Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying

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Operators involved in Non-Metallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying have construction material mining as the primary activity of their operations.

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History

A sample of flagging has been sent to the Western Council from Mr C. Tippett, contractor, from a quarry which he states he has discovered, distant between 20 and 27 miles from Ballarat. The Council sometime ago offered a reward for the discovery of a quarry near Ballarat; and, acting on that intimation, Mr Tippett set about instituting a search. The sample seems of fair quality, but it will yet require to be tested before any decided opinion can be formed respecting its durability, &c.[1]

Innovations

See Also

Fellmongers Quarry

Rowland Quarries

Gong Gong Quarry


Basalt

Boral Basalt Quarry

Buckingham's Quarries

Butlers' Quarries

Pascoe's Quarries

Rowsell's Quarries

Ryan's Quarries


Building Stone

Hospital Quarry


Clay

Enfield Clay Pits

Nerrina Clay Pits


Freestone

Black Hill Quarry


Pigment

Black Hill Color and Oxide Company


Slate

Moorabool Slate Co.

References

  1. The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864), Monday 24 October 1864, pages 1—2. Digital copy accessed via Trove.

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--Beth Kicinski 11:26, 14 August 2013 (EST)

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