Lochaline mine re-opens; first silica sand delivery completed

By Emma Hughes
Published: Monday, 03 December 2012

LQS delivers first truckload of silica sand to glass manufacturer Pilkington

Lochaline Quartz Sand Ltd (LQS) has now completed the re-opening of the Lochaline silica sand mine, located on the west coast of Scotland, UK.

LQS is a joint venture between Italian mining company Gruppo Minerali Maffei (GMM) and global glass manufacturer Pilkington, which is part of the NSG Group. GMM...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.