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[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 31, 2018 2:38:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in West of England Branch, Technical Evenings, IQ Branches, members, Networking

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Quarrying is a large industry within the South West, with some of the major quarrying companies having flagship operations based here. There are large deposits of limestone and basalt throughout the Mendip Hills; granite and china clay in Cornwall; and ball clay in Devon.

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West of England Branch Blog

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 30, 2017 2:36:00 PM / by Sarah Fry posted in West of England Branch, Technical Evenings, IQ Branches, members, Networking

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The West of England has a long and illustrious history of mineral working; not only for use as aggregate but also for industrial purposes, brick manufacture, building and walling stone, lime and in steel manufacture.

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