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Alrewas Quarry - Alrewas, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England, UK.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman
N 52° 43.799 W 001° 43.808
30U E 585750 N 5842989
Quick Description: Alrewas Quarry is operated by Tarmac and is located on Croxall Road, in Alrewas.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/29/2018 11:10:36 AM
Waymark Code: WMYVRG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
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Long Description:
Alrewas Quarry is operated by Tarmac and is located on Croxall Road in Alrewas. The photographs are taken from the coordinates given, which is a location within the grounds of The National Memorial Arboretum. (Entrance to the NMA is free.)

'Tarmac, a CRH company, is the UK's leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business.'
They operate 120 quarries. At the Alrewas Quarry sand and gravel are excavated.

Tarmac Sand is manufactured for use as, infill for block paving, pathways, drives and patios; play sand - carefully washed, dried and sieved to produce a safe, non-toxic play sand; building sand - a soft sand suitable for bricklaying, pointing applications and general building usage; concreting sharp sand - a coarse sand used in screeding, block and slab laying applications and also for concrete mixing. (visit link)

Tarmac Gravel is manufactured specifically for building use and general construction work such as making concrete and drainage. Their gravel is available in 4 sizes 6mm, 10mm, 20mm and 40mm.
6mm & 10mm Gravel - for use in pipe bedding and fine concrete mixes.
20mm Gravel - for use in general concrete and drainage applications.
40mm Gravel - for use in drainage applications. (visit link)
Type of Stone/Ore mined: Sand and Gravel

Associated Web Site: [Web Link]

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