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Devon and Cornwall Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2018 11:46:00 AM / by Sarah Fry posted in Devon and Cornwall Branch, Technical Evenings, Networking, IQ Branches

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The history of quarrying activity in Devon & Cornwall stretches back to the late medieval period. The region is unique with a variety of minerals. These include Ball Clay, Kaolin, Tungsten, hard rock, sand and gravel, as well as tin; all of which need quarrying skills and expertise.
 
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Devon and Cornwall Branch Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2017 2:33:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in IQ Branches, Networking, members, Technical Evenings, Devon and Cornwall Branch

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Home to one of the oldest slate quarries in England, Delabole Quarry, and renowned Cornish slate, the history of Devon and Cornwall’s quarrying activity stretches back to the late medieval period.

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