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Quarrying industry shortchanges Cagayan coffers

TUGUEGARAO CITY, Cagayan –An emotional Governor Manuel Mamba, during the 1st Quarrying Industry Summit held at Carmelita’s here, asked Cagayanos to help him put a stop to poor implementation of quarrying laws and regulations as a result of massive corruption among local officials in cahoots with some government agencies. 339 more words


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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