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Topic: Heartlands Project
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/03/2014 19:47:54   Subject: Heartlands Project
a previous comments disappeared lol posted immediately after matey commented about heartless on spotlight today, it deffo went up cos i got ur topic reply notice but my other post has vanished .. not
Topic: Heartlands Project
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/03/2014 19:37:38   Subject: Heartlands Project
[quote="tomh"]I would be lying if I said I was bothered by this.

This is the Karma for opposing a 'working mine' on its very doorstep.[/quote] to be fair the council eventually got on s
Topic: Accident at Wheal Maid
tin man

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2014 21:53:58   Subject: Accident at Wheal Maid
yup 100 % united mines stamps engine.. a late one to be built that was used to treat mostly dumps .
Topic: Tin: What the world owes this dull grey metal
tin man

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/02/2014 14:04:15   Subject: Tin: What the world owes this dull grey metal
dull grey metal ? well whatever ... i know this all hopes that any tin will come from a crofty or any cornish mine are over, i been one of the most hopeful around but its clear no ones willing to in
Topic: Accident at Wheal Maid
tin man

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/01/2014 17:06:23   Subject: Accident at Wheal Maid
so sad i just heard on the news . i dont know the bloke they are looking for not a name i know and im in redruth anyway hope they get him n lock him up forever.
Topic: Accident at Wheal Maid
tin man

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/01/2014 01:16:32   Subject: Accident at Wheal Maid
[quote="DougCornwall"]Further to all this about 'bike jumps' etc...there is nothing that indicates that this cyclist was anywhere near the jumps when he had his 'accident'.
It seems his body was
Topic: South Crofty Ore Bins
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2014 18:48:26   Subject: South Crofty Ore Bins
[quote="agricola"]The last one was down yesterday, it has been recorded by the mine staff.[/quote] ps what staff ? its done no more mines with any hope now ,gone ...a criminal act of vandalism a disgr
Topic: South Crofty Ore Bins
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2014 18:41:12   Subject: South Crofty Ore Bins
THE END
Topic: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/01/2014 01:29:08   Subject: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
[quote="Roy Morton"]The Green Lane access was a doorway in a wall which had granite steps leading down to the adit, which was only a matter of a few feet below the road. It used to have an iron gate o
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/01/2014 21:04:08   Subject: South Crofty
yep we know this and the price is not too bad now .certainly if things hadnt gone wrong a few yrs (the capitalist caused crash that made that 80 mill vanish overnite and i knew that would finish it)
Topic: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/01/2014 20:36:14   Subject: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
[quote="Drillbilly."]Surprisingly, there are several good plans/maps of the area, which is a good job as it's a mine investigation/movement prone area.

Cal Hill is aka East Wheal Trefusis
Topic: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/01/2014 20:05:55   Subject: Anyone have good maps of sandy lane redruth cal hill farm ?
very nice bit of sinkage i notice along sandy lane where all those ghastly lego boxes for the middle class that have been gerrymandered down here , yes erm anyway i been looking for good plans of all
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/01/2014 20:01:45   Subject: South Crofty
nothin in the rumor mill sadly ,what id hoped hasnt happened so it seems game over and my skills will not be needed.. all i can say is its bullshet .. minerals are not bad prices things are plenty goo
Topic: South Crofty Ore Bins
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/10/2013 15:13:57   Subject: South Crofty Ore Bins
nope not just rubble ages back i just went in there by the bins and picked up a few nice pieces before being told to go away theres tons of stuff there, same as all around where its being disturbed ,
Topic: Heartlands Project
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/10/2013 01:00:40   Subject: Heartlands Project
[quote="Roy Morton"]I wonder if they would be interested in buying my photos of the way it was before they 'thoughtfully restored' the site.
I was told at an early on-site planning meeting, that
Topic: Heartlands Project
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/10/2013 00:00:23   Subject: Heartlands Project
this so called project is naught to do with mines or mining but what it is about is a nice little scam, a nice place for folks up country to have a fancy theme park a place for folks to buy second ho
Topic: South Crofty Ore Bins
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/10/2013 23:49:01   Subject: South Crofty Ore Bins
[quote="agricola"]Well having successfully removed from the landscape the buildings that composed the ore processing facility, I can inform one and all that DRS have started to demolish the Coarse Ore
Topic: stupid t***s in cornwall
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/08/2013 01:36:47   Subject: stupid t***s in cornwall
shakes of head :ohmygod: why would anyone have any issue with a few enthusiasts poking around any old mines ? let alone potentially risk killing people because they dont like folks poking about .
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/07/2013 01:31:36   Subject: South Crofty
aye well like is say it is at the least disappointing when folks turn turncoat or just talk crap for sure, amazing when u think they must know of the likes of jack trounson he was realistic and always
Topic: New Engine house at Redruth
tin man

