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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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She said her family's company has faced opposition from neighbors near its quarries, but once blasting, mining and crushing began, opponents discovered that the quarries were not as bad as they had feared.
BEIRUT: Residents of an east Lebanon town briefly blocked a road Tuesday to protest a decision to close quarries in the area that the National Council of Quarries and Crushers said were illegal.
The crackdown, which has paralyzed the quarries, puts the livelihoods of up to 3,500 Palestinian workers at risk and highlights the discriminatory nature of Israeli rules for Palestinian quarries, which have been unable to obtain new licenses for more than 20 years, a Human Rights Watch (HRW) report states.
Objectives : The LIFE IN QUARRIES project aims to develop biodiversity in active quarries by: Testing and defining methods for the restoration, maintenance and management of pioneer species and habitats; Testing and defining methods for preparing the physical quarry infrastructure during exploitation processes, in order to facilitate the establishment of restoration plans that will increase ecosystem services and biodiversity following exploitation; Identifying lock-in situations and challenges for biodiversity development in active quarries such as legal constraints, lack of biodiversity management awareness etc.
Around 2,000 quarries have been closed, which may lead to the suspension of 45,000 workers, said head of the Minya Quarries Workers Syndicate Mohamed Amin.
The recent death of a Providence man in Milford's Fletcher Quarry has again highlighted the dangers that swimming in quarries pose.
In the county of Gwynedd, once home to the two biggest slate quarries in the world in Bethesda and Llanberis, they are working to ensure that the industrial past can help create jobs now and in the future.
As investment in construction fell, so too did the demand for raw materials, but damage was not limited to the quarries themselves.
The quarry was booked after an MoEW inspector paid a surprise visit to quarries situated in the Shawkah neighbourhood, as part of regular inspection and control programmes to watch over quarries operating across the country.
Marshall operates three quarries in West Yorkshire frof m which blockstone is extracted to meet the market for paving slabs.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to warn youngsters of the dangers of quarries after a teenager was killed last month.
Summary: Cairo - The quarries in Fayyoum Governorate have been suffering from mismanagement for decades, and millions of pounds have been wasted.