Work in the silver mines
Description: The International Emergency Action Association is organizing this project every year in mines of Fournel Silver southeast of France. The work is hard, but the atmosphere guaranteed!
Type of Work: Underground: stabilize sediments to prevent any risk of unclogging during a flood. To this end, a solid stone wall will be built at 1 or 2 m of alluvial deposits and the remaining space filled with mine spoils.
Outdoors: purge the stones that have accumulated behind the safety nets. Small works of masonry to stabilize the ruined walls and construct traffic areas.
Study Theme: The main objective is to continue the development of the Fournel mining site, namely the ruins of the 19st century settlement at the bottom of the gorges and the underground works of the galeris named Rebaisse et Vieux Travaux.
Accommodation: 2 Big Tents of 12 places with real beds and 2 sanitary with 8 showers. Please bring WARM sleeping bags as it can be very cold at night.
Requirements: Work clothes - gloves, work shoes, sleeping bag, specialties from your area, musical instrument, good humor and bravery ! ATTENTION, bringing alcohol is NOT allowed.
Approximate Location: Argentière La Bassée
Notes: Take a look at this video introducing workcamps in France. http://www.sci-france.org/pages/france.php
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