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A clarifying lagoon for a limestone quarry. Very fine pure limestone dust in suspension causes the distinctive blue colourA clarifying lagoon for a limestone quarry. Very fine pure limestone dust in suspension causes the distinctive blue colour An unusual application of concrete in the very gracious Hallgrimskirkja church in Reykjavik, IcelandAn unusual application of concrete in the very gracious Hallgrimskirkja church in Reykjavik, Iceland An example of laboratory sieves used to separate out single sizes from a graded aggregateAn example of laboratory sieves used to separate out single sizes from a graded aggregate Impressive columnar basalt cliffs at Stykkisholmur, IcelandImpressive columnar basalt cliffs at Stykkisholmur, Iceland A meltwater tunnel in a glacierA meltwater tunnel in a glacier The rigid dumptruck is the workhorse for hauling rock in a crushed rock quarryThe rigid dumptruck is the workhorse for hauling rock in a crushed rock quarry Traces of ice wedges in a sand and gravel face in an Austrian gravel pitTraces of ice wedges in a sand and gravel face in an Austrian gravel pit A self replenishing gravel pit in the French Alps. Spring meltwaters bring sand and gravel into the lagoon for subsequent processingA self replenishing gravel pit in the French Alps. Spring meltwaters bring sand and gravel into the lagoon for subsequent processing Tropical rock weathering in a granite boulder from a Malaysian quarryTropical rock weathering in a granite boulder from a Malaysian quarry Auger as in shell and auger - on the left of the photo is the tool used for cleaning the base of a site investigation boreholeAuger as in shell and auger - on the left of the photo is the tool used for cleaning the base of a site investigation borehole Clean example of columnar Basalt in IcelandClean example of columnar Basalt in Iceland Iron ore that was mined in the Kimberley before being overtaken by Pilbara workingsIron ore that was mined in the Kimberley before being overtaken by Pilbara workings Typical laboratory sieves for testing aggregate Particle Size DistributionsTypical laboratory sieves for testing aggregate Particle Size Distributions 200mm diameter steel slotted waterwell screen in Australia200mm diameter steel slotted waterwell screen in Australia To cope with extreme rainfall events in the UK generated by climate change we might need to build more large stormwater drains like this one in AdelaideTo cope with extreme rainfall events in the UK generated by climate change we might need to build more large stormwater drains like this one in Adelaide Light coloured dimension stone granite quarried in VermontLight coloured dimension stone granite quarried in Vermont Former gravel pit restored to a natural and bio-diverse ecosystemFormer gravel pit restored to a natural and bio-diverse ecosystem A source of high quality Carboniferous Limestone for steel industry and aggregate usesA source of high quality Carboniferous Limestone for steel industry and aggregate uses Assessment of conflicting hydrogeological reports led to the successful prediction of restored quarry water levelsAssessment of conflicting hydrogeological reports led to the successful prediction of restored quarry water levels A drill bit designed for the efficient drilling of clays by a continuous flight augerA drill bit designed for the efficient drilling of clays by a continuous flight auger Continuous flight auger drilling, with a skilled driller, is a fast accurate and cost effective method of investigating sand and gravel depositsContinuous flight auger drilling, with a skilled driller, is a fast accurate and cost effective method of investigating sand and gravel deposits A new quay constructed on a Norwegian fjord to support a greenfield coastal quarry developmentA new quay constructed on a Norwegian fjord to support a greenfield coastal quarry development Silhouette of a large surge pile aggregate conveyorSilhouette of a large surge pile aggregate conveyor Copper slag reflecting the conical shape of the tubs used to transfer slag from the smelter to a waste heapCopper slag reflecting the conical shape of the tubs used to transfer slag from the smelter to a waste heap The conventional and effective method of assessing hard rock quarry prospectsThe conventional and effective method of assessing hard rock quarry prospects Rock core from a limestone prospect laid out in boxes ready for logging by a geologistRock core from a limestone prospect laid out in boxes ready for logging by a geologist Core for a chemical limestone investigation was hand washed and bagged to ensure no contamination by metalsCore for a chemical limestone investigation was hand washed and bagged to ensure no contamination by metals The clear contact between a copper bearing vein and country rock in AustraliaThe clear contact between a copper bearing vein and country rock in Australia Alternative energy sources, mineral rights and geology are linkedAlternative energy sources, mineral rights and geology are linked Transporting as raised gravel from excavation to processing plantTransporting as raised gravel from excavation to processing plant A hardrock drilling project in difficult terrain required an unusual method of removing boxed core from the drill sitesA hardrock drilling project in difficult terrain required an unusual method of removing boxed core from the drill sites Due diligence project on a potential acquisitionDue diligence project on a potential acquisition High purity limestone used in the steel industryHigh purity limestone used in the steel industry Entrance to old copper mine with surface and underground workingsEntrance to old copper mine with surface and underground workings An old Australian copper mine once a critical part of a regional economyAn old Australian copper mine once a critical part of a regional economy High quality coastal aggregate source in NorwayHigh quality coastal aggregate source in Norway Limited texture development in a Norwegian granitic gneissLimited texture development in a Norwegian granitic gneiss An expensive but effective way of