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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More than 300 villagers gathered in front of the area where the marble quarry project is taking place and chanted slogans against the construction company.
The establishment of marble in Chitral and Buner, up gradation of marble quarry in Buner, provision of machinery on rental basis to local mines owners in Buner and mosaic training of three months to female in Peshawar and Chitral are included in activities under the corporation.
Goals of hazard identification and risk mitigation plan for marble quarry operations are to identify potential hazards by examining quarry operations, and observing the tasks performed by workers, offer general advice regarding hazard control measures and SOPs.
The marble quarry is located in Ma'reb and the granite quarry in Abyan, while the factory will be set up in Aden.
The marble quarry is located in Ma'rib and the granite quarry in Abyan, while the factory will be set up in Aden.
The PKK supporters raided the marble quarry in southeastern province of Diyarbakir where 300 people work and made propaganda to the workers for two hours.
In the mineral sector, the authority worked on many potential projects, including exploration, evaluation of precious stones, manganese in Mohmand and Bajaur Agencies, promotion of mineral-based industry in FATA, FATA coal briquettes, marble quarry for marbles in Mohmand Agency and mines rescue, safety and labour welfare station in Orakzai Agency.
Even the use of marble appears to have been spurred only by the convenience of a relationship, in this case with the collector Josef Dalle Nogare, who owns a marble quarry near Verona, Italy, and offered materials and production in exchange for artworks.
It forms part of the route to a marble quarry taken daily by dozens of dusty, open-top trucks.
In what is now Tunisia, martyrs range from teenagers and nobility to soldiers and church leaders: a young slave girl named Julia; a group of bishops, deacons and lay people thrown alive into a marble quarry in 257; 153 Christian lay people and their priests buried in quicklime in Utica in 260; an estimated 5,000 Christians deported and killed by the Vandal king Huneric in 483.
The term refers to the granular texture of the cheese's interior, a texture that once pulled or split open (the cheese should never be sliced open) resembles the rough-hewn walