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Registration Number: 2644726
Deputy Quarry Manager
Tel: +44 (01326) 375660
Colas Ltd is an award-winning business, delivering sustainable solutions for the UK’s transport infrastructure. We invest, design, construct, maintain and operate a wide variety of projects for the public and private sector clients. We’re part of the International Colas Group, whose world-class Research and Development facilities give clients access to innovative new products, processes and ideas.
Within Cornwall, Colas Ltd have two active quarries producing a range of products:
Carnsew Quarry, based on the edge of the Carnmenellis Granite intrusion, produces a silver grey granite in a full range of sizes including: 0/4mm, 2/6.3mm, 4/10mm, 6.3/14mm, 10/20mm, 20/31.5mm; Type 1, Crusher Run, scalpings of various sizes, gabion stone and rock armour. Colas Ltd has shipped aggregates and armour stone from this quarry via the nearby Port of Falmouth and Carnsew Granite has been used in several rock armour projects along the south coast.
Carnsew Quarry also has a stone coating plant supplying the local markets producing a whole range of macadams – open and close graded, road base, base and surface courses, Stone Mastic Asphalt (SMA), Hot Rolled Asphalt (HRA) and red pigmented coated stone. The plant is BSI registered and accredited to ISO 9001 for the production and supply of coated stone.
West of England Quarry, based on the Lizard Peninsular produces a full range of dark green diorite quarry products shipped to third party wharves for use in the construction industry. These products include: 0/4mm, 2/6.3mm, 4/10mm, 10/20mm, 20/31.5mm and 20/40 mm graded aggregate; Clause 803 Type 1, gabion stone, and rock armour.