MAP SHOWING DISTRIBUTION OF QUARRIES AND
PITS THROUGHOUT NORTHERN IRELAND
These are the figures for quarries within 25
miles of the border. Obviously pits/quarries can open and close
at fairly short notice so we cannot guarantee that this figure
is precisely correct but it will be very near.
Total number active quarries/pits in NI 179.
Total within 25 miles of border: 125 of which
63 are hard rock and 65 sand and gravel.