Quarry

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QUARRY. A place whence stones are dug for the purpose of being employed in building, making roads, and the like.
     2. When a farm is let with an open quarry, the tenant may, when not restrained by his contract, take out the stone, but he has no right to open new quarries. Vide Mines. Waste.

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Company officials said the purpose of the meeting is to explain the proposed project and answer questions regarding the potential development of a stone quarry.
Not all are pleased with the proposed Americus stone quarry, specifically those who live in the 200 homes within a mile or so of the proposed site--524 acres between the Wabash River and Old Indiana 25.
The assets acquired include the stone quarry and related processing plant, located approximately 40 miles east of Chattanooga.
Five of the seven stone quarry sites are recently opened or acquired operations that have not yet achieved their full output potential, yet all five of the seven have been or are being outfitted with new crushing plants included in the assets to be acquired.
Not only will the Burns Stone quarry provide Vulcan with a strategic location, but it also will provide Vulcan with a source of skid-resistant stone for use in highway surfaces close to the growing Nashville metropolitan area.