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Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 14/10/2019 16:37:40   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
I have just received the last 4 copies of the Northamptonshire volume, I understand a local society took the rest

A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Northamptonshire
Peter Perkin
Topic: Levant Mine an Anthology
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 14/10/2019 16:17:49   Subject: Levant Mine an Anthology
Edited by Peter Joseph and Graham Thorne, 338pp, Available in Softback £25 and Hardback,  £35

The book is a collection of essays  from several authors and brings together lots of new infor
Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/10/2019 18:32:36   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
[quote="crickleymal"]What area does the West Midlands book cover please? It says West Midlands Iron District but where exactly is that?[/quote]

yes the title is a bit of an odd one. Effecti
Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/10/2019 13:44:38   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
The Association of Industrial Archaeology produce an Industrial Heritage Guide Book for the County for which they hold their Annual Conference and these  have been reduced substantially in price.  The
Topic: Mining Lamp collectors event 13th October
Moorebooks

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 02/10/2019 10:23:56   Subject: Mining Lamp collectors event 13th October
The ghost of Tony Oldham posted this on the caving forum and was met with sarcasm by one numpty

"Dear lamp collectors, a reminder that this year’s Little Meet at Caphouse is only two weeks
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/09/2019 20:32:27   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
[quote="NewStuff"]Picked one up today from you at HE, Cheers! I can't see any being left with any for long. I'll be having a good nose through it tonight.[/quote]

Yes I sold out at Hidden E
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/09/2019 08:22:59   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
[quote="Tamarmole"]Mike, could you put one aside for me, I'll be in touch dreckly.[/quote]

Tamarmole it has your name on it

Mike
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/09/2019 07:53:40   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book

I now have the copies the book in stock

https://www.moorebooks.co.uk/-USED-British-Mining-No-17-The-Cwmystwyth-Mines-Special-edition.html

Mike
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 24/09/2019 18:03:04   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
I hope to obtain in time for Hidden Earth, copies of British Mining No 17 which Simon produced independently. It would appear that a number have been found and I will be able to make them available a
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/09/2019 14:40:12   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="Minegeo"]That is exactly the issue and you can add to that most large scale equipment would be priced in USD also having an impact. If GBP falls to the predicted levels with no deal with EU i
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/09/2019 10:40:40   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="Minegeo"]Not so sure you cannot blame BrexShit for the failure of the Bond issue after all this depended on a strong Pound which certainly will be / is not the case. Mining finance is dying i
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 15:21:39   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
[quote="sinker"][quote="Moorebooks"][quote="alex17595"]They are good for us useless idiots who can't tie anything more advanced than a shoelace[/quote]

That's a bit unfair not everybody is
Topic: Deep mines with strong airflow
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 14:18:30   Subject: Deep mines with strong airflow
Brad

The mines at Tyndrum are good interesting as are the mines at Strontium in Scotland not sure about airflow though. There was a lot of Coal and Iron mining and you need to be careful wi
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 14:10:35   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
[quote="alex17595"]They are good for us useless idiots who can't tie anything more advanced than a shoelace[/quote]

That's a bit unfair not everybody is SRT competent and has had the right
Topic: Hidden Earth 27th - 29th September Wrexham
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 20/09/2019 15:17:47   Subject: Hidden Earth 27th - 29th September Wrexham
I have just realised that the event at Wrexham University hasn't been mentioned on this site. Although its predominantly a Caving Conference there are usually some mining related talks . There is also
Topic: Obituaries of Mining Engineers
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/09/2019 09:47:09   Subject: Obituaries of Mining Engineers
I thought this was worth drawing attention to the users of this forum it was posted by Mike Gill on the Mining history forum re a New addition to the Northern Mines Research Society website.
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Topic: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2019 16:37:37   Subject: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
[quote="ttxela"][quote="Bill L"]Dave did a slide show (remember?) as part of a hugely enjoyable course at Whernside. Manor. They included. my namesake in all his putrid splendor, with the tale of h
Topic: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2019 11:00:46   Subject: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
[quote="Hattlebags"]Did Dave Carlisle find Buckden Bill ? I thought it was a group of Students from Birmingham University who discovered the body of Bill (John Sunter Place) in 1964. Was Dave Carlis
Topic: Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/08/2019 09:46:07   Subject: Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Hi Chris,

Is that Bradda Head on IoM?
Topic: Access issues
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/07/2019 21:27:42   Subject: Access issues
[quote="royfellows"]Good luck with it.

It does bring to mind a legal issue of some years ago whereby someone bought the Lordship of a Manor which included a strip of a few yards width along
Topic: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2019 14:00:43   Subject: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
[quote="sinker"]I got in on the Saturday. 2 spaces; Mrs Sinker never ceases to be amazed at the romantic locations I take her to ??[/quote]

Fully booked when I logged on

Mike
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/07/2019 12:09:30   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Roy,

A fantastic conference , everybody thoroughly enjoyed all aspects . Inevitably there will be problems and last minute changes


Liked the free beer on Sunday night too<
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/07/2019 17:27:44   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I car spel black country lingo neither can my sat nav

:thumbsup:
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/07/2019 17:15:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]I dont use one, in Wales probably take you into a river.[/quote]

Don't use one getting to your house either you end up in the middle of a city where they talk in a stran
Topic: Book Stand at NAMHO - pre order
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/07/2019 13:57:46   Subject: Book Stand at NAMHO - pre order
I will have a stand at the conference

I will be offering used A5 memoirs of NMRS at £2.00

I have volume 3, 5, 6 and 7 of mines of the Gwydyr Forest all new at £2.00 and volume 4
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/07/2019 12:54:10   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Talking of Books

I will be there with a stand does anyone want anything reserving I have only 1 copy of the frongoch book in stock will anyone want a copies of that

Mike
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 19:15:57   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Mine names are changed at the request of the relivent authorities due to public safety and mine preservation[/quote]

Relevant Authorities?

