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  • Team

    Jeremy has over 30 years of experience in the mining finance industry and has advised mining companies on transactions globally. Following his graduation in Mining Engineering from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, he spent three years working as a mining engineer in the South African gold mining industry.

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  • Mining Technology in the Nineteenth Century

    Mining technology consists of the tools, methods, and knowledge used to locate, extract, and process mineral and metal deposits in the earth. The methods used to locate ore bodies range from on-the-ground reconnaissance by prospectors to remote sensing techniques such as satellite imagery. Mine excavations take place either on the surface or

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  • Cornwall Resources

    Delivering a world-class tin-tungsten project, in Cornwall, U.K. The Cornwall Resources Redmoor project is located in eastern Cornwall, south-west England. It has been the subject of extensive historic mining from Roman times to 1943, on lodes for lead, silver, tin, copper and tungsten. More recently exploration work was carried out in the 1980

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  • Team

    Jeremy has over 30 years of experience in the mining finance industry and has advised mining companies on transactions globally. Following his graduation in Mining Engineering from the Camborne School of Mines in Cornwall, he spent three years working as a mining engineer in the South African gold mining industry.

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  • Heroic and tragic truth behind Poldark: Cornishmen shaped

    Apr 13, 2015Cornish miners first arrived there in 1824, in the course of a flight from the unprofitable veins of home that took them from Chile to California, Brazil to Transvaal, Peru to New South Wales.

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  • Greenidge Generation to Expand Bitcoin Mining With South

    Jul 02, 2021Greenidge Generation said it plans to expand its bitcoin (BTC, +0.75%) mining operations by adding a facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina. It already has an operation in New York. Mining

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  • Mining Memories: Stories from South Crofty and Wheal Jane

    Mining Memories: Stories from South Crofty and Wheal Jane. In 1998, the last operating tin mine in Cornwall, South Crofty and the Wheal Jane processing mill, were closed. For Cornwall, this marked the end of an era. This on-line exhibition explores those last days of tin mining in Cornwall, in the words of some of the miners of South Crofty and

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  • Cornwall Heritage Trust ~ Preserving Cornwall's Story

    However, as with copper, cheaper deposits of tin were found overseas, especially in South America and south-east Asia, and by the end of the nineteenth century tin mining had severely declined. Many mines closed in the 1890s, giving rise to the "Cornish diaspora", as miners left Cornwall to seek their fortunes in other mining areas across

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  • The rebirth of sustainable mining in Cornwall

    Jul 26, 2021Another organisation boosting the region's mining capabilities is Cornish Metals. Spotting the potential in Cornwall, through the acquisition of the South Crofty mine, this AIM and TSX-listed exploration company has positioned itself at the heart of the sector, paving the

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  • A Celebration Of Cornish Mining

    Nov 26, 2017Images from A Celebration of Cornish Mining: from local expertise to global opportunities - a conference and networking event to mark the centenary of the Cornish Chamber of Mines and Minerals held on Thursday 7th September 2017 at Heartlands, Pool, near Redruth, Cornwall. There were 174 participants, 11 talks, 21 stands, 5 afternoon break

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  • The rebirth of sustainable mining in Cornwall

    Jul 26, 2021Another organisation boosting the region's mining capabilities is Cornish Metals. Spotting the potential in Cornwall, through the acquisition of the South Crofty mine, this AIM and TSX-listed exploration company has positioned itself at the heart of the sector, paving the

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  • Strongbow's South Crofty to revive age

    Apr 21, 2017The project's underground permissions extend over 26 historic mining operations, including two of the most significant mines in the Cornish tin mining district – South

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  • Cornwall Devon Mines

    Tin was being worked in Cornwall and Devon up to 4000 years ago, and by mediaeval times, along with lead and wool, it was one to England's main exports. From 1198 the Cornish tinners had royal protection for their activities and bodies called stannaries' were established to oversee and regulate the mining, smelting and sale of tin.

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  • Cornish and Devon migrants

    Nov 17, 2011Cornish family history and Devon family history research will probably have long arms reaching out across the world, to South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, America and Canada, as miners and their families migrated in pursuit of work. Background to the mass migration from Devon and Cornwall. 250,000 Cornish people emigrated between 1815 and 1914

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  • Cornish and Devon migrants

    Nov 17, 2011Cornish family history and Devon family history research will probably have long arms reaching out across the world, to South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, America and Canada, as miners and their families migrated in pursuit of work. Background to the mass migration from Devon and Cornwall. 250,000 Cornish people emigrated between 1815 and 1914

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  • Cornish Mining: Home

    The Caradon Mining District: One of the great "Boom and Bust" stories of Cornish Mining, this is South Caradon Mine. Click on the image above to access the Caradon Mining District. The St Austell Mining District: The Mines and China Clay pits of St Austell. The year 2016 was a

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  • Copper find sparks hopes of mining revival in 'Poldark

