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Topic: Sad news
Jimbo

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/05/2019 20:58:38   Subject: Sad news
Shocking news, a real loss to our community, RIP Kate and condolences to Ian and family.

[link]37754[linkphoto]37754[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/05/2019 18:32:36   Subject: Video : Abandoned Mine Explore #23 : Lowering A GoPro Camera Down A Shaft From The 1600s. Discovery Made!
What was the "Discovery Made", did I miss something? :blink:
Topic: Wiregill Low Level
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/04/2019 15:09:48   Subject: Wiregill Low Level
[quote="PeteJ"]Yes - photo of LLCo plan and sketch survey from c1970. will find and email to you.[/quote]

Can I get a copy too Pete, cheers. :flowers:
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/04/2019 12:01:19   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Looks like Borey McBoreface didn't win Siriuses 'Name The TBM Competition' even though it was clearly the publics favorite! :lol:

http://siriusminerals.com/latest-news/news-stories/first-tu
Topic: Cononish Gold Mine
Jimbo

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 13/04/2019 11:28:36   Subject: Cononish Gold Mine
Latest spiel! ;D

https://www.insider.co.uk/news/gold-mining-firm-finds-new-14217353
Topic: Easter visit to St Francis level
Jimbo

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/04/2019 12:22:47   Subject: Easter visit to St Francis level
[quote="gNick"]The worst bit was the bloody alarm going off all the time and annoying the hell out of me. ;)
[/quote]

A strategically placed blob of bluetack can be useful for avoiding
Topic: Nyth Y Gigfran - what’s going on?
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/04/2019 18:47:31   Subject: Nyth Y Gigfran - what’s going on?
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]****** :( Will have to go up again![/quote]

Crack on, don't forget the camera! :lol:
Topic: Nyth Y Gigfran - what’s going on?
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/04/2019 18:42:39   Subject: Nyth Y Gigfran - what’s going on?
Found this in the Wiki entry:

"The incline was unusual because it did not connect to the adits of the quarry; it stopped about 100ft below that level because the mountain was too steep abov
Topic: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/02/2019 18:41:13   Subject: Abandoned Mine Explore #22 : Huge Workings In The Mine Of 1000 Ladders (Video)
Can't see anything, it must be epic!:lol:
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 21/01/2019 22:39:42   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
The first TBM of three, for the Wilton to Lockwood Beck Drive of the MTS, is due on site in the next couple of months. :thumbup:

https://siriusminerals.com/latest-news/news-stories/our-new-
Topic: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2019 08:49:12   Subject: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
[quote="JonK"]If anybody ever finds any further issues from the ones we scanned I would like to hear from them.

Jon[/quote]

Miles might have access to some more, I'm sure there u
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/11/2018 09:07:13   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="royfellows"]The Cwmystwyth one coming up has the DX 80 at 32K lumens.[/quote]

Did you sell the BBC one Roy? :thumbup: :lol:
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/11/2018 12:13:52   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
My vote would go to the Cleveland Mining Heritage Society and COMRU! :thumbup:

http://cmhs.org.uk/

Don't know much about the others being suggested.
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 10/09/2018 13:58:29   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="ChrisJC"]To be fair, the requirement for the 23 mile long tunnel is absolutely insane.

Chris.
[/quote]
Why, how else would they export 20MT of product from the middle of a
Topic: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/04/2018 10:08:49   Subject: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
[quote="Jay2359"]Can I suggest that we agree on a job to do, who's sourcing what gear and then agree on a weekend day in the future, maybe around July, which gives us enough time to source the equipme
Topic: Radon
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/03/2018 11:14:56   Subject: Radon
[quote="PeteJ"]Mike - Yes - even in very draughty places.

