What. happens in mining operations? In the mine, a number of activities are performed simultaneously. Blasting operations are planned on the basis of the mine plan where, when and what methods are to be used to develop the deposit. When necessary, selective blasting or the mixing of blasted rock from different areas is carried out. Company Description HANSON QUARRY PRODUCTS EUROPE LIMITED is located in MAIDENHEAD, United Kingdom and is part of the Nonmetallic Mineral Mining and Quarrying Industry. HANSON QUARRY PRODUCTS EUROPE LIMITED has 2,248 employees at this location and generates $944.33 million in sales (USD).