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Posts by cunningcorgi1

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Topic: Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland - final newsletter and winding up
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Northern Ireland   Posted: 04/07/2019 14:11:48   Subject: Mining Heritage Trust of Ireland - final newsletter and winding up
An Extraordinary General Meeting of the company will be held at 5pm on Thursday 1st August 2019 in the National Museum of Ireland to wind up the company which has to be completed by the end of August
Topic: Gaewern Slate Mine - any tips?
cunningcorgi1

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/07/2019 14:33:58   Subject: Gaewern Slate Mine - any tips?
[quote="John_Smith"][quote="paigelg"]Hi, is there any chance you could pm me the coordinates to this mine or give me a clue to whereabouts it is? Both me and my partner are into urbexing and photograp
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
cunningcorgi1

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/06/2019 15:09:36   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Seems BBC Hidden Wales team were in Dinas filming on Friday.
Topic: Browns Folly cleaned up
cunningcorgi1

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/11/2013 19:50:41   Subject: Browns Folly cleaned up
Brian is Brian at the end of the day and whether you agree or disagree with what he does, at least he gets up off his posterior and spends a great deal of time and effort maintaining Browns.

Topic: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 09:45:36   Subject: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
Finally, Abergergym is supposed to be coming off C&M in the not too distant future and will start coaling again.

The site was never really mothballed as there was / is always something goin
Topic: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 09:42:16   Subject: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
Hayward Drift has been mentioned in dispatches as being 'developed', 'on development', 'ready to start up again', etc., etc. for as long as I can remember.

Thats not to say that nothing is
Topic: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 09:38:04   Subject: Only 11 coal mines left in UK
The CA received an application for a new licence for Eckington from a company called European Coal Products Ltd. The application was received on 24th May 2013 and is currently being processed.
Topic: Glendalough industrial archaeology/mining heritage conference
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Events   Posted: 21/06/2013 16:48:34   Subject: Glendalough industrial archaeology/mining heritage conference
I guessed it wouldn't be run in conjunction with the conference but just wondered what might have been in mind, i.e. to see if there was interest to go underground in Glendalough, where exactly that m
Topic: Glendalough industrial archaeology/mining heritage conference
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/06/2013 15:14:22   Subject: Glendalough industrial archaeology/mining heritage conference
Do you have anything specific in mind for underground ?
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/05/2013 13:38:11   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
A great achievement Roy.

If you are there on Monday, I can get up there.

I can lift a load, use a shovel, etc. if thats any use. I also have a 4 gas if you want to do an air test
Topic: Dhurode Copper Mine
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Europe   Posted: 15/12/2012 16:56:49   Subject: Dhurode Copper Mine
I actually found the book !

I thought I'd left it in Ireland but rang the mother in Cork and she said it wasn't there. Found it in the car !

Good bit on Dhurode but no survey. Se
Topic: Dhurode Copper Mine
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Europe   Posted: 15/12/2012 12:24:39   Subject: Dhurode Copper Mine
[quote="rhychydwr"]I could not find the survey. Where is it? >:([/quote]

[i]See Cole's Memoir page 55, and the Abandoned Mines of West Carbery by Tom Reilly and Des Cowman.[/i]

Topic: Derryginagh Baryte Mine
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Europe   Posted: 15/12/2012 12:20:51   Subject: Derryginagh Baryte Mine
I can't see them getting the amount of barytes that is quoted.

West Cork is high grade barytesed out. Plenty of lesser quality rubbish there though.
Topic: AditNow Mining History Society
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2012 11:46:41   Subject: AditNow Mining History Society
Thanks Simon

Will look out for the email.
Topic: AditNow Mining History Society
cunningcorgi1

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2012 22:31:04   Subject: AditNow Mining History Society
Is it possible to pay now for next year ?
Topic: Protector Lamp and Lighting Co of Eccles - flints
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 13/12/2012 22:22:40   Subject: Protector Lamp and Lighting Co of Eccles - flints
Found a man that does the proper Protector flints (among just about everything else you need for a Protector lamp).

Flints are 50p each.

Site - http://www.thewandofscience.net/
Topic: Protector Lamp Spares site
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 13/12/2012 21:28:07   Subject: Protector Lamp Spares site
Being looking to try and get a couple of gaskets for my Protector and have been banging my head against a brick wall trying to get through to the company themselves in Eccles. Their online shop is als
Topic: Tower Colliery - open cast mining
cunningcorgi1

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/05/2012 19:51:33   Subject: Tower Colliery - open cast mining
They have been doing a hell of a lot of work on the opencast site for the past year or so - always busy there.

They must just have been readying the site for the opencast.
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/05/2012 20:00:43   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
[quote="royfellows"]Yes, its swimming with ocherous water.
The inflow to the culvert can only be located by prodding, the outflow is over to the left looking up from the road in a sort of gulley
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/05/2012 17:16:25   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
[quote="royfellows"]I revisited this mine yesterday and the max water depth is now only knee deep.
The remains of another ore barrow are now uncovered in a side level to the left going in, the wh
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
cunningcorgi1

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 07/05/2012 21:17:24   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
Could definatly feel it though !
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