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Meet Belgium’s last shale ‘miner’ who works in solitude

By AFP
23 September 2021   |   12:38 pm
61-year-old Vincent Théret has been working alone in an underground slate quarry in the Belgian Ardennes for almost ten years. In an impressive quarry on the heights of the village of Alle-sur-Semois, he recovers the remaining shale left behind by the miners who once exploited the site.

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