[/quote]

Strange that, in that it is a mobile gas and most of the radon reduction methods involve increasing ventilation
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/11/2017 19:38:10   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
[quote="Blober"]In regards to posting signs, isn't that then owning up to some sort of liability? You just can't win...[/quote]

Not if no one knows who left them and we all blame the magic
Topic: Outsiders first post - a little help please
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/11/2017 23:26:47   Subject: Outsiders first post - a little help please
This should give you a bit to go at!! ;) :lol:

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nenthead

https://www.facebook.com/NentheadMines/
Topic: NAMHO 2019
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2017 00:09:19   Subject: NAMHO 2019
[quote="gingerlycolors"]Info about NAMHO 2019 is now available on the Darkness Below website at:

http://darknessbelow.co.uk/news-cambrian-mines-trust-to-host-namho-2019/[/quote]

Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/11/2017 22:03:52   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Be grateful you can't smell them on TV.

It wasn't at all nice.[/quote]

Trust you to have a sniff ffs!! :lol:
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/11/2017 21:52:04   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
How long will Brydons undies burn for and provide adequate light, that is the question? :blink

Bomber backup lamp that, sweaty undies on a feckin stick!! :thumbup:
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/11/2017 21:37:26   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
It's on now ffs Moulders! ;)

Tight fecker only brought a poxy sheeps head to eat too, think Brydon thought it was a nice leg of lamb when it fell out of the bag, until it winked at him, bor
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/11/2017 21:12:58   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
[quote="Pete K"]Starting now.....[/quote]

Sinkhole! :o

Land collapse! ;)

Bullshitter Grylls Alert! :lol:
Topic: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2017 20:01:54   Subject: 2018 Calendar - beneficiaries
I'd like to vote for the Cleveland Mining Heritage Society (CMHS) and Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team (SMRT) as this years recipients just for a change! ;)
Topic: another mine lost
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 10/09/2017 20:22:08   Subject: another mine lost
[quote="sparty_lea"]I think the high profile some places have on facebook and even on here is to blame.

The internet has been fantastic in some ways, enabling like minded people to share i
Topic: Old Photographs
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/07/2017 23:03:10   Subject: Old Photographs
[quote="Daggers"]I see lots of old photos on here in the history sections of the albums, and most of them are really old horrible photos in desperate need of a restore, but the images are too small an
Topic: Research help - Wild animals in mines
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/07/2017 14:31:52   Subject: Research help - Wild animals in mines
Nope!!:tongue:
Topic: Interesting historical mining site
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/04/2017 11:35:21   Subject: Interesting historical mining site
[quote="TwllMawr"]http://www.miningartifacts.org/index.html

Can't recall visiting the site before. Very interesting all round particularly the photos around different states and countries.[
Topic: Remaining Mining Contractors
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2017 11:57:50   Subject: Remaining Mining Contractors
[quote="staffordshirechina"]

Even more sadly, the other one is the one that has gone! (despite what their website says)

Les[/quote]

That's a real shame about SES Les,
Topic: Remaining Mining Contractors
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/04/2017 11:11:54   Subject: Remaining Mining Contractors
[quote="staffordshirechina"]We have had some bad news last night. Our long running contracting company for such as mechanical, electrical, roofbolting and general mining work has gone into administrat
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/03/2017 19:07:06   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Latest construction news section now added to Sirius website!:thumbup:

http://siriusminerals.com/our-project/latest-construction-news/
Topic: Redmoor
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/03/2017 08:53:59   Subject: Redmoor
Drilling to start end of the month!

http://www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk/companies/news/174109/tin-exploration-returns-to-cornwall-as-strategic-minerals-kicks-off-campaign-174109.html
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/02/2017 12:20:22   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
The company's mine, based near Whitby has been named as 'Woodsmith Mine' after two of the project’s original geologists. This involved the unveiling of the new name plaque on Friday during a ceremony
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/01/2017 10:41:29   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
[quote="Morlock"][quote="RAMPAGE"]Sorry Stuey, what's a tah-tah?[/quote]

Possibly posh Cornish for 'Tits'?[/quote]

