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Mining Methods and Geology.

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Longwall and Shortwall mining methods and equipment.

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232 800 Does the north finder only find north?
by kately
Apr 24, 2024 4:38:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Bord and Pillar Methods.

General chat about bord and pillar.

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58 139 MEMS Gyroscope: The Third Generation Of Gyroscopes Is Leadin
by kellyyu
Apr 24, 2024 3:19:15 GMT -5
No New Posts Other Minerals.

Other types of mines.

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102 607 Design and analysis of north seeker based on downhole drilli
by kately
Apr 23, 2024 4:18:22 GMT -5
No New Posts Opencast Mining.

Opencast, strip mining and "open cut" methods.

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33 89 Analysis of Fiber Optic Gyroscope Output Signal
by kately
Feb 20, 2024 20:32:26 GMT -5
No New Posts Geology. - 5 Viewing

Information about the geology of a region.

71 337 Quartz Flexure Accelerometer Pendulum Processing Technology
by Alisha Bridges
Apr 16, 2024 2:34:43 GMT -5

Rules and Suggestions.

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Registration difficulties and recomendations.

Sub-board: Welcome to Coal, Colliery and Mining.

10 17 Chinese Registrations.
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No New Posts Suggestions.

Add any ideas that would make the forum better.

12 93 System Analysis of MEMS North Seeker
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No New Posts Rules.

General site rules.

3 5 为读者可能遇到的问题提供解决方
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Things to come!

50 233 John, RIP.....
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No New Posts Events, Gala's and Exhibitions.

Coming events, Gala's and Exhibitions, expos etc..

23 36 IMU calibration method and calibration process
by diana
Apr 10, 2024 3:15:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Undermanager's Office.

Just general chatting about anything mining wise.

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312 2,086 Research on Operating Error of Fiber Optic Gyro across Strip
by christina
Apr 24, 2024 1:55:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Mining News.

Latest mining news.

196 1,031 What is the Difference Between MEMS and FOG IMU?
by christina
Apr 10, 2024 1:50:57 GMT -5
No New Posts The Canteen. - 7 Viewing

Owt about nowt!
Chat about anything, mates, canteen tea, grub etc, funny instances, hobbies, just about "owt"

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125 1,740 Snapping note
by keithd
Mar 27, 2024 10:31:08 GMT -5
No New Posts A Funny Thing Happened on The Way To The Face.

Funny Stories to Share.

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Sub-board: Owt Abaht Nowt!

69 285 Làm sao để bắt đầu chơi trò chơi kiếm tiền mà không mất phí?
by kha1
Apr 28, 2023 1:53:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Mining Links

Links to coal mining websites.

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57 180 Coal, Collieries and Mining.
by johnpetery9
Apr 8, 2024 15:35:48 GMT -5
No New Posts Mining In Other Countries.

Mining in other countries, coal and other.

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Sub-boards: Mining In Australia., Mining In China., Mining In The USA

85 442 Tilt Sensor for 360°Dip Angle Measurement Under Coal Mine
by christina
Dec 8, 2023 0:49:22 GMT -5
No New Posts Mining Qualifications Worldwide.

Are my qualifications and experience recognised in other countries??

3 16 UK Qualifications.
by smshogun
Mar 8, 2018 21:47:35 GMT -5
No New Posts Books and Papers, Reviewed or For Sale, Items For Sale.

Mining books and new papers out on mining topics.

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20 72 Undermanager
by beltpatrol133
Mar 2, 2021 14:09:47 GMT -5
No New Posts The Message Board.

Events, symposiums, get together's etc.

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26 78 The Law is Complicated
by maverick
Apr 23, 2020 21:33:24 GMT -5
No New Posts The Bathrooms.

Poems from our "pit Bards"

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25 52 development
by brendan86
Dec 12, 2022 7:59:46 GMT -5
No New Posts Real Time Chat Room Here.

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1 2 Chat Room.
by John
May 3, 2005 11:41:46 GMT -5

British Coal Mining Industry.

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No New Posts The Youngsters and Researchers Section.

As we now have schoolkids doing research for school projects, I thought a section to help them would be appropriate,

20 38 Analysis of Technical Issues in Extending the Service life o
by diana
Apr 19, 2024 2:49:11 GMT -5
No New Posts NCB/British Coal. - 1 Viewing

British coal industry after nationalisation to the end!