    But the market collapsed after 1860 and a drop in the tin price more than a century later in 1985 dealt what was to be a fatal blow to the Cornish mining industry. The last surviving mine, South

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  • Deal will enable dewatering of South Crofty

    Mar 09, 2021South Crofty mine has signed deals to expand their operations further. Cornish Metals, the owners of South Crofty, have signed an agreement that will enable the waste water which has flooded the mine since it closed in 1998 to be pumped out. A binding heads of terms agreement has been reached with Wheal Jane Ltd for the disposal of waste

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  • Cornish Mining WHS

    Charlestown was built between 1792 and 1801, and is the best-preserved china clay and copper ore port of this period anywhere in the world. Works in and around the Luxulyan Valley include a three mile leat, constructed to power the many water wheels and water pressure engines at Fowey Consols Mine, and to supply water for the steam engines and ore processing; a canal to take the mine's

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  • Ten things you probably didn't know about Cornish mining

    In 2006, the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape achieved World Heritage Status. World Heritage Sites are recognised by UNESCO as places of significance that have outstanding value to the whole of humanity. This places Cornish mining on a par with the Egyptian pyramids, Stonehenge and the Acropolis in Athens.

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  • Mining Capital

    May 26, 2021And in one sense, there isn't a tin project in the world that's more advanced than South Crofty in Cornwall, which up until 1998 had a virtually unbroken 400-year record of tin mining. "We looked at various opportunities," says Williams, "but what really stood out was this opportunity in Cornwall which included South Crofty."

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  • Cornish

    South Australian mineral discoveries of the 1840s (especially at Kapunda and Burra in the Mid North) and extension of the farming frontier, were a magnet to the Cornish. Emigration and Opportunities This pattern was repeated in the 1860s when Cornish mining collapsed in the face of diminishing returns while rich mines in the Americas and

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  • Cornish mineworkers' migration

    Mar 13, 2018Cornish mineworkers' migration. Cornish mineworkers, and often their families too, were to travel to destinations all over the world in search of work through the 1800s and early 1900s. Ainsley Cocks, of the Cornish Mining World Heritage Site, looks particularly at the families who moved from Cornwall to Cumbria.

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  • Cornwall Devon Mines

    Tin was being worked in Cornwall and Devon up to 4000 years ago, and by mediaeval times, along with lead and wool, it was one to England's main exports. From 1198 the Cornish tinners had royal protection for their activities and bodies called stannaries' were established to oversee and regulate the mining, smelting and sale of tin.

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  • Mining firm Cornish Metals finds tin lode in Cornwall

    Jun 10, 2021The owner of Cornwall's South Crofty mine says there is likely to be more tin than expected under the ground. Canada-headquartered Cornish Metals, formerly known as Strongbow, has been looking at reopening the mine, in Pool, near Camborne, which closed in the 1980s and has been seeking funding to pump water out of the shaft with a view to starting to dig for tin and copper.

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  • The rebirth of sustainable mining in Cornwall

    Jul 26, 2021Another organisation boosting the region's mining capabilities is Cornish Metals. Spotting the potential in Cornwall, through the acquisition of the South Crofty mine, this AIM and TSX-listed exploration company has positioned itself at the heart of the sector, paving the

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  • The Cornish mining influence in South Australia

    Oct 05, 2014The Cornish mining influence in South Australia. In the mid 1800s the Cornish came out mine copper in South Australia sparking a revolution which

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  • Cornwall Devon Mines

    Tin was being worked in Cornwall and Devon up to 4000 years ago, and by mediaeval times, along with lead and wool, it was one to England's main exports. From 1198 the Cornish tinners had royal protection for their activities and bodies called stannaries' were established to oversee and regulate the mining, smelting and sale of tin.

    Get Price
  • The Cornish mining influence in South Australia

    Oct 05, 2014The Cornish mining influence in South Australia. In the mid 1800s the Cornish came out mine copper in South Australia sparking a revolution which

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  • Caradon Mining District

    On the South Western side of Caradon Hill is South Caradon Mine. It is the jewel of the Caradon Mining District, a huge Copper deposit was discovered here in 1836 which started the mining boom in this area. Cornish Mine Images 29: South Caradon Mine Rule and Holman Shafts Engine Houses, Caradon Hill is in the background.

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  • Heroic and tragic truth behind Poldark: Cornishmen shaped

    Apr 13, 2015Cornish miners first arrived there in 1824, in the course of a flight from the unprofitable veins of home that took them from Chile to California, Brazil to Transvaal, Peru to New South Wales.

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  • Welsh and Cornish Immigrants History of Wallaroo South

    Welsh and Cornish Immigrants. When copper was discovered in the area known as the Copper Triangle incorporating the towns of Kadina, Moonta, and Wallaroo, the mining of copper was essentially in Moonta, and Kadina, with the smelting done in Wallaroo. There is an area known as Wallaroo Mines, but this is so far from Wallaroo that it is nowadays

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