You have permissi
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 19:15:51   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Mine names are changed at the request of the relivent authorities due to public safety and mine preservation[/quote]

Relevant Authorities?

You have permissi
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 16:58:23   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Read the note at the beginning of the video[/quote]

And why would I bother looking at it when it seems a work of fiction.

Mike
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 15:41:32   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]In this one, we go and reccie a mine to see what state it is in before doing a future through trip. Jono has not been in a shale environment this rough before so a
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 13:47:40   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28


Old Dragon Mine where is that ? Do you mean Red Dragon Mine?

Mike
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/06/2019 10:45:35   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.


Staff need more than a Bowl of Grogg and a promise of a Frongoch visit:lol::lol:
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/06/2019 10:02:27   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="royfellows"]Shop closed until 15th July 2019 due to other heavy commitments.

Hardly surprising
:lol:[/quote]

You just can't get the staff!!
Topic: SYMPOSIUM ON SCOTTISH MINING
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/06/2019 09:53:02   Subject: SYMPOSIUM ON SCOTTISH MINING
A symposium is being held on 19th October 2019 at Leadhills. The topic is "Mining history and archaeology in Scotland: towards a research strategy" and this will be a one day conference organised by L
Topic: A History of the Fuller's Earth Mining Industry around Bath
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 19/06/2019 15:06:09   Subject: A History of the Fuller's Earth Mining Industry around Bath
I know several people who wanted copies of this book and I am pleased to inform that it has been reprinted.

A History of the Fuller's Earth Mining Industry around Bath

Authors N
Topic: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #27 : Finding Mineral Collectors & Descending To The Lake : Corkscrew Mine
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/06/2019 15:43:51   Subject: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #27 : Finding Mineral Collectors & Descending To The Lake : Corkscrew Mine
I am not aware of this mine where is it?
Topic: Midlands accessible mines
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/06/2019 09:04:41   Subject: Midlands accessible mines
[quote="Caever"][quote="Praada"]I also think they prefer you to have BCA cover at Alderley Edge, may have changed though depending on nature of the visit?[/quote]

If you have BCA insurance
Topic: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/06/2019 12:55:26   Subject: Exploring Coal Mines - Gas?


yOU COULD TRY fOREST OF dEAN WHERE THERE ARE STILL SMALL WORKING COAL MINES WITHOUT BAD AIR

Mike
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/05/2019 18:05:04   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]Just a heads up as we are approaching June and bookings will be closing in a few weeks.

To be clear, the event title is misleading in that it is actually a "conference a
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/05/2019 18:04:50   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]Just a heads up as we are approaching June and bookings will be closing in a few weeks.

To be clear, the event title is misleading in that it is actually a "conference a
Topic: Midlands accessible mines
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/05/2019 17:22:24   Subject: Midlands accessible mines
:thumbdown:[quote="Dj fraser"]Hello all, thanks in advance for reading. Me and my group (uk mine exploration) have been heading far and wide to explore mines. I was hoping for all your help.

Topic: Sad news
Moorebooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 15/05/2019 07:16:36   Subject: Sad news
[quote="royfellows"]Its very sad and my heart goes out to my old friend of many years Ian. He lost his wife a few years ago and now his daughter.[/quote]


I echo these thoughts poor Ia
Topic: Moore books closed
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 19/04/2019 22:13:40   Subject: Moore books closed
For some reason my website has come under attack with some 100+ spoof customers trying to sign and then asking stupid customer questions . Although not interfering with payments or data it's likely th
Topic: NAMHO 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/04/2019 12:34:30   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="royfellows"]From Hafod Hotel ( our caterers)

The Vegetarian option is :

Ratatouille and Goats Cheese Stack with Garlic Bread and Salad. This is basically layered veget
Topic: NAMHO 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/04/2019 09:53:35   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Roy,

You have several known vegetarian terrorists attending and I can't imagine they haven't ordered a vegetarian main course. They wouldn't consider eating flesh.

You also need
Topic: NAMHO 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 15:25:49   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Roy,
seems to be a strange request to put out as we stated preferences on the booking form.

I know of at least 3 fully committed carrot crunchers who are attending on the Saturday eve
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/04/2019 09:37:45   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
[quote="Moorebooks"]
They yam yours

you missed the pm request

;D;D

Mike[/quote]

all pdhms Journals went to Roy

Mike
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:04:08   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free

They yam yours

you missed the pm request

;D;D

Mike
Topic: PDHMS - Bulletins free
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/04/2019 12:14:13   Subject: PDHMS - Bulletins free
I have the following PDHMS Bulletins and looking to get rid before I dump into the recycling

Volume 9 no 3 Speedwell Mine, Peakshole sough, Brassington , Jacob Momma Ecton, High Tor Rake
Topic: NAMHO 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2019 16:57:19   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Roy,

Do you have the lecture programme please

Mike
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