Minerals, Mining and Quarrying
Our proven track record in open cast mining provides a comprehensive fleet of mobile plant and enormous experience enabling us to provide a full range of services into the quarrying, mining and other mineral extraction industries:
- The Group has extensive experience in open cast mineral extraction having delivered projects including soil & overburden stripping, load & haul, materials handling & processing and onward logistics at numerous locations with overburden volumes in excess of 10 million cubic metres per site per year.
- Specific Load & Haul Contracts. Hargreaves has a proven track record in the aggregates sector including a 6m tonne pa contract at Glensanda, one of the largest quarries in the UK.
- Materials Handling and processing. Hargreaves are under contract to Tungsten West Ltd to provide the full mining and processing package at Hemerdon open cast mine, widely regarded as the one of the largest tungsten reserves in the western world.
- Geotechnical advice and quarry development consultancy. We have an inhouse “Geotechnical Specialist” enabling us to support our clients in quarry design & expansion, providing geotechnical inspections, appraisals and assessments for both active and dormant sites. The team has considerable experience in the restoration of former mineral workings and can offer solutions to the technical issues of abandoned sites.