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Greenlaws Firestone Level Dig - Trouble in the Shaft, (08/11/09).

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The shaft digging over the last few weeks has gone well, however as the dig got deeper it became apparent that the shaft was starting to angle across, rather than being a straight drop. Whilst digging in the hanging wall, a cavity was broken into. Upon contemplation it was concluded that the the hanging wall had dropped into the shaft causing part of the blockage and the cavity to form. It looks like the next action will be to timber into the cavity and continue the dig from there saving the hassle of removing the hanging wall that has come down.