The aims of the Association are few and simple. They are summarized below;
To promote a wider appreciation of the various interests of the Association's membership within the fields of mining and local history research.
To promote a friendly environment for sharing and disseminating information on the subjects of collecting and researching various types of mining related memorabilia.
To provide a contact network by which members can readily swap or fairly buy and sell items of mining memorabilia with each other.
Hebburn Colliery "C" Pit (County Durham) c.1839 by Thomas Hair