The transformation from quarrying to mining

08/12/2020 • Industry

Our Mine Manager Mark Godden has spoken to the Institute of Quarrying, West of England Branch.  He provided an insightful presentation of the history and the development of our stone extraction on Portland Stone from Roman times up until present day.

He speaks about the following subjects;

  • Portland's geology
  • A brief history of the Island's quarrying industry
  • The drivers for mining
  • Breaking ground and further refinement 
  • The future

John Walker, the Chairman of the cricket club on Portland says "Albion Stone and Mark Godden are great people to work with, and Portland Red Triangle Cricket Club looks forward to continuing that relationship for at least another 60 years"

To View the full presentation, please click here

Albion Stone, a fourth generation family business pride ourselves on having a helpful and skilled workforce as well as modern and traditional manufacturing process to enable us to produce the highest quality Portland Stone with minimal environmental impact.