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Bird's Eye View of a Wildfowl State - The enduring importance of Pipestone

While the historical quarry wall had been the centre of the industry for years, nowadays permits were given to smaller quarries on the flats nearer the visitor centre. 253 more words

Bird's Eye View of a Wildfowl State - The Pipestone Quarry

The stream I was following topples over the quarry edge in a pretty cataract, and it zigzags manically in amongst the quarry workings.  The removal of the rock appears piecemeal, of course.  371 more words


Map of the Week: Eccleshill - coal, iron, and waving wheat.

The ancient township of Eccleshill is well represented in the Local Studies Library reserve map collection, although many of the maps are in poor condition. The following images are details which I have enhanced to make them more visible. 1,033 more words

Quirky Dorset - Part 13

– – – Exploring The Countryside and Lanes of Dorset – – –

Today, we are looking at another Dorset curiosity, and one over which several theories have been put forward. 660 more words


Not enough jobs for mining engineering students

Stats SA show that there has been a -4 000 annual change in the number of employees in mining and quarrying industry. 400 more words


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