BAM Ritchies

Case Study: Halsvik Quarry, Norway

Client: Aggregate Industries

Location: Halsvik, Norway

Date: 2011 to date

The BAM Ritchies quarry drilling and blasting service has been further extended overseas by quarry blasting at the Halsvik Quarry in Norway for client Aggregate Industries.

BAM Ritchies has an impressive track record of overseas drilling and blasting. Most of the work done prior to this contract has primarily been for specific projects, such as roads, harbours and shipping channels.

This Norwegian contract is the first time that BAM Ritchies (as the largest UK production drilling and blasting contractor) is undertaking quarry production work overseas, which is not related to a single project.

This contract will last for five years with an output of over 2.5 million tonnes per annum.