REGIONAL INVENTORIES OF AGGREGATE RESOURCES

BILANS REGIONAUX DES RESSOURCES EN GRANULATS

TO ACQUIRE A THOROUGH KNOWLEDGE OF REGIONAL RESOURCES ALREADY EXPLOITED AND LIABLE TO BE WORKED. NUMEROUS INVENTORIES HAVE BEEN MADE BY THE BRIDGE AND ROAD LABORATORIES OVER THE LAST SEVEN YEARS. BECAUSE OF THE IMPOSITION OF TAXES ON THE GENERAL STUDIES WITHIN WHICH THE INVENTORIES ARE CONDUCTED, THE 1976 PROGRAMME HAS BEEN CUT AND WILL NOW CONSIST OF: A CARTOGRAPHIC INVESTIGATION AND CALCULATION OF SAND AND GRAVEL RESOURCES IN THE MOSELLE VALLEY USING THE SYGFRID FILE ON AGGREGATES; A GEOTECHNICAL STUDY OF THE SAND AND GRAVEL OF THE CONTINENTAL SHELF IN COOPERATION WITH THE "CENTRE NATIONAL D'EXPLOITATION DES OCEANS" (CNEXO - NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE EXPLOITATION OF OCEANS). THIS RESEARCH PROJECT SUPERSEDES IRRD RESEARCH PROJECT NO. 500287.