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South Crofty
Posted: 16/05/2019 12:46:22
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Drove past today for first time in ages. The main winder house is a skeleton, you can see the gantry crane. Is the winder still there and what is happening to it?
Also, on the smaller headgear there is still one rope attached, does this still work?
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Posted: 17/05/2019 09:31:04
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Lots of exciting things happening at Crofty. Some very serious work being done and they really are doing stuff. They may be a bit behind with things, but read their announcements.

Anyone would be insane not to plough all of their money into the shares.

I'd say that we're looking at another 20 miles of diamond drilling, resource re-estimation, more announcements before the decision not to reopen is made.

A retrospective view of the candle charts (share values) would be interesting. I'd be looking for a mass sell off.

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Posted: 19/05/2019 16:15:21
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Hi FP,

So you have are renewed sense of optimism about South looking for TIN then rather than pissing about looking for rare earth's! ??
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Posted: 20/05/2019 08:14:35
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They're looking for funding and they'll say whatever the current fashion is to get it.

There is a lot of government money coming to "get cornwall mining again" in the pipes, I gather. We'll have Cornish Cobalt, Cornish Technitium, Cornish Rare Earths, they might even rename an element in Cornish to get even more funding. There will be people from CSM banging on about Low Carbon Mining and Sustainable mining and how throwing special effluent into the stream will enhance biodiversity and what will happen is that these con men, dishonest trumpeters and general nutjobs will get lots and lots and lots and lots of funding.

Half of it will be pointed towards "mates" companies. You've only got to go to a local media thing to see the surnames of sons and daughters and people getting hired who are pals.

It really is something. However, this sort of thing works for me also, but I'm not a purveyor of BS.

The Li in Cornish Lithium does not stand for Lithium. Wink
IP: 194.35.116.173 Edited: 20/05/2019 08:15:41 by The Fresh Prince of Portreath
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Posted: 20/05/2019 15:47:30
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I thought that's you would say that . Nothing ever changes. It's jobs for the boys as per usual! LaughLaugh IP: 213.205.194.30
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Posted: 20/05/2019 17:31:21
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The Fresh Prince of Portreath wrote:

They're looking for funding and they'll say whatever the current fashion is to get it.

There is a lot of government money coming to "get cornwall mining again" in the pipes, I gather. We'll have Cornish Cobalt, Cornish Technitium, Cornish Rare Earths, they might even rename an element in Cornish to get even more funding. There will be people from CSM banging on about Low Carbon Mining and Sustainable mining and how throwing special effluent into the stream will enhance biodiversity and what will happen is that these con men, dishonest trumpeters and general nutjobs will get lots and lots and lots and lots of funding.

Half of it will be pointed towards "mates" companies. You've only got to go to a local media thing to see the surnames of sons and daughters and people getting hired who are pals.

It really is something. However, this sort of thing works for me also, but I'm not a purveyor of BS.

The Li in Cornish Lithium does not stand for Lithium. Wink


A long an honourable tradition. Big Grin
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Posted: 21/05/2019 12:57:10
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Not just in Kernow.

I've read David Bick's book on Welsh copper mining and there's the same shenanigans referenced there, in Victorian times.
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Posted: 21/05/2019 14:57:05
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Hmmm yes. What was Mark Twain's definition of a mine...?

"A hole in the ground owned by a liar."

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