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Maps 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


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