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SAMSA 75th anniversary dinner

SAMSA, the Silica & Moulding Sands Association, marked its 75th Anniversary on the 7 July 2016 with a conference and formal dinner at the New Hall Hotel in Sutton Coldfield.

The theme of the conference was ‘Crystalline Silica Today – The Industry Tomorrow’.

Five speakers at the conference, presented relevant topics; Florence Lumen, Eurosil and Andy Price, SAMSA President, provided the ‘European Update and Impact on the UK’; Professor Geoffrey Walton, Dustscan Ltd, examined ‘Dust Measurement and Profiling’; Jon Boulton, Mansfield Sand Co. Ltd, looked at ‘The Mansfield Story – Two Oaks Quarry’; and Professor Ahmend Al Shamma’a, Executive Dean, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Liverpool John Moore’s University, spoke on ‘The Future – An Independent View’.


Formal dinner at the New Hall Hotel in Sutton Coldfield.

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