An original hard rock Valentine's Day story

An original hard rock Valentine's Day story

This week 120 years ago, two young honeymooners were on their way from California to China

Mining the past

14 FEB 2019
Exotic animals and the hunt for gold

Exotic animals and the hunt for gold

Most people don't know that the California Gold Rush brought many exotic animals to the area in the mid-19th

Mining the past

15 JAN 2018
The disaster at Levant

The disaster at Levant

On October 20, 1919, there was a serious accident at the Levant tin and copper mine in Cornwall

Mining the past

13 DEC 2016
Tunnelling in the deep

Tunnelling in the deep

How the geology of Flanders required a different approach to the Somme

Mining the past

13 SEP 2016
Mining the Somme

Mining the Somme

The use of mining and tunnelling techniques as a military tactic has a long history

Mining the past

18 JUL 2016
Stairway to heaven

Stairway to heaven

The Ballycorus chimney stands on a hilltop near Dublin, Ireland

Snapshot

09 MAR 2016
Lowering horses through small shafts

Lowering horses through small shafts

An article from the January 1916 issue of Mining Magazine

Flashback

26 JAN 2016