SOMAT has been using the Cruelle quarry in Turbie, which is one of the largest in the region, for 40 years. It produces aggregates primarily intended for the RMC industry and for rockfills for maritime work and border protection, in the Alpes-Maritimes department as well as in Monaco.
This modern crushing facility is completely automated.
Production capacity: 1,000,000 tons/year
Concrete: fillers (0/0.100mm), sand 0/2 and 0/4, chippings 4/6, 6/16, 16/22.4, gravel 0/16
Drainage products: 22.4/45, 45/70 and 70/250
Road and roadway products: 0/31.5, 0/80 and raw sand 0/4
Decoration: building and cladding stone
All naturally sourced from the quarry
Rockfill (500 kg to 12 tons)
Recommendations on material selection
Completely automated aggregate loading and weighing
Since 2009, SOMAT has reached level 4 in terms of its compliance with the Environmental Charter of the Quarrying Industry, which includes the following 3 commitments:
Limiting environmental impact
Implementation of constructive cooperation
Development of environmental expertise
SOMAT also obtained CE2+ aggregate marking, awarded by AFNOR Certification.