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  1. Wayland Smith

    Failure of concrete anchors explained (video)

    Found this on Youtube I know it's concrete, and I have no idea how accurate it is, but it looked worth watching. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOjYQZtA3xY
  2. Wayland Smith

    Teams assemble for mine rescue

    CRTT callout The alarm was raised yesterday when a group of 12 failed to emerge from a trip down a mine. Shortly after midnight yesterday morning (Sunday), Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team and the North Wales Cave Rescue Organisation were alerted to reports that the group of 12 were overdue on...
  3. Wayland Smith

    Snowdonia mine where explorers made an unusual discovery

    A "perfectly preserved" children's book has been discovered in an abandoned lead mine in North Wales. The novel, believed to be part of Enid Blyton's The Famous Five series was found in "almost perfect condition" by a rural explorer. The discovery was made at a historic mining site in Snowdonia...
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    Cave rescue

    Four people rescued by emergency services after getting stuck in a cave in Kent Four people were rescued by the coastguard and fire service after getting trapped in a cave in Kent. Images shared by HM Coastguard Deal show rescuers using a 13.5m (44ft) ladder to gain access to a cavern located...
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    Novice' cavers rescued after getting lost near Crickhowell

    Two inexperienced cavers were stuck underground in one of Britain's longest cave systems for more than 16 hours. The pair, aged 19 and 30, were reported missing in Ogof Daren Cilau near Crickhowell, Powys, on Saturday. They had gone in on Friday afternoon and aimed to be out by midnight, but got...
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    Possible incident at Cwmorthin?

    News report Thursday . Major police incident shuts Gwynedd quarry road A police incident has shut a quarry road in Gwynedd. The road to Cwmorthin Quarry at Tanygrisiau near Blaenau Ffestiniog has been closed and people have been told to stay away from the area...
  7. Wayland Smith

    Are we all doomed!

    Interactive Radon map for the UK https://www.ukradon.org/information/ukmaps
  8. Wayland Smith

    Lowering a stretcher instruction film

    I know it's mountain rescue. I know it's 1959 But well worth watching.  :smartass: <iframe width="625" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/imnMRIftjZk" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=e85_1457879012
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