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...

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