making safe an unstable quarry faceAn expensive but effective way of making safe an unstable quarry face Reconnoitering potential limestone resources in the south of OmanReconnoitering potential limestone resources in the south of Oman Complex geological structure related to Arabian Gulf plate tectonicsComplex geological structure related to Arabian Gulf plate tectonics A large trial quarry in Magnesian Limestone for a groundwater recharge experimentA large trial quarry in Magnesian Limestone for a groundwater recharge experiment Typical quarry faces in a UK Carboniferous Limestone quarryTypical quarry faces in a UK Carboniferous Limestone quarry All quarries need big yellow machineryAll quarries need big yellow machinery Illustrating the necessity of full face height blending in a building sand sourceIllustrating the necessity of full face height blending in a building sand source Deep water round the clock and the ability to load large bulk carriers are key to a successful coastal quarryDeep water round the clock and the ability to load large bulk carriers are key to a successful coastal quarry Complex haul road serving a hillside quarry high above a Norwegian fjordComplex haul road serving a hillside quarry high above a Norwegian fjord An artistic use of stone and a reminder not to drop the ballAn artistic use of stone and a reminder not to drop the ball The original adit serving Scotland’s underground Barytes mineThe original adit serving Scotland’s underground Barytes mine Burnt lime to improve soil conditions and food crops is one of the oldest uses of quarried productsBurnt lime to improve soil conditions and food crops is one of the oldest uses of quarried products A reminder of the time when Britain was the world’s biggest producer of several mined metal oresA reminder of the time when Britain was the world’s biggest producer of several mined metal ores Experience should bring wisdom and balance in the advice offered to clientsExperience should bring wisdom and balance in the advice offered to clients The Chinese Zodiac attributes personal characteristics related to the year of birthThe Chinese Zodiac attributes personal characteristics related to the year of birth One way of safeguarding clients mineral assetsOne way of safeguarding clients mineral assets In Chinese tradition the ball represents family or corporate assets that the dragon protects. We aim to be the dragonIn Chinese tradition the ball represents family or corporate assets that the dragon protects. We aim to be the dragon Protect and add value to client corporate assets. Don’t drop the ballProtect and add value to client corporate assets. Don’t drop the ball Using underwater investigation techniques to assess lake bed sand and gravel resources in wet worked gravel pitsUsing underwater investigation techniques to assess lake bed sand and gravel resources in wet worked gravel pits Massive one metre diameter core from investigations at one of the world’s largest civil engineering projectsMassive one metre diameter core from investigations at one of the world’s largest civil engineering projects Basic geological mapping and fieldwork supported a quarry development in the absence of reliable published informationBasic geological mapping and fieldwork supported a quarry development in the absence of reliable published information Satellite technology offers the industrial geologist additional prospecting toolsSatellite technology offers the industrial geologist additional prospecting tools Good quality published geological mapping underpins much practical geological workGood quality published geological mapping underpins much practical geological work A stylised tribute to Huttons insight into geological processesA stylised tribute to Huttons insight into geological processes Huttons Unconformity represented in a rock sculptureHuttons Unconformity represented in a rock sculpture Paint, bread, glass, clean water and more. The food, water, shelter and warmth necessities of life all using mineralsPaint, bread, glass, clean water and more. The food, water, shelter and warmth necessities of life all using minerals Typical European sand and gravel washing plant seen on a Due Diligence projectTypical European sand and gravel washing plant seen on a Due Diligence project North Sea oil platforms in calm conditionsNorth Sea oil platforms in calm conditions A desert road in Oman with windblown sand always on the moveA desert road in Oman with windblown sand always on the move Campaign digging for a sand and gravel quarry in the Middle EastCampaign digging for a sand and gravel quarry in the Middle East Simple check for weathering in the sandstone fraction of a greenfield sand and gravel prospect developed in UkraineSimple check for weathering in the sandstone fraction of a greenfield sand and gravel prospect developed in Ukraine A concrete gravity oil platform built in Scotland using top quality aggregates from Kyleakin Quarry, Isle of SkyeA concrete gravity oil platform built in Scotland using top quality aggregates from Kyleakin Quarry, Isle of Skye An original mine headworks from one of the New World’s oldest metal minesAn original mine headworks from one of the New World’s oldest metal mines Larger than usual core bit for site investigations or quarry assessments yielding around 21 Kgs per metre in the solidLarger than usual core bit for site investigations or quarry assessments yielding around 21 Kgs per metre in the solid Smaller than full size quarry mobile plant and ideal for crushing Tonnes of core sample or bulk rock sampleSmaller than full size quarry mobile plant and ideal for crushing Tonnes of core sample or bulk rock sample A new underground mine in England working limestone freestone for building and dimension stone applicationsA new underground mine in England working limestone freestone for building and dimension stone applications Interesting to note how other countries address the fundamentals of land surveyInteresting to note how other countries address the fundamentals of land survey jquery lightbox railsby VisualLightBox.com v5.9

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