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Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GOS4P.18
EISBN: 9781862393905
... shows that the annual production of sand and gravel has fallen slightly from 12 x 10 6 to about 10 x 10 6 tonnes per annum, and that hard rock production is now more than 23 x 10 6 tonnes per annum. It should be emphasized that a crushed rock granite quarry at Glensanda on Loch Linnhe which started...
Series: Geological Society, London, Engineering Geology Special Publications
Published: 01 January 2001
DOI: 10.1144/GSL.ENG.2001.017.01.02
EISBN: 9781862393790
... land plants can grow). Rocks may be examined in cliffs and quarries at the surface and in mines and This section is intended primarily as an introduction and guide for non-geologists engaged in the aggregates industry. It is intended to be useful in understanding the more...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 February 1991
Quarterly Journal of Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology (1991) 24 (1): 75-76.
... aggregates supply some of the needs of coastal markets References Gribble, C. D. 1989 . U.K. aggregate production and coastal quarries. The changing picture. Quarry Management, July, 31 – 33 . Suttill, K. R. 1989 . Glensanda digs into main quarry. Rock Products. Aug...
Series: Geological Society, London, Geology of Series
Published: 01 January 2002
DOI: 10.1144/GOS4P.20
EISBN: 9781862393905
..., Loch Ewe, Loch Linnhe (the location of Glensanda quarry, Scotland’s only working superquarry), Kentallan and Walls (Shetland). These were ranked in order of their desirability from an environmental viewpoint and also on the suitability of the rock to be exploited. As an illustration of the potential...
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