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44th International Mining Games 2022, Missouri, USA

P&V have once again sponsored the Camborne School of Mines Team for the 44th International Mining Games   P&V have sponsored the Camborne School of Mines Team for the 44th International Mining Games hosted by the Missouri S&T in Missouri, USA. The games will take place over two days, with the Men’s Survey on 25th […]

Michael Pharaoh – Production Engineer – 15 Years Service

Here is Mick receiving his gift from P&V for 15 years service with the company. Mick started working for P&V in June 2006 in the despatch warehouse then after 2 years progressed to work on the CNC machines – turning and milling bits in addition to turning end pieces then moved on to drilling button […]


On November 1st Tom Fieldsend took on the role of Product Development Engineer. Just over three years ago Steve Harper stepped up to become the Head of Engineering and took along with him the role of Product Manager. During this time Steve has done both roles tirelessly and to good effect but it has always been recognised […]

Steve Foster retires after 46 years at P&V

Steve Foster retired from Padley & Venables last week after more than 46 years’ service, joining us in September 1975 as a ‘Craft Apprentice’. After finishing his apprenticeship in 1978 he became a Setter in our now obsolete Coal Cutter Section. In 1980 he became a Skilled Machinist  in our also now obsolete, Percussive Bits […]

Mining World Ukraine 2021 Report

The Ukraine is one of the world’s most important mineral producing countries, in terms of both the range and size of its reserves. Padley & Venables attended MiningWorld Ukraine 2021, which is the only international exhibition of equipment, special technology and technologies for extraction, enrichment and transportation of minerals. Leading foreign and national companies present […]