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Topic: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2020 14:16:16   Subject: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)

Chinese would rebuild it 2 months - could turn it into a prison camp for all the plonkers on Snowdon and Barmouth beach

:curse::curse:
Topic: Bwlch-glas
Moorebooks

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/03/2020 12:54:14   Subject: Bwlch-glas


Yes, they are sent by the publisher they only have a few copies left

Mike
Topic: Bwlch-glas
Moorebooks

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/03/2020 09:22:25   Subject: Bwlch-glas


David Bicks Old Metal Mines of Mid Wales there are 6 in the series give descriptions of the mines sites grid references etc

George Hall 's Metal Mining in Mid Wales 1822 - 192
Topic: Last shift at the George & Charlotte
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/03/2020 14:43:08   Subject: Last shift at the George & Charlotte
Fingers crossed Rick

Hopefully Boris and his 12 week plan will work , he has clearly been to a Pink Floyd concert and seen the flying (floating) pigs

mike
;D;D;D
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/03/2020 11:08:28   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="rikj"]
I think that's what the central banks have been doing via quantative easing since the 2008 financial crash. Difference is, this time the money is going direct to t
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/03/2020 16:54:45   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="Tamarmole"]
Too true.

Today I locked down and mothballed the George & Charlotte at Morwellham. This was my last duty as mine manager and I am now gainful
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/03/2020 14:54:04   Subject: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
[quote="BertyBasset"]Mc Donald's giant touch screen ordering systems. Who thought that up?
[/quote]
No drive through you just speak and they put it up on the board no touch screen mind you t
Topic: Ransom and Rapier W1400 at Priors Haw (photo)
Moorebooks

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 19/03/2020 12:01:25   Subject: Ransom and Rapier W1400 at Priors Haw (photo)


I don't know if you are aware but IA recordings have a superb DVD available "Draglines 1: The last move of "Oddball" plus "Ace of Spades" and "Chevington Collier" at work " and really supe
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2020 15:36:50   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Roy I have sent a PM re this I would hope others do the same as this string is now 25 pages

Mike
Topic: surplus items
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/03/2020 09:16:33   Subject: surplus items
From the Job lots which were from the Jake Almond Collection I  still have a lot of items  left . . I am now offering these  as individual items.with my only need to cover post and packing charges . i
Topic: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/03/2020 22:23:38   Subject: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
:o[quote="JonK"]The real reason is that you didn't want to shave off all that facial hair to wear a face mask wasn't it![/quote]:o:o
Topic: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/03/2020 17:56:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020

Not an easy one but under the circumstances would seem sensible

Not sure what myself and others might do about accommodation we have already booked though

Mike
Topic: More Surplus Books - Job Lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 16:44:15   Subject: More Surplus Books - Job Lots
JobLot 7
Ninth Commonwealth Mining and Metallurgical Conference 1969
1) Paper 16 Processing of British Sand for Glass making H D Segrove & R W Stanyon
2) Paper 18 beach Mining at Cons
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 13:29:55   Subject: surplus books - job lots
Lots 3 and 5 now sold

Mike
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/03/2020 12:27:58   Subject: surplus books - job lots
noted
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/03/2020 20:14:55   Subject: surplus books - job lots
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Job lot 3 sounds interesting.[/quote]

I'm sorry although I didn't say i assumed everyone would go directly to my website . This lot has just been snap
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/03/2020 18:31:10   Subject: surplus books - job lots
Job Lot 4

1) Flotation of Zinc and lead Oxide - Sulphide Ores with Chelating Agents G Rine;;i and A M Marabinin - International Mineral Processing Conference 1973
2) The Production
Topic: surplus books - job lots
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/03/2020 17:03:49   Subject: surplus books - job lots
I had passed onto me various books and booklets from the Jake Almond collection with a view to making them available to the community.

Job lot 1
from the Aluminium Development associat
Topic: Hello from East Midlands
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/02/2020 14:35:36   Subject: Hello from East Midlands
[quote="Down and beyond"]Hello I am from the East Midlands area near Huntingdonshire ,always out underground each weekend 1 day atleast threw out the week when I meant to be working am planning new p
Topic: South Cardiganshire Mining Club
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/02/2020 15:54:33   Subject: South Cardiganshire Mining Club


Our newsletters for the SCMC (shropshire Caving and Mining Club) are available and can be copied

Mike
Topic: Moel Fferna Slate Mine (mine)
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/02/2020 10:02:40   Subject: Moel Fferna Slate Mine (mine)
[quote="sinker"][quote="danswift"]That's a good result :thumbsup:[/quote]

Very sad story by the sounds of it but what an excellent result. Amazing how many parts of a "jigsaw" you can find
Topic: Hepplethwate Gray type 10
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/02/2020 11:33:09   Subject: Hepplethwate Gray type 10

At the moment its a miners lamp which is nice to have value is an arbitrary thing and its only worth what somebody is willing to pay . I have lots of books which are effectively recycled trees t
Topic: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2020 13:43:07   Subject: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="Moorebooks"]Copyright???[/quote]

This is the second Video they have posted like that. Obviously the (C) word doesn't apply to them![/quote]


Un
Topic: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2020 09:55:16   Subject: National Coal Board Training Video (1975, Seaham Colliery)
Copyright???
Topic: Used for sale bargain books
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/02/2020 17:52:06   Subject: Used for sale bargain books
Only the Trevithick Journals left lot 3

Mike
Topic: Used for sale bargain books
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/02/2020 13:14:31   Subject: Used for sale bargain books
Only lots 3 and 5 left

Mike
Topic: Used for sale bargain books
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/02/2020 11:32:36   Subject: Used for sale bargain books
Simply go to my website and take the items. My telephone no is there if you want to pay directly

