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Map of the Week: Allerton Stone Extraction

The minerals exploited within Bradford were ironstone, coal, fireclay and sandstone. At one time there was also a small lime industry, in Bingley and elsewhere, based on the excavation of glacial limestone deposits brought by the ice from the Dales. 591 more words

Rock art across Africa is dying - CNN.com

Kenya’s rock art is priceless, and at risk. Quarrying has resulted in these ancient masterpieces being destroyed to make use for crop fertilizer.

Source: Rock art across Africa is dying – CNN.com… 22 more words

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Portland Bill (1)

Portland is a small island  –  approximately 4 miles x 1.7 miles  –  off the south coast of Dorset, England, and is joined to the mainland by a barrier causeway.  112 more words

Traditional Surface Mining Methods

Surface mining is the predominant exploitation procedure worldwide. Approximately, more than 90% of all non-metallic minerals and metallic minerals and more than 60% of coal are mined by surface methods. 1,249 more words

Quarrying at Niah National Park

A couple of months ago I visited Niah Caves near Miri in Sarawak. You can read about my trip on my Malaysia Traveller website.

This cave complex is one of Malaysia’s most impressive natural wonders and it was nominated for UNESCO World Heritage status in 2010, though it has not yet achieved that honour. 426 more words


Graphic recording value that keeps on giving! #visualthinking

Great to see that elements of a graphic recording Crackerjack created at last years Institute of Quarrying (IoQ) Conference are being re-used by the IoQ on their stand at this years… 76 more words

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Surigao priests campaign against proposed limestone quarry

By Roel Catoto on June 16 2016 6:20 pm

GIGAQUIT, Surigao del Norte (MindaNews / 16 June) – Roman Catholic priests in this municipality have been reiterating their call against the planned limestone quarry activities in the village of San Isidro. 530 more words