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Biodiversity Stewardship in Gypsum Quarrying: our Best ...

3. The European Gypsum Industry Biodiversity Stewardship 8 4. Ecological Restoration for Biodiversity Enhancement 8 a. Spain – Sorbas, Almeria 8 b. Spain – Sorbas, Almeria (Algypsa) 11 5. Equilibrating the Eco-system by Generating Diversified Biotopes in Gypsum Quarries 14 a. Germany – Markt Nordheim, Northern Bavaria 14 b.

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Gypsum quarry, Cervera del Río Alhama, La Rioja, Spain

Gypsum quarry, Cervera del Río Alhama, La Rioja, Spain : Old gypsum quarry 500m W of Cervera del Río Alhama

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Conservation status of the narrow endemic gypsophile ...

Ononis tridentata L. subsp. crassifolia (Leguminosae) is a narrow endemic plant restricted to gypsum outcrops in south-east Spain. Its habitat and populations are currently threatened by anthropogenic disturbance. Because of the paucity of information concerning its distribution, abundance and response to disturbance, we assessed its status and evaluated the impacts of …

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Sorbas, Almería, Andalusia, Spain - Mindat.org

Los Yesares quarry in Sorbas municipality at south side of N-340a road in July 2018 Raw gypsum is transported in trucks to Garrucha port (30 km away) where is shipped to destination factories, mostly for building industry More about this huge gypsum deposit: - ...

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Gypsum supply opportunities from Mauritania

Industrial exploitation of gypsum quarries started in 1985 by SAMIA, a Mauritanian-Kuwaiti company, equally owned by the national mining conglomerate SNIM and the Industrial Bank of Kuwait (IBK). SAMIA has permit rights for gypsum quarries and extracts mainly varved gypsum from open pit quarries. The mechanised exploitation is relatively simple.

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List of limestone quarries in Spain

List of limestone quarries in Spain. Use the tools below to search for mines, quarries & sites. You can combine all inputs, e.g. just searching by name, or by combining with other search parameters. All inputs are optional, use as many or as few as you wish. You can toggle your results between list view and map view.

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Torralba Group

Gypsum production and shipment quality are inspected and certified by SGS, Société Générale de Surveillance. In addition to operating and extracting natural gypsum from their own quarries, the Torralba Group of companies manage gypsum, limestone, pozzolan and clay quarries owned in Spain by the large gypsum and biggest cement groups in the ...

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GYPSUM VAR. SELENITE ALABASTER QUARRIES, CERRO PATILLAS ...

Selenite from the Alabaster Quarries in Cerro Patillas, Fuentes de Ebro, Spain.

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Plant succession in abandoned gypsum quarries in SE Spain

Plant succession in abandoned gypsum quarries in SE Spain Download Phytocoenologia 33 (1) 13 28 Berlin Stuttgart, March 18, 2003 Plant succession in abandoned gypsum quarries in SE Spain by Juan Francisco Mo ta, Ana Jose So la, El‡´as David Dana and Mar‡´a Luisa Jim e´ nez-Sa´ nchez, Almer‡´a with 6 figures and 4 tables Abstract.

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Competing English, Spanish, and French alabaster trade in ...

Gypsum alabaster in medieval artwork equaled or even surpassed the importance of marble for religious sculptures and effigies. Based on isotope fingerprints, a large corpus of European alabaster sculptures are linked to historical quarries and trade in the Middle Ages and Renaissance period. We demonstrate that English alabaster export was competed on the …

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Plant succession in abandoned gypsum quarries in SE …

The southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, more precisely, the province of Almería, has the most important gypsum quarries in Spain. Despite the severe environmental impact of these quarries, so far ...

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Karst en Yesos de Sorbas Natural Area | Andalucia.com

Almeria province provides the greatest amount of gypsum in Spain, while near Sorbas is Los Yesares, Europe's largest gypsum quarry. Although a desert region, the area has some surprisingly lush corners, like stretches of the Aguas river that cuts through the desert creating sheer sided ravines.

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The Almeria gypsum quarries - Grupo Torralba

The Almeria gypsum quarries. 40 years of experience in this sector, providing our customers gypsum from the quarries of Almería. Our Gypsum. Natural gypsum crushed and screened with 70mm, 40mm and fines with 5mm. Global transport. ... Spain Tel: +34 950 364 400. CONTACT. Enlace RSS.

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Performance indicators framework for biodiversity ...

tion of the KPIs are: direct actors of the Gypsum Industry (Quarry WG, local quarry managers and future users of indicators), experts (gypsum's experts, external experts), policy makers and public representatives. This report is divided into five sections: 3 The first section expands on the context of mining/gypsum and biodiversity.

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Specifications

The Almeria gypsum quarries. 40 years of experience in this sector, providing our customers gypsum from the quarries of Almería. Our Gypsum. Natural gypsum crushed and screened with 70mm, 40mm and fines with 5mm. Global transport. ...

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Business and Natural Capital Accounting Study: Quarry ...

