or something

Oddly enough, some of the Wheal Union (Unity Wood/KF south lode) sections have made it into the wrong folder, Wheal Union, Redruth. Quite interesting stuff and something few are aware of. R99C
IP: 169.57.0.236 Edited: 14/03/2017 06:55:17 by The Fresh Prince of Portreath
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Posted: 17/03/2017 11:07:44
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Well, they've all buggered off again after digging a hole in the road.

Looks like the significantly older hole in the hedge is still open for business...
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Posted: 21/03/2017 09:49:04
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They have been granted a lord F licence to prospect in the area for which he has mineral rights. Camborne Shaft is the only method of ingress into Wheal Busy.
If you notice, the shafts in Unity wood have been capped using batcastles; not for sake of the wildlife (as was demonstrated by Hallenbeagle) but rather for prospecting access in tune with Trounson's recommendations in his book.

It would be interesting to see a rework and how they try and adapt the conditions for modern techniques. Let alone what they do with the ore as the tin belt has long since disbanded. Or they could just open cast the lot, servicing their drills on the tears of conservationists and selling produce on the dark web.
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Posted: 21/03/2017 10:43:58
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Uncapping shafts, even plugged ones is no problem. IP: 81.140.40.222
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Posted: 21/03/2017 12:47:08
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Lord F seems to have chosen otherwise in the case of Killifreth. IP: 188.222.9.152
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