Cinders have been used on track surfaces and roads to provide additional traction in winter conditions. Cinders are also popularly employed as inorganic mulch in xeriscaping, because of excellent drainage properties and resistance to erosion. In this context, they are referred to frequently with the synonym "lava rock".
Court Blows for Customs over VAT Fraud ; A Pounds 100m Trial Collapses, and Another Case Ends in Defeat. Paul Lashmar Looks at a Pounds 20bn Crime and the Operations That Backfired
May 22, 2005; The collapse of a pounds 100m VAT fraud trial has left the Customs campaign against a pounds 20bn crime wave in disarray. Seven...