Mining in Devon

Many members have enjoyed Russell Society field trips to the ‘Hemerdon Bal’ mine in Devon, or Drakelands Mine as it is now called. The mine has been through significant change in recent years with Wolf Minerals investing in tungsten extraction at the site. The mine was referenced in a recent article in The Economist, which can be found through this link to The Economist website:

http://www.economist.com/news/britain/21677259-britains-first-new-mine-nearly-half-century-makes-big-bet-tungsten-industry-exhumed

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