The quarry is located in the municipality of Yepes and Ciruelos(Toledo, Castilla -La Mancha, Spain). The total surface of the mining area (including areas not yet in operation, i.e. uncoloured the agricultural area inside the blue line in . Figure 1) is +/- 1000 hectares. The quarry is located at 700 m altitude, on the

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La Foia de Castalla – Castalla, Spain - Atlas Obscura

Discover La Foia de Castalla in Castalla, Spain: This site is both a remarkable reminder of the town's mining history and a fantastic government blooper. ... Situated on …

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(PDF) Gypsicolous flora, conservation and restoration of ...

The southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, more precisely, the province of Almería, has the most important gypsum quarries in Spain. Despite the severe environmental impact of these quarries, so far ...

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DEVELOPING A COMMON KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS …

sustainability in the quarries and to help managing biodiversity, to allow setting up of appropriate reporting systems. The aim is to maintain the biodiversity status of the gypsum quarries. It is a flexible framework adaptable given the local context of each gypsum quarry in order to prove if a No Net Loss has been reached at a quarry's scale.

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Gypsum - Minerals For Sale - #80311726

Gypsum. specimen number: 80311726. location: Alabaster quarries, Cerro Patillas, Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain. description: Glassy gemmy colorless twinned crystals of gypsum to 1.5 cm in length across the front of this sugary sparkling gypsum crystal matrix. In …

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Gypsum resources of Spain: Temporal and spatial ...

Spain, with a production of 11.5 million tonnes, was the leading European producer and ranked third in the world, after China and Iran. Spanish gypsum production was obtained from 118 quarries and most of the production was exported mainly to UK, Nigeria, Venezuela and the United States (Escavy et al., 2011).

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Biodiversity - The European Network for Sustainable ...

Ecological restoration of gypsum quarries in South East Spain Recent studies have highlighted the gypsum outcrops of Spain as the most outstanding for the conservation of gypsiferous flora. Open cast gypsum mining rehabilitation is made difficult because the original soil resource is not retained and local substitute materials, that is, soil ...

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Towards Biodiversity Stewardship in Gypsum Quarrying: …

Gypsum is produced from open-cast mines, or underground mines using pillar and stall mining methods, that give extraction rates of up to 75%. Gypsum is normally only screened to remove 'fines' (mainly mudstones), then crushed and finely ground. Gypsum/Anhydrite for cement manufacture is supplied in crushed form for further fine

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Gypsum Spain | Europages

SPAIN - Castellón De La Plana-Castellón. Import export trading group for Africa: tiling and ceramic coverings, earthenware, marble, granite and natural stone tiles. Sanitary and bathroom fittings. Gypsum board and false ceilings. Supplier of: Ceramics - …

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List of gypsum mines in the United States

Kaiser Gypsum Mine - United States / Alaska 2 albums / 1 photos / 0 photo votes / 0 documents / 0 notes Last modified ... As a registered AditNow member you are very welcome to add new mine/quarry/site to the database We are very grateful to people for contributing and increasing the number of mines and quarries in the database!

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Vegetation recovery of gypsum quarries: short-term sowing ...

0.5-m gypsum spoil layer; and (4) raw gypsum (RG), con-sisting of a 0.5-m layer of coarse gypsum (i.e. the same material used in the factory to be processed). The projected recovery plan includes filling quarry pits with gypsum spoil and placing habitat topsoil on top at the end of the activity. Therefore GS and TA treatments represent the most ...

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Gypsicolous flora, conservation and restoration of ...

12%The southeast of the Iberian Peninsula, more precisely, the province of Almería, has the most important gypsum quarries in Spain. Despite the severe environmental impact of these quarries, so far little attention has been paid to either the effect on the flora, especially on the more restricted endemic taxa, or to the restoration of the habitats after the …

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News

Last wednesday May 23rd, the first blasting took place at the gypsum quarry. The mayoress Maria de las Nieves Jaen as well the managing director of the Torralba group, Salvador Torralba were present at the inaugural act.. March 2012: Torralba Group has participated at the 13th Annual Meeting of internationalization in Murcia (Spain)

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Changes in traditional building materials: the case of ...

Spain, as the seventh largest gypsum producer in the world (second largest in Europe; Reichl et al. 2014), has a gypsum-bearing outcrop area of 21,700 km 2, which represents ~ 4.2% of the country's total area (Herrero et al. 2013). Gypsum outcrops are mainly concentrated in the Mediterranean half of the peninsula.

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Spain - Gypsum industry news from Global Gypsum

Spain: The Port of Motril in Granada has resumed exporting gypsum from quarries in the province. A load of around 43,000t was despatched on the Desert Grace bulk carrier. Gypsum consignments from Motril started in late 2019 with two test shipments. The port hopes to export up to 0.4Mt/yr of raw gypsum.

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Alabaster quarries, Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, …

Alabaster quarries, Fuentes de Ebro, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain : Some quarries are still worked for 'alabastro', alabaster (compact, very fine-grained gypsum) in the SW and S of Fuentes de Ebro. Nice water-clear gypsum crystals (actually twinned) in world-class ...

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