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
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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
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
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