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2013 00:54:14   Subject: New Engine house at Redruth
[quote="NewStuff"]A working scale, complete with Bob and trial shaft would be even nicer...

I want one of those.[/quote] hmm yes say at wheal uny redruth lol we can but dream cant we till
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/07/2013 17:43:25   Subject: South Crofty
:( it dosent help when locals of all people paint a negative picture of the prospect in the media, mentioning no names ,but just read the west briton , I've it said before we are as much to blame for
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/06/2013 18:51:10   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="lozz"]My heart always wanted for Crofty to be a a goer, but my head thinks it won't....Only time will tell.

Lozz.[/quote] you know it is a " goer " lozz .come on dont give up, that
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/06/2013 19:18:50   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Shame to see this project close down,and dash the hope of employment needed in the area.

But something seems strange about the whole affair,no offence intended to anyone in
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/06/2013 17:22:25   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="agricola"]All I will add at this point is its been a couple of days that I don't want to have to go through again and I will never forget either. From the ashes the Phoenix will rise ....[/quo
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/06/2013 16:06:48   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="Knocker"]Another twist in the tale that will probably never end as long as there is tin in the ground there. However for a moment spare a thought for the 40 people who have lost their jobs tod
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/06/2013 15:42:41   Subject: South Crofty
all i can say is :curse:
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/06/2013 18:11:39   Subject: South Crofty
western untied mines has gone into receivership itv westcountry news just said , is that the end of the project can anyone find out please thanks.
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/06/2013 18:08:41   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="lozz"]http://www.advfn.com/news_Celeste-Announces-Receipt-of-Formal-Notice-of-Defa_57858913.html

