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NAMHO CONFERENCE 2022

NORTH YORKSHIRE / CLEVELAND
hosted by Cleveland Mining Heritage Society

"Industrial Minerals"

NAMHO CONFERENCE 2022 - Industrial Minerals

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PROGRAMME OF TALKS ETC. - 2022

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Events on Friday 17/06/2022

09:00

T41 - Reception open for delegate registration

Date : 17/06/2022    Time : 09:00 - 20:00

19:00

T01 - Friday opening talk - Welcome to NAMHO 2022

Date : 17/06/2022    Time : 19:00 - 19:30

Space available : Unlimited

Events on Saturday 18/06/2022

09:00

T42 - Reception open for delegate registration

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 09:00 - 18:00

09:15

T11a - Introduction and Welcome

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 09:15 - 09:30

George Featherston

09:29

T11 - Saturday morning talks - Historical Mining and Extraction

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 09:29 - 13:00

Space available : 49

09:30

T11b - Eskdaleside Mining

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 09:30 - 10:30

Details : Ironstone mining began at Grosmont in 1839 and this was developed at various sites down the valley of the River Esk until the closure of the last mine, Eskdaleside, in 1915

Simon Chapman

10:30

T30 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 10:30 - 10:45

10:45

T11c - Boulby Mine: Looking back at the First Fifty Years

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 10:45 - 11:45

Details : The talk will cover the development and activities of the mine from the start of construction in the late 1960’s up to the transition to Polyhalite production in recent years

Neil Rowley

11:45

T31 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 11:45 - 12:00

12:00

T11d - Whinstone Mining in the North York Moors

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 12:00 - 13:00

Details : Mining of this rock has left very visible scars in the landscape, and the talk will cover its history and techniques.

Rick Stewart

13:00

T32 - Lunch break

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 13:00 - 14:00

13:59

T12 - Saturday afternoon talks - Contemporary Mining and Extraction

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 13:59 - 18:00

Space available : 50

14:00

T12a - The Life, Leaving and Legacy of German Miners in Elizabethan Keswick.

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 14:00 - 15:00

Details : How the formation of the Company of Mines Royal in 1568 revolutionised the mining and smelting industry in Britain and paved the way for the Industrial Revolution. A tale of immigration, innovation, jealousy and murder.

Mark Hatton

15:00

T33 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 15:00 - 15:15

15:15

T12b - Rosedale Railway

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 15:15 - 16:15

Details : The Rosedale ironstone railway has probably intrigued more railway fans than any other northern line. Mr. Taylor will explain its history and why the interest is indeed deserved

Geoff Taylor

16:15

T34 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 16:15 - 16:30

16:30

T12c - Quarries, Reptiles and Money.

Date : 18/06/2022    Time : 16:30 - 17:30

Details : How the search for minerals on the Yorkshire Coast uncovered huge fossil reptiles, and how these were traded around the world.

Roger Osborne

Events on Sunday 19/06/2022

09:29

T21 - Sunday morning talks - Using Rocks and Minerals

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 09:29 - 12:45

Space available : 50

09:30

T21a - Iron Ore Processing

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 09:30 - 10:30

Details : Iron ores are abundant, but not all ores are equal. This presentation outlines the important iron ore minerals and the processing techniques applied to improve their usefulness and economic value when used in the blast furnace.

Dr Karl Houseley

10:30

T35 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 10:30 - 10:45

10:45

T21b - Easing the Flow: the Supply of Fluxes and Lining Materials for the British Steel Industry

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 10:45 - 11:45

Details : This presentation will look at the variety of minerals used as fluxes and linings and how they worked, while examining the issues in their supply, particularly in times of conflict like the 1914-18 War.

Dr Peter Claughton

11:45

T36 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 11:45 - 12:00

12:00

T21c - The Search and Exploitation of Phosphates in the Nineteenth Century.

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 12:00 - 13:00

Details : This talk will explain that using phosphates as fertiliser went back a long way, but how as sources like guano were being worked out men turned to mining suitable mineral deposits.

Dr. Rob Vernon

13:00

T37 - Lunch break

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 13:00 - 14:00

13:29

T22 - Sunday afternoon talks - Old North Yorkshire Industries

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 13:29 - 18:00

Space available : 50

14:00

T22a - Neolithic Salt Working in Cleveland

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 14:00 - 15:00

Details : Salt was once the most precious mineral of all, and Steve will describe recent highly significant finds near Boulby

Dr. Stephen Sherlock

15:00

T38 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 15:00 - 15:15

15:15

T22b - Advances in Hydrocarbon Gemmology: A New Nomenclature System for Jet

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 15:15 - 16:15

Details : 'Jet' is a catch-all word for several different minerals, and this talk will explain the new identification system needed to give greater clarity in both commercial and historical contexts.

Sarah Steel

16:15

T39 - Tea/Coffee

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 16:15 - 16:30

16:30

T22c - Yorkshire Alum 1600-1872.

Date : 19/06/2022    Time : 16:30 - 17:30

Details : Alum was an essential ingredient for dyers of cloth, and this is the story of How Yorkshire’s first heavy industry extracted it.

Roger Pickles

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