Zinc ores are naturally present in the subsoil of Wallonia and more particularly in Eastern Belgium (Eastern cantons). However, the use of zinc metal was...Read more
The Diguette mine is an underground mine that was officially exploited from 1836 until 1882 after reaching a depth of -105m.
The ore was first...Read more
In 1837, the Vieille Montagne company bought the Tilff mill and rolling mill in order to roll the Zinc produced at the Angleur plant. Once the Zinc ore...Read more
This mining gallery was dug by the Cockerill company in 1862 to extract iron ore. This element was abundantly extracted in the region of the lower Ourthe...Read more
You are on the site of the former Monceau Rolling Mill which operated from 1872 to 1954.
The site is currently occupied by 3 companies: Merybois,...Read more
The principle of the lime kiln is to calcine limestone (CaCO3) at temperatures of about 900 degrees in order to transform it into lime (CaO) after a CO2...Read more
The Gombe quarry was formerly exploited for the production of sandstone ashlars but is currently used as a diving centre by the Centre Liégeois d'Activités...Read more
jasjam5 Les pavés de la Grand place de Bruxelles proviennent également de la carrière de la Gombe
Josue1998 Peut t'on nager dans cette eau ?
maximevrard Nager non mais plonger oui ;) La carrière appartient au Club de plongée CLAS
The quarry of La Préalle exploits limestone rocks for the manufacture of rubble and bluestone* type cut stones.
The limestone rock at La Préalle...Read more
The Chanxhe limestone quarry is operated by the Sagrex firm to produce limestone aggregates. Production is estimated at 300,000 tonnes of limestone per...Read more