Granite is nearly always hard and tough and due to this is used predominantly in the construction industry.
Granite is used as dimension stone and due to the grandeur associated with this stone it is often used in the construction of prestigious buildings. When polished Granite is highly decorative like Marble and a popular use is on Kitchen Worktops.
There is also demand for granite for use in road construction due to its ability to aid vehicles stopping and reduce skidding.
At DUO we have been processing Granite at Quarries like Shap, Roan Edge and Gilfach for several years. These operations have been a mix of Crushing, Screening and Washing on both a Contract and Plant Supply basis.