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Sub-boards: Pits of The Midlands., Remains of the UK Coal Industry., Pits of The North West, Scottish Coalfields Pits., Pits of Yorkshire., Pits of The North East., Pits of North and South Wales., Pits of Somerst and Kent

73 659 Pits of Yorkshire.
by barnsleylad
Jun 14, 2023 7:29:24 GMT -5
No New Posts After The NCB/BC, Privatisation.

After the NCB.

9 98 Tilt Sensors for Tunnel Boring Machines
by christina
Nov 23, 2023 2:54:04 GMT -5
No New Posts Pre NCB Mines.

UK coal industry prior to nationalisation.

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4 16 Strafford Colliery, Gilroyd Nr Barnsley Yorks
by dazbt
Jun 22, 2020 6:05:09 GMT -5
No New Posts Unions and Strikes.

The Rise of the Mining Unions and Disputes.

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17 110 acme
by rob52
Apr 26, 2022 2:21:11 GMT -5


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No New Posts Electricity in Mines.

Electricity, past and present.

32 262 Gyro Theodolite Maintenance Procedures
by diana
Apr 22, 2024 4:39:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Equipment Manufacturers.

49 420 How to Find North in Drilling?
by kately
Nov 24, 2023 2:11:17 GMT -5
No New Posts Winding Engines, Ropes and Shafts.

Winding engines past and present etc..

30 299 Hoisting mineral and men in the same shaft
by John
Feb 22, 2020 7:18:07 GMT -5

Mining Glossary.

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No New Posts Mining Glossary

A comprehensive mining glossary.

3 23 Glossary.
by kundyhole
Jan 13, 2015 14:29:55 GMT -5
No New Posts Alternate Mining Glossary.

A wacky mining glossary.

1 16 Alternate Mining Glossary.
by erichall
Oct 5, 2010 6:39:26 GMT -5

Colliery Discussion Groups.

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No New Posts Calverton Colliery.

Calverton Colliery discussions.

4 29 Memories of Calverton
by Harrysdaughter
Jul 16, 2020 17:21:19 GMT -5
No New Posts Clifton Colliery, No6 Area, Notts Division.

Discussions about Clifton Colliery.

9 64 Stone Head Drift.
by John
Aug 26, 2016 9:32:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Cotgrave Colliery, No6 Area, Notts Division.

Cotgrave Colliery discussions.

10 162 Cotgrave information.
by tankslad1951
Dec 8, 2023 5:49:05 GMT -5
No New Posts Gedling Colliery.

Gedling Colliery Discussions.

1 1 Gedling Colliery
by bibobs
Sept 24, 2012 8:50:33 GMT -5
No New Posts Hucknall, No1 & 2 Collieries.

Discussions of Hucknall No1 and 2 collieries.

4 51 colliery no 2 workers from 1987
by colly0410
Nov 15, 2016 18:42:44 GMT -5
No New Posts Wollaton and Radford Collieries.

The history of the Wollaton and Radford Collieries in Nottingham.

5 35 Wollaton Colliery.1890.
by John
Jan 30, 2017 11:26:18 GMT -5
No New Posts Bestwood Colliery.

Bestwood Colliery discussions.

3 45 Bestwood pit video.
by colly0410
Jun 19, 2014 4:57:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Babbington Colliery.

Babbington Colliery aka Cinderhill Colliery discussions.

1 3 Cinderhill Colliery 1890.
by John
Jul 23, 2012 10:25:37 GMT -5
No New Posts Old Collieries On Western Edge of The Notts Coalfield.

Collieries of the west side of the Leen Valley "on the crop"

2 14 Workings West of Wollaton Colliery.
by smshogun
Feb 7, 2014 21:17:52 GMT -5
No New Posts Gomersal Colliery, North Yorkshire.

For Gomersal members.

2 25 Gomersal Colliery
by mickwarden
Sept 1, 2017 9:25:11 GMT -5
No New Posts High Moor Colliery.

Discussions on High Moor Colliery.

1 10 High Moor.
by John
Apr 22, 2011 10:49:12 GMT -5
No New Posts General.

General colliery discussions.

32 178 Раскрытие принципа работы и сценариев применения инерциально
by diana
Nov 15, 2023 4:32:10 GMT -5
No New Posts The Lancashire Collieries Discussion Groups.

6 13 Hindley Collieries - Grammar and Grange
by Minutor
Nov 4, 2018 15:47:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Tilmanstone Colliery, Kent.

