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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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in Who owns or controls Wrysgan - April 7th
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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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in FOR THE LAMP BUFFS - 12 hours ago
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Events
Check here for public events, meets and underground goings on!
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in PRACTICAL INDUSTRIAL ARCHAEOLOGY - March 10th
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North East England
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in Eskdale Ironstone Mine, North Yorkshire - 81 minutes ago
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North West England
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in Caplecleugh Low Level - 12 hours ago
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Midlands
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in Masson Lees Quarry - 22 hours ago
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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 Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust - 44 minutes ago
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North Wales
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in Thursday Nighters - 19nd of April - April 17th
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Mid Wales
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Last post by Barney
in Ffynnon Badarn Slate Mine - March 5th
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South Wales
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in Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine - April 5th
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Scotland
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in Cononish Gold Mine - 11 hours ago
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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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Last post by JMB
in Southwestern Nevada Mining Camps 1905 "Map of South-Western Nevada Showing location of principal mining camps" from San Francisco Call, May 23 1905 (Chronicling of America) (2.7MB) [pdf format] - January 31st
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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 The 'Tunnel to Nowhere' is the last large scale gold miners' tunnel dug in Uralla - April 19th
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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 sinker
in Submersible pump repair - January 31st
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SRT Equipment & Training
SRT techniques, training and advice.
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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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Last post by Blober
in Rhosydd photography pratice - April 6th
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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 Worlds daftest torch? - April 20th
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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 New book - Big Bang- Recollections of a Colliery Shot Firer - April 20th
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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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Last post by lyons
in Old Lambton Pit baths - April 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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in Project Incline - March 27th
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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 cmyers27
in Geoscientists needed - April 13th 2017
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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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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 Cannot reply to some posts - April 12th
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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.
43 Posts
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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.
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.
168 Posts
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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".
227 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".
140 Posts
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Last post by hughball
in Temple Pitch (photo) - January 30th 2017
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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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