Mike
Topic: Used for sale bargain books
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/02/2020 10:23:28   Subject: Used for sale bargain books

Lots, 1, 2 and 6 now sold

Mike
Topic: Used for sale bargain books
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 03/02/2020 21:44:23   Subject: Used for sale bargain books
I bought in a collection of mining books very recently and the following are bargains surplus to requirements . They are all in good condition and doing them as job lots they are on the front page of
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 01/02/2020 16:10:58   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020


I have opted out of the South Crofty visit on the Monday thus releasing a space- as it was previously full


Mike
Topic: South Wales Coalfield book query
Moorebooks

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 29/01/2020 10:28:37   Subject: South Wales Coalfield book query

Peter,

I have done some some searches looking for that book and there are non. I would suggest its probably rare. With a date of 1921 almost 100 years old the photos contained within
Topic: Drakelow Tours
Moorebooks

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/01/2020 15:23:32   Subject: Drakelow Tours

A few may remember when I organised a coupe of open days. It would seem the volunteers are now far better organised and access is now possible by booking. The following was posted on the sub br
Topic: A to Z of 5800 Collieries - Colin Jackson
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/01/2020 16:28:35   Subject: A to Z of 5800 Collieries - Colin Jackson
I am informed by the guy doing the reprint that there are only 14 copies left which have been reduced to £14.99 and he does not intend printing any more

Mike
Topic: Introduction to Cave Surveying Course
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/01/2020 14:33:23   Subject: Introduction to Cave Surveying Course
There goes that funny Cave word again .

You could get yourself banned on this site using such profanities

:lol::lol:
Topic: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/01/2020 14:36:33   Subject: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference
[quote="Coggy"]Thank you, I live nearby and will maybe attend the Sunday, as the whole thing seems a bit expensive.[/quote]

I have copied the costs down for each day I don't think its terri
Topic: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/01/2020 08:45:51   Subject: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference
[quote="Coggy"]Thank you, I live nearby and will maybe attend the Sunday, as the whole thing seems a bit expensive.[/quote]

A lot of the event involves coaches and meals . The venue will no
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 10/01/2020 19:08:26   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
[quote="ttxela"][quote="Moorebooks"]
The conference booking site is now live a few details about the content of meals need to be sorted, as do the lectures other than you can book onto trips and
Topic: Rhosydd Adit 4
Moorebooks

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 10/01/2020 16:16:28   Subject: Rhosydd Adit 4
]You can find details in the Rhosydd Slate Quarry book

www.moorebooks.co.uk

Mike
Topic: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2020 16:15:03   Subject: Reminder - 2nd Early Engines Conference

Just a reminder the conference is being held over 3 days at the Black Country Museum. If the first one is anything to go by this will be a very interesting and entertaining event

http
Topic: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 09/01/2020 13:40:50   Subject: INTER - NAHMO Conference April 2020

The conference booking site is now live a few details about the content of meals need to be sorted, as do the lectures other than you can book onto trips and book the events throughout

Topic: Need Buddies
Moorebooks

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 07/01/2020 17:03:20   Subject: Need Buddies
[quote="sawerskieran"]Yes Scotland[/quote]

Grampian http://www.gsg.org.uk/

mike
Topic: Need Buddies
Moorebooks

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 07/01/2020 16:32:15   Subject: Need Buddies

if Scotland - Grampian SS are the obvious group
Topic: Need Buddies
Moorebooks

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 07/01/2020 15:36:28   Subject: Need Buddies
[quote="sawerskieran"]hey guys so I am very new to this and im looking for some new people to explore with, preferably central belt, I have experience in rope access and technical rescue. I have about
Topic: Cambrian Slate, Glyn Ceriog
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2019 17:33:53   Subject: Cambrian Slate, Glyn Ceriog
[quote="royfellows"][quote="NewStuff"]The blockage that is on the dogleg in the tunnel between the 2 workings? It's what's holding back the entirety of the flooded Aberlas workings that are dived regu
Topic: Merry Christmas 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2019 20:31:03   Subject: Merry Christmas 2019
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I wonder if I might crave your momentary indulgence to discharge a by no means disagreeable obligation which has, over the years, become more or less established practice in soci
Topic: Mine Explorer Journal volume7 ?
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 21/12/2019 13:59:20   Subject: Mine Explorer Journal volume7 ?
[quote="ChrisJC"]As I thought, there are a few spare which will be sold on a first come first served basis.

A payment of £12 via the CATMHS paypal payments page will get you on the list.
Topic: Mine Explorer Journal volume7 ?
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 20/12/2019 06:57:49   Subject: Mine Explorer Journal volume7 ?
[quote="royfellows"]I really would like a copy of this. If Mike Moore about, will you be stocking them?[/quote]

Hi Roy ,

I'm trying to find out about availability it may be a mem
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2019 08:02:46   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
[quote="sinker"]
Thanks all for coming along and having a lovely, fun, chilled-out evening as usual; one of the highlights of the year :thumbup:

Right then; lets have photos of everyon
Topic: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
Moorebooks

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/12/2019 20:44:52   Subject: NAMHO Conference Cornwall 3rd to 8th April 2020
[quote="ttxela"]I'm a little confused I filled in the booking form and got a booking reference (it didn't seem to ask if I wanted meals or anything) I then clicked to pay and enter my booking ref and
Topic: Cwm Cynfal copper mine
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/12/2019 15:34:52   Subject: Cwm Cynfal copper mine
This should be reported to Peter Claughton the NAMHO Officer who deals with Mine conservation and underground archaeology

Mike
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