Ore Excavation

Allows players to mine whole veins of ore, cut down whole trees or any other tool based action in one go

Scenter

Can't find any ores? This mod makes it easier to discover ores by showing the scent of the beautiful rocks!

Derpy Squid

A crazy combination of armor, tools, portal and even a squid gun all made with the help of ink sacks.

Emerald Mod

Lots of tools, weapons, mobs and food, all made out of emerald

SimpleOres

If you ever get bored of ordinary mining in minecraft, then this is the mod for you. Come and discover these new ores!

Minions

Don't work too hard in the coal mines... that's what minions are for!

HybridCraft

Adds new naturally spawning ore blocks, including iron/coal, gold/iron, diamond/gold, hybrid redstone, and hybrid glowstone

IC2 Combo Armor

Works with IndustrialCraft 2 giving lots more armor by combining exisitng armors to create new ones, also gives you awesome weapons

AutoSwitch

Very clever mod that automatically changes to the best tool from your hotbar depending on what your mining or attacking

Industrial Craft 2

Gives you more blocks and tools to create more advanced structures and processes including electric energy - (very cool!)

Railcraft

Provides many more rail based tools and items than basic Minecraft