The new Quarryman
Pro is the first system developed, engineered and manufactured by Renishaw, and customers now have one of the world's leading engineering technology companies behind the support and service of every unit sold," said Will Lee, director and general manager of Renishaw's Spatial Measurement Division.
Realising he had lost his job the quarryman caught the bus and went to the Ferodo factory in Caernarfon, asked a manager if there was any work available, and started straight away.
The buildings are now the slate museum Left - A quarryman dressing slate at Dinorwic Quarry Right - Hugh Richard Jones, chief engineer, at Dinorwic Quarry, who later became the manager of the museum
Dilwyn, who had just left the Army, is the 21-year-old quarryman
in the middle of the bottom row.
The man in this picture, William Williams, had retired from working at the quarry and was photographed by renowned photo journalist Geoff Charles for a story in the Cymro newspaper about the shock news Former quarryman
Aled Edwards, now 79, from Caernarfon, said: "The closure came out of the blue.
Ifor Jones, 77, of Dolwyddelan, said: "Despite the harsh conditions underground and in the sheds men would show a great deal of loyalty to the quarry in which they worked.
Rod Davis said: ``I've known Eric since we were 11 and I owe him a big debt because he was the one who invited me to join the band.
IN the Gateshead and District Pool League, Quarrymans
are eight points ahead of second-placed High Fell and Azure Blue, who are on 32 points.
LATEST RESULTS: Pelaw A 3 High Fell 2, Maiden Over 5 Last Orders 3, Glove B 6 Cross House 2, Durham Ranger 3 Azure 5, Quarrymans
7 Plough 1, Blue Bell 6 Stirling 2, Gloucester 5 Mount Pleasant 3.