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Quarries

A Full Service Since 1966

Quarries

Since 1966

IMG started in the field of quarrying

in the seventies of the twentieth century. It first quarries for marble began production in 1970, and that of granite began its production in 1984.

At present IMG possesses 10 quarries for granite and marble, which are located in Aswan, the Red Sea, and in the eastern desert. A group of highly qualified experts and technicians are working in these quarries using the most up- to-date know-how, the sophisticated technological methods besides the modern machines of their diverse kinds and sizes. The total investments in these quarries reach the amount of 7 million American dollars.

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Granite Quarries

Total Production: 5000 m3 /Year
The following table shows the importance of the various properties according to the most frequent uses in the building industry with the ASTM standard codes (C119, C503, C615) for the various physical-mechanical tests used on materials for ornamental use

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Galala Quarries

Total Production: 7000 m3 /Year
IMG consults the laboratories of the National Research Center, the Geological Survey Authority, Cairo University, American University and TEI (in USA) in testing the production of quarries and manufactured of marble and granite according to ASTM & UNI.

Importance of the physical-mechanical properties of dimension stone according to its use and standard laboratory test codes.Weight per unit of volumeCompressive strengthAbsorptionFlexural strength / Modulus of ruptureModulus of elasticityAbrasion resistance
Internal claddings***********
External claddings******************
Internal floorings***********
External paving*************
Cantilevered stairs***************
Bathroom furnishings*********
Structural elements****************
ASTM standardC97C17*C97C88*/C99C58*/C1352C241

Head Office

1st Industrial Zone, Plot No. 152 , 6th October, Giza, Egypt

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