That's what I thought too, but Miles lowered the tone somewhat!
Topic: Wheal Pevor (photo)
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/01/2017 00:21:48   Subject: Wheal Pevor (photo)
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]There is a big pile of pigeon poo, dead pigeons and porn at the bottom of the shaft and it's probably a site to get weils disease from, or whatever one it is you
Topic: Parys Mining Development
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/12/2016 18:14:36   Subject: Parys Mining Development
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]I hope the latest lot manage to get Crofty off the ground, however, I would put money on them doing nothing, apart from 100000km of diamond drilling and 10000000
Topic: exploration groups.
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/11/2016 15:02:50   Subject: exploration groups.
Try this friendly bunch of reprobates, always upto something!!;)

http://www.carbisbaycrew.co.uk/
Topic: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
Jimbo

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/11/2016 17:12:43   Subject: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
Just incase you missed the other thread Simon!! ;) ;D

[quote="robnorthwales"]The GR for this mine now shows it as being in the sea ?[/quote]
Topic: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
Jimbo

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/11/2016 17:04:29   Subject: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
[quote="robnorthwales"][quote="Jimbo"][quote="robnorthwales"]The GR for this mine now shows it as being in the sea ?[/quote]

There is already a thread for this, why start another one?? :bli
Topic: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
Jimbo

Forum: North West England   Posted: 18/11/2016 20:53:13   Subject: Jane Pit Coal Mine (mine)
[quote="robnorthwales"]The GR for this mine now shows it as being in the sea ?[/quote]

There is already a thread for this, why start another one?? :blink:

Admin!! :lol:
Topic: The Last Miner (Documentary)
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2016 13:57:25   Subject: The Last Miner (Documentary)
More info here, looks like a must see! :thumbup:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2016/last-miners
Topic: 2016 competition entry
Jimbo

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 06/10/2016 20:21:18   Subject: 2016 competition entry
"To be eligible for entry photographs must be:
Uploaded to AditNow (we will not judge images linked from other web sites),
Uploaded to the correct mine (please use the site's search faciliti
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/10/2016 14:31:48   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
[quote="royfellows"]Another one just surfaced, called the "Blazeray", and its red this time.

We will soon run out of landfill space.[/quote]

This might be handy for fixing that i
Topic: The Duntanlich Barite project
Jimbo

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 16/09/2016 12:49:30   Subject: The Duntanlich Barite project
Latest news! :thumbup:

http://www.scotsman.com/news/environment/new-mineral-mine-set-for-perthshire-1-4231417
Topic: BELNAHUA Slate Quarries
Jimbo

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 15/09/2016 01:28:11   Subject: BELNAHUA Slate Quarries
[quote="JMB"]No entry for BELNAHUA[/quote]

There is now! ;)

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Belnahua-Slate-Quarry_21282/
Topic: another duplicate
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/09/2016 09:41:20   Subject: another duplicate
Both sorted now thanks! ;D
Topic: SRT
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/08/2016 11:55:34   Subject: SRT
[quote="Gary"]Video shows error message! But if you can see my hand shining a torch down an incline with a ledge a short way down that's it.[/quote]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3-t0_dpF
Topic: Quarry Explorer
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/08/2016 11:29:19   Subject: Quarry Explorer
Llechwedd slate caverns are doing the tours from their bounce/zip base, saw the wagons parked up last week while the kids went for a bounce! :thumbup:

http://www.llechwedd-slate-caverns.co.
Topic: Beech quarry, Staffs
Jimbo

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 31/07/2016 23:21:26   Subject: Beech quarry, Staffs
[quote="ILT"]I searched by name "Beech" (and sounds like) without getting any results. Searched for sandstone in SJ and again, nothing near Beech.

So I added it ...and then when I go back t
Topic: Scunthorpe Steam Train Tours
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/07/2016 20:23:47   Subject: Scunthorpe Steam Train Tours
[quote="staffordshirechina"]I'm not sure I'd want to be on a train with "crossover people"....[/quote]

:lol::thumbup:
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