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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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in Flooded Colliery shaft - 650ft camera survey - 13 hours ago
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Events
Check here for public events, meets and underground goings on!
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in New event added ''Online Mining Talk - Coniston Copper Mines'' on 07/01/2021 - January 10th
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North East England
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in Groverake offices burned down - January 16th
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North West England
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in Scoredale - December 27th 2020
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Midlands
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in Wapping Entrance - 45 hours ago
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South East England
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in 1880 's Channel Tunnel Attempt (photo) - January 14th
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South West England
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in Trewollack Mixed Mine (mine) - January 16th
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North Wales
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in Croesor Rhosydd through trip - January 1st
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Mid Wales
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in Simon Hughes - December 19th 2020
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South Wales
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in Tirpentwys Colliery Coal Mine - November 14th 2020
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Scotland
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in Cononish Gold Mine - December 2nd 2020
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Northern Ireland
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in Publications of Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland - March 9th 2020
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Mine Exploration Forum > International Mine Exploration Forums

Europe
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in Italian mines - January 10th
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North America
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in Sink Hole from Gypsum Mine closes Road - January 6th
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South America
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in Potosi Silver Mines - March 4th 2020
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Australasia
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in Trapped miners in China - 12 hours ago
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South Africa
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in Ancient Egyptian drill holes question - October 26th 2020
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Rest of World
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in Old Mine Exploration in Russia - January 28th 2019
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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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in Gas Monitors - December 1st 2020
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SRT Equipment & Training
SRT techniques, training and advice.
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Last post by Mr.C
in Gear review: Camp Turbochest - October 5th 2019
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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 Just a quickie. - January 16th
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Lamps & Lighting
Discussions related to all aspects of underground lighting including recommendations and reviews.
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in Recommend me a light - 11 hours ago
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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 Minerals of the English Midlands - damaged book offer - January 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 - November 5th 2020
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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 Browns Folly, Square Well Clean Up - April 27th 2020
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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 lozz
in Miners Tools. - September 4th 2020
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Geology & Mining
For discussion relating to geology in the context of mining techniques and processes.
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in Can Abandoned Mines Heat our Future? - August 7th 2018
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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 Cyril Maurice
in Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine) - December 7th 2020
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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 Moorebooks
in Snailbeach Railway - July 16th 2020
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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 2018
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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 Joseph Burley Smith - December 25th 2020
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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 Help - notification settings - November 25th 2020
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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 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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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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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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