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December 13, 2017

Resources Page Updated

We have updated our resources page and added some new items like "Index of Graduates at Camborne School of Mines 1898-1940", as well as updating some of the other items. Some items got mislaid during the website migration and these too have been added. On the resources page you can…
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November 2, 2017

SSL Protection Added

What is SSL? SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a standard security protocol for establishing encrypted links between a web server and a browser in an online communication. The usage of SSL technology ensures that all data transmitted between the web server and browser remains encrypted. What is SSL used for?…
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February 1, 2017

Leicestershire Coalfield Pages

A number of pages have just been published on the Leicestershire coalfield, with in depth information on over 75% of the NCB collieries there. The information has come from the Geoff Hayes collection in NMRS records, and is similar to that for the Wigan coalfield, which was published a couple…
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December 13, 2016

Index to NMRS publications & Newsletters

Just released - an index to most of the publications and newsletters that we have produced since 1960. The list was compiled by one of our members,  Alasdair Neill, who sadly passed away recently. This massive undertaking, running to over 300 pages of A4, covers over 95% of everything that…
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July 8, 2016

New Website Launched

Welcome to the our new website. Here you will find the same content as the previous website, but better arranged and easier to navigate. Not everything is here yet, we are still actively transferring files across and it may be some weeks yet before this process is complete. Why a…
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November 28, 2015

British Mining No 100 Published

2015 marks the publication of British Mining No 100, the latest in a long line of that series. The British Mining series started 40 years ago in 1975 and was the brainchild of Mike Gill, replacing the previous haphazard naming of the Society's publications.
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September 23, 2015

Lancashire Coalfield Pages

Similar to a previous update, we now have a comprehensive coverage of mines in the Lancashire Coalfield, but again there are more to do. We are still looking for some photographs that we could use to further illustrate the pages? Do you have any? If you do please contact us.
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June 12, 2015

Yorkshire Coalfield Pages

A number of pages on the Yorkshire Coalfield have been written with Doncaster area well covered, but much more to do. Do you have a favourite colliery that you would like to write about or do you have some photographs that we could use to further illustrate the pages? If…
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October 19, 2014

Out of Print Memoirs Articles Now Available Online

We have made a number of out of print Memoirs articles available to all online, free of charge. The authors, or their heirs, have kindly allowed us to do this - if you have an article(s) that was published by NMRS and you would be prepared for us to make…
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September 3, 2014

Out of Print Monographs Now Available Online

We have made the following monographs available to download from the website, more will be added later. Those originally issued in A4 and older formats have been repaginated to A5 size. There is a charge of £5.00 for each of these: ISS1 Springs Wood Level, Starbotton DT Richardson 1966 ISS2…
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