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Midlands Branch Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] May 31, 2017 2:32:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in Networking, members, Technical Evenings, Midlands Branch

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Home to some of the country's largest and most productive rock quarries, a scattering of beautiful restored sites, and the Institute of Quarrying’s headquarters, the Midlands is a hotbed of quarrying activity and one of the country’s key regions for the industry.  Here the quarrying industry represents about 15 percent of the UK's total output, with most of those minerals exported from the region to other parts of the country.

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