The stone we need lies buried beneath thousands of tons of soil and spoil.
How do we reach the first and clear the second?
Is there a perfect plan for overburden removal?
These are the secrets of overburden removal, and they're yours to learn.
Picking the right partners.
Finding the right fleet.
Tasking the right teams at the right times.
All are key to lower cost per tonne.
But the most important question of all is:
Who handles the operation?
There's no such thing as a typical overburden removal operation. Scale, space and skills change from quarry to quarry, from year to year. Yet at the heart of every overburden operation is one key decision; do we handle the job ourselves or call in the contractors? The answer depends on a dozen different variables - as detailed in the booklet below.