Tilmanstone colliery discussions.

4 23 Thackley Colliery, Locomotives
by trainman119
Nov 8, 2017 19:18:59 GMT -5
No New Posts Wheldale Colliery.

Wheldale Colliery discussions.

13 120 A few interesting facts about Wheldale Colliery
by Wheldale
Jun 14, 2021 10:42:50 GMT -5

The Miners Renunited.

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No New Posts Lost Mining Mates.

Looking for an old lost mate you lost contact with years ago, well ask here, maybe some doing a search will bring up your post and point to where they are.

3 5 Lost Mates.
by John
Feb 18, 2014 7:56:13 GMT -5
No New Posts The Miners Reunited.

As Alan Andrews site has disappeared, we'll start a reunited board here.

Let us know who you are, what pits you worked at, when, and what jobs you performed.

1 1 Alan's site has gone, so this will be it's home.
by John
Jul 13, 2010 10:36:16 GMT -5


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No New Posts Mines Rescue And First Aid.

Discussions on mines rescue and first aid subjects.

4 30 Mines rescue brigades records
by pc1908
Aug 28, 2018 5:36:40 GMT -5
No New Posts Lost Mates.

Looking for an old mate? Place a message here.

13 49 Looking for Roy Lynk
by roy1383
Jun 21, 2016 14:08:51 GMT -5
No New Posts History and Monuments.

History of the industry and monuments to achievements and disasters.

11 50 Senghenydd the UKs worst disaster
by colly0410
Oct 15, 2013 12:34:07 GMT -5
No New Posts Mining History, Caving etc.

Topics which don't fit within general mining topics.

7 57 Mining collectables...
by dintheader
Feb 26, 2014 8:58:31 GMT -5
No New Posts Tell Us How You Found The Site!

I'm interested in how you found us.

8 50 Google
by mickrobbo
Mar 14, 2021 17:12:46 GMT -5
No New Posts 15's East

The team...Introduce yourselves, your interest in mining etc...

Moderator: John

Sub-board: Latest Mining News.

6 76 Get to Know The Members.
by joss
Feb 22, 2018 12:49:10 GMT -5
No New Posts Requests.

A special board for request for information etc.

18 89 Upton Colliery
by steangcla
Oct 19, 2023 0:58:30 GMT -5
No New Posts Training.

Where did you do your training??

7 71 Did you do your training at Monk Bretton ?
by John
Apr 28, 2016 7:25:38 GMT -5


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No New Posts Mining Pictures.

Post personal mining pictures here.
Don't forget to give a description!

22 84 IMU denoising method based on wavelet and long short-term me
by diana
Feb 22, 2024 21:39:56 GMT -5
No New Posts Questions and Answers.

Please leave your questions here, someone will answer them.

Moderator: John

95 848 What does a rhetorical genre convention mean?
by woodmak9782
Dec 15, 2023 6:54:15 GMT -5
No New Posts The Ladies Board.

Mining from a womans perspective, what it was like to be a miners wife, suffer through the strikes etc.

3 19 The Last Lady Collier
by caiman
Dec 24, 2013 13:10:50 GMT -5
No New Posts Pit Music And Poems.

Brass bands, pit music, poems etc.

10 56 mining songs
by cromercolliery
Aug 3, 2016 13:03:17 GMT -5
No New Posts The Tall Tale And Ghost Stories Board.

As we are accumalating a collection of tall tales, I'll transfer them here, but try to keep yours here please.
Also add pit ghost stories here too.

2 4 Ghost story's
by Sam from Kent
Oct 2, 2011 10:32:01 GMT -5
No New Posts Post Mining Careers and Activities.

So what did you do after the pits closed down?
What do you do to pass the time if your retired??

15 73 Retirement at last
by kenh
Dec 17, 2016 13:24:12 GMT -5
No New Posts Video's And Links To Videos

Place video's or links to mining video's here.

58 313 A little bit of American Coal History.
by John
Aug 31, 2022 17:04:03 GMT -5

Mines and Quarries Act 1954.

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No New Posts M&Q Act.

The Coal Mines Regulations 1954.

1 3 The Act.
by John
Oct 2, 2008 12:23:02 GMT -5
No New Posts Coal.

Coalmine acts.

3 27 1842 enquiry
by Clive
Apr 8, 2018 9:09:56 GMT -5


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