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Topic: Cwmorthin Vandalism
Jimbo

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/05/2020 14:23:12   Subject: Cwmorthin Vandalism
[quote="caver1"]When was it painted white, and by who? Was it when the caving club used it as a hut?[/quote]

No, Go Below rent it/restored it and they are closed until they get the nod to r
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/03/2020 11:47:03   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="Jim MacPherson"]A pundit on BBC Radio 4 Today (yesterday!) did suggest one specific problem for the polyhalide market is a substantial expansion in global potash supply which will be entering
Topic: Clipstone Colliery Mansfield - Demolition Threat
Jimbo

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 04/03/2020 11:13:46   Subject: Clipstone Colliery Mansfield - Demolition Threat
Up for sale now if you fancy a cool Grand Designs style home and have a spare £70K, you would be able to practice your SRT to your hearts content off your own listed head gears! :lol:

https
Topic: South Wales Coalfield book query
Jimbo

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 29/01/2020 17:28:27   Subject: South Wales Coalfield book query
Scan it and add it to the AN database, probably long out of copyright by now. :thumbup:
Topic: South Crofty - current situation?
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/01/2020 12:45:29   Subject: South Crofty - current situation?
[quote="Chalcocite"]Lovely talking fresh prince:lol::lol::lol: ps whats a chosd bin? ??[/quote]

Noun. choad (plural choads) (vulgar, slang) A penis, especially one that is short and thick.
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/12/2019 16:56:11   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
Or how about these relative newcomers? ;)

http://cmhs.org.uk/
Topic: Mystery water wheel
Jimbo

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/11/2019 14:04:04   Subject: Mystery water wheel
[link]119327[linkphoto]119327[/linkphoto][/link]

:smartass:
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/09/2019 00:46:30   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Couple more articles!

https://www.standard.co.uk/business/small-investors-suffer-as-giant-uk-mining-plan-in-yorkshire-nears-collapse-a4238791.html

https://www.proactiveinvestors.
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Jimbo

Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/09/2019 12:09:13   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Oh Dear, too big too fast, the fickle world of mining bites again! :blink:

https://www.ft.com/content/7afe6cba-d913-11e9-8f9b-77216ebe1f17

Not looking too good for small local pr
Topic: Cononish Gold Mine
Jimbo

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 09/09/2019 19:19:21   Subject: Cononish Gold Mine
Latest goss, 6 months away from production they say! 8-)

https://www.facebook.com/737974059589167/posts/2399966933389863/
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Jimbo

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/07/2019 17:01:28   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"][quote="PeteJ"]ROAD CLOSURE OVERNIGHT for repairs

A44 west of Llangurig 1900 to 0600hrs "until Saturday".[/quote]

If the A44 is closed.

At Llanguri
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Jimbo

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/07/2019 16:48:52   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="Moorebooks"][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 th
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Jimbo

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/06/2019 19:00:47   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]I have yet to schedule the karate demonstration
:lol:[/quote]

Will there be an intriguingly titled clickbait video to look forward to for this Roy? :lol: :blink:
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/
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