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Topic: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 23/04/2018 13:42:52   Subject: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
[quote="ttxela"]
I think there were some chaps developing an underground tour down there that got pulled for some 'management' reasons too?
[/quote]

That was us, 6 years hard work
Topic: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/04/2018 23:01:28   Subject: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
the application comes very long after the actual work in the case of the compressor house which was done last year.
But yes the man engine tunnel is a result of the mines inspectors visit back in
Topic: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/04/2018 16:39:44   Subject: Levant - New Health and Safety from National Trust
the biggest ones are the installation of wire barricades in the upper storey doorways of the compressor house which have been installed by drilling into the original brickwork, while this now prevents
Topic: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2015 19:08:47   Subject: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
1 eimco, 1 wagon and 1 loco down levant, all in abit of a state these days, a cliff top isn't the best place for them
Topic: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2015 16:19:30   Subject: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
[quote="Knocker"]King edward have one, there are two, possibly 3 at crofty still and levant have at least 2[/quote]

Levant only has 1
Topic: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/07/2015 18:59:24   Subject: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
neat idea, will give that ago tonight, cheers
Topic: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/07/2015 18:27:57   Subject: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
Does anyone have any old oldham lead acid battery fuses they no longer need they would be willing to sell? I seem to have run out of them
Topic: What's your favourite digging tool? I've just found mine!
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2015 10:43:55   Subject: What's your favourite digging tool? I've just found mine!
All of our digging so far has been done with either a poll pick or a mattock and a banjo shovel. For clearing out we've found old plastic fish boxes are best, length of rope tide through one end to dr
Topic: More missing artefacts
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/01/2015 15:18:27   Subject: More missing artefacts
Thanks for the guide skimble as it appears we are already following the guide with the actions we have taken
Topic: More missing artefacts
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/01/2015 13:04:03   Subject: More missing artefacts
[quote="rufenig"][quote="SRJ underwater mining"]this sort of thing is precisely why everything we uncover on our digs is recorded, brought to surface and preserved so that stuff can't go missing[/quot
Topic: More missing artefacts
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/01/2015 15:20:59   Subject: More missing artefacts
this sort of thing is precisely why everything we uncover on our digs is recorded, brought to surface and preserved so that stuff can't go missing
Topic: Oldham charger prices
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/09/2014 10:29:58   Subject: Oldham charger prices
cheers guys, didn't know you could use a PC power supply, interesting to know and will be looked into further.

Roy i've sent a PM about the charger and PCBs
Topic: Oldham charger prices
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/09/2014 22:56:25   Subject: Oldham charger prices
I think my trusty Oldham Type 1 charger is starting to become a little less trusty and so im thinking about replacing it. Whats the going rate for a second hand replacement these days, a double or tri
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/05/2014 15:35:53   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
The story you heard may very well have been me as i've certainly been down there many times in the past, and your right its not an area that has public access and would involve criminal damage to gain
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/05/2014 13:17:18   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
I've got another 40 years until i get to Stuarts age so it won't die out just yet, and we're already training up new guys in the group. Your right that timbermen are not needed very often these days,
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/05/2014 12:31:14   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
oh its the same hat alright lol

Nice, the ladders in Bridgeworks aren't any straighter these days
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/05/2014 12:20:09   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
it certainly is, thats why hes stood around in all the photos watching others work lol
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/05/2014 11:53:17   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
[quote]and you can't get competent timber miners at any price these days. [/quote]

Ouch, the S in SRJ has been a timberman for the last 40 years atleast and the R was trained almost solely
Topic: Shaft viewing platform
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 12/05/2014 19:15:26   Subject: Shaft viewing platform
During the closed winter season we were asked by Levant mine to install a public viewing platform in Man Engine shaft to improve the publics view of the shaft, up until now the only view of the shaft
Topic: High Groundwater Levels
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/03/2014 19:50:13   Subject: High Groundwater Levels
In the workings where we do the majority of our work, we have seen over the last couple of months an increase of a good 6in of extra water running through the entire sett which has been running consta
Topic: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 03/02/2014 20:45:38   Subject: preservation of eimco rocker shovel?
Levant has a working Eimco these days aswell
Topic: Ashton near Breage Cornwall
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/02/2014 17:35:14   Subject: Ashton near Breage Cornwall
Thanks for that Drillbilly. Will pass those details on to them. I don't think they have any real concerns with where they are living, more rather just a passing interest to see if anything was likely
Topic: Ashton near Breage Cornwall
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/02/2014 12:33:15   Subject: Ashton near Breage Cornwall
Does anyone have any information on any mine workings in and around the village of Ashton on the Penzance to Helston road in Cornwall?
A friend has recently moved there and is wondering if there
Topic: west cornwall member
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 31/01/2014 20:17:29   Subject: west cornwall member
i know Graham ;)

seen quite a few over the years, been unimpressed by a few of them aswell :lol:
Topic: Boots or wellies
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 31/01/2014 20:13:45   Subject: Boots or wellies
used to wear wellies when i was working underground but i've since changed over to steel toe cap work boots since most of the places im now working in are filled with water which is deeper than a pair
Topic: west cornwall member
SRJ underwater mining

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 31/01/2014 19:59:47   Subject: west cornwall member
Thought it about time i said hello on here, been watching and reading the forum for a number of years but haven't posted until now.

Based out of west cornwall we're a small group who specia
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