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River Sand

Benefits of using Gomes Sand

The Gomes name has been involved in supplying building materials to the construction industry since 1936. With this comes a wealth of experience in producing quality building materials.

We operate a modern quarry ensuring high spec materials are always available for the customer’s needs.

Gomes Sand is equipped to supply clients from all sectors of the market base, we cater for both large and small clients, commercial and private.

Gomes Sand boast fast and efficient service.

Gomes Sand operates a modern and reliable fleet of tipper trucks, which are constantly monitored to ensure our clients receive fast deliveries of our quality building products.

Gomes Sand is situated along side the N14 highway, allowing for easy access and quick supply to the market base.

Benefits of using River Sand

>6mm sand manufactured from drilled and blasted rock and washed to remove the fines.
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Our river sand is produced from drilled and blasted material mined at our quarry. This rock is further crushed down to <6mm and <1.5mm to produce a manufactured sand. This ensures that only the highest quality sand is used to supply our clients.

We use a modern washing plant to wash the manufactured sand and reduce the fines content in the sand.
The reduced fines content in the river sand will allow for a higher quality concrete to be produced when using the river sand in a concrete works.
Our river sand can be used in a variety of places such as:
  • Concrete mix.
  • Screed mix.
  • Bedding soil for pipes and paving.
  • Horse arenas

Our river sand is suitable for both small scale and high spec construction projects.

River sand is produced from solid granite rock that is drilled and blasted to loosen it up and fragment it into a manageable size. The layer of material mined ranges from 8-25m deep below the surface, which provides for the high strength river sand. Once drilled and blasted the solid rock is now fragmented into particle sizes of 500mm and smaller. The material is then loaded and hauled to a crushing plant where the rock is further crushed and sized using a series of crushers, screens and washing equipment to produce a final product size of >6mm and <1.5mm.

Delivery methods used by Gomes Sand

Gomes Sand delivers their products using their own fleet of tipper trucks. We have a range of truck sizes to cater for clients demands and site accessibility.

Our truck sizes are as follows:

4 3

6 3

10 3

13 3

18 3

20 3

Please view our fleet sizes to ensure the trucks can access your construction site. We also a boast an efficient sales office, where clients can collect their building sand using their own trucks. We are able to accurately transact in either tonnes or cubic meters to accommodate for our clients preferences.