The Quarry Entrance -2006
Angus Charlton & Roy Wang inspect slate quality. Local Officials look on.
Cutting the raw material into the right sized blocks before splitting
Splitting of slate is always done by hand, many companies have tried to use machines to do the job, however the quality and consistency is always best done the traditional way by hand.
Roof Slates ready for packaging
Edge Chamfering machine for roofing slates
Gordon Chicken from I.C. Slate Ltd, Australia and Michael McLoughlin from Jewson UK, during a customer visit to the quarry.
Slate quarry is now deep inside this mountain and has many decades of reserves to be worked.
Right of photo- Angus Charlton & Roy Wang.
Pallets of slate at our Shanghai Railway Depot, waiting to be transported to Shanghai docks for shipping. All of exports are ex Shanghai.
Slate being unloaded at our North East Depot.
Our stock yard
Last Updated: December 07, 2011