Penmaenmawr Granite Quarries Processing Plant

Komatsu WA500 wheel loader


5 May 2012


SH 70381 75175; 53.25768°N, 3.94453°W


Penmaenmawr Granite Quarries’ main processing plant is located on the plateau on top of Penmaen Mawr mountain, at the southeast end of the main working area. Quarrying operations at the complex were suspended at the end of 2008.

Other posts in this series

Processing plant

Processing plant

Processing plant

Loader bucket

Komatsu WA500

Komatsu PC350LC crawler excavator

‘MKL’ (Marubeni-Komatsu Ltd) – excavator bucket

Terex dump truck

Conveyor-belt system

Conveyor belt leading down to Braichllwyd Mill

6 thoughts on “Penmaenmawr Granite Quarries Processing Plant

  1. Agree totally with Andy. How I love these big toys! The Komatsu WA500…swoon! Great photos, of course, goes without sayin’ really.

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