Vulcan Materials Bessemer Quarry
The shales quarried there are processed under high temperature, causing them to expand, producing a porous, lightweight material used as aggregate in the production of concrete. Several ready-mix concrete plants operate in the immediate vicinity of the quarry.
- Hopper, Jake (1965) "Busy day at Birmingham" The Birmingham News - via Birmingham Public Library Digital Collections
- Bessemer at vulcanmaterials.com