Lozz.[/quote] what a load of bs !! only mining i can see this lot doing is mi
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/05/2013 19:51:08   Subject: south crofty progress
rite im punting this idea out... a gathering of crofty mine supporters its been a while since there's been a gathering , im proposing one now, i am not gonna sit by after waiting all this time for
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/05/2013 18:35:53   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="stuey"]The Crofty water is pretty tame stuff compared to that which will be found by the people pumping out Jane in the future, which at some point they will. (maybe decades and decades away).
Topic: South Crofty
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/05/2013 17:32:44   Subject: South Crofty
rumour i heard is its the pumping or more specially cleaning it to the required standards, the pilot plant didnt work so we have this absurd situation where its fine for the adit to drain untreated ye
Topic: mines of redruth
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/03/2013 00:11:37   Subject: mines of redruth
been up pednandrea again today ,if i was living anywhere near those two shafts that where under the ambulance hall id be pretty worried because the whole of that ground is moving, even in a week massi
Topic: mines of redruth
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/03/2013 19:18:32   Subject: mines of redruth
[quote="scooptram"]uny was d/drilled back in the late 70s 80s by carnnon i have the d/d drilling map some where ! got a feeling western united mines (crofty) has the rights to it now its not a bad lit
Topic: South Crofty Recollections
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/03/2013 23:30:17   Subject: South Crofty Recollections
you're very modest lozz u have had me transfixed with ur tales.. in fact every kinda emotion from shear wow that sounds scary :blink: or amazing :o, to in stitches ;D , please do keep recounting the
Topic: Kernow – Community Action Pollution (K-CAP)
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 19:37:19   Subject: Kernow – Community Action Pollution (K-CAP)
lol hmm sounds like a bunch or paranoid yogurt weavers, perhaps if they are so worried about radiation they should move out of cornwall !seems to me whatever it is they are thinking is what u would ex
Topic: mines of redruth
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 19:08:25   Subject: mines of redruth
[quote="spitfire"]I have a map of Ped-nan-drea, too large to upload on here, but if you promise to return it you can have it copied.
I have also wondered about the building at the back of the tra
Topic: mines of redruth
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 17:59:08   Subject: mines of redruth
i was wondering if anyone has any info about the redruth mines any old maps with the sites of shafts they could post up ,it appears there are two shafts under the recently demolished old ambulance st
Topic: South Crofty Recollections
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 17:11:10   Subject: South Crofty Recollections
very interesting.. thanks for telling us about your experiences :thumbsup:
Topic: US Army Landfill in cornwall.
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 15:40:22   Subject: US Army Landfill in cornwall.
[quote="spitfire"]
One thing that still remains is the sump oil dump, hundreds of gallons of oil must have been dumped here as it covers quite a large area . ah so thats where that pool of tar ca
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 21:17:25   Subject: south crofty progress
[quote="scooptram"]just read his blog had to point out that Cornwall has a city and its called Truro in his blog he says that Cornwall is cityless!! :guns: :guns: :guns: :guns: :guns:[/quote] >:(
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:51:14   Subject: south crofty progress
[quote="scooptram"]had a right falling out with him a few years ago when he told me you couldnt pump crofty out its imposable to pump out a flooded coal mine !!!! (wrong on both counts) :guns: :guns:
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:34:49   Subject: south crofty progress
[quote="scooptram"]is tim but dim williams back then ? :guns:[/quote] yup still whinging away just now, watch the report if thats what u can call it lol dr of what ?being an effeminate ***** and a pro
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:08:10   Subject: south crofty progress
what a total pratt for a start u cant build ur theme park crap over a site like crofty cos its important regardless whether WUM bring it back to life! just another moaning muppet with a dented ego th
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:00:54   Subject: south crofty progress
dr tim williams u can go n do one..what a fecking idiot grrr .
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 19:09:05   Subject: south crofty progress
lmao no i was more referring to the smell of xanthates , anyway check out inside out on bbc 1 at 1930 tonite .. theres a bit about crofty and its future .
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/02/2013 15:23:48   Subject: south crofty progress
re .. tailings dam at jane ,im told at the bottom of it is significant amounts of lost tin because at that time they never had a regrind circuit and what ever was not caught first time ran away into
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/02/2013 15:17:29   Subject: south crofty progress
i love that smell jane used to smell like cheese and onion sandwiches mm the smell of sodium ethyl zanthate miss it and yes we used to abbreviate it to sex lol
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/02/2013 00:34:41   Subject: south crofty progress
[quote="Roy Morton"][quote="miner1985"]Thanks for the reply knocker - am I right in assumming that many of the shafts in Cornwall have not been filled (as is the case in South Wales) and could be pump
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/02/2013 00:23:21   Subject: south crofty progress
[quote="scooptram"]should be fun watching wastelands go down like the titanic :lol: :lol:[/quote] lol id love to see heartless start falling in :devil: we can dream cant we, no wonder they c
Topic: south crofty progress
tin man

Forum: South West England   Posted: 23/02/2013 19:30:04   Subject: south crofty progress
im amazed we havnt seen more movement than just that at dolcoath. i have seen pics where that level in robs is crushed in totally now how much longer will it be before somin big moves somewhere round
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