He said that machinery of PASDEC was available on rental basis to all quarry owners in the Sector who wish to enter into the family of mechanized quarries
to reduce the wastage of valuable stone and increase their profits.
The decision comes after Minister of Local Development Adel Labib decided to refer all illegal quarries
to the General Prosecution, and for the machinery to be confiscated.
But swimming in quarries
has been going on for decades, and restricting all access at all times is impossible.
Mountain biking is one of the UK's fastest growing sports and the former quarries
provide the perfect locations for downhill riding.
Almost half of quarries
closed down following the 2008 crash.
Most of these quarries
are in the west of Fayyoum, but sandstone and limestone are also found in the south of the Governorate.
The water in quarries
can be icy cold and deep with unexpected currents and obstacles beneath the water.
Perhaps slate quarrying has become so identifiably Welsh because, unlike other industries which triggered an influx of incomers, the opening of slate quarries
strengthened both the Welsh language and culture.
Despite regulations set by the Ministry for quarries
in the UAE u located mainly in Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah u to reduce air pollution after several neighbouring communities complained their health was being severely impacted, many have failed to oblige.
Rahhal admitted that the country needed sand and rock quarries
but added that these quarries
should be regulated by the law.
There are many quarries
near Persepolis, he said, but for their top quality constructions, the Achaemenids preferred to use stone from Gondashlu.
People of any age can expose themselves to a number of risks by entering quarries