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Lochaline Quartz Sand

News from the glass and refractory worlds

By P. Carlo Ratto / September 24, 2012

• A sand mine in a small west coast of Scotland village has reopened and aims to export up to 100,000 tons of sand a year. Lochaline Quartz Sand, a joint venture between Italian mining company Gruppo Minerali Maffei and NSG Group, a global glass manufacturer, which operates under the Pilkington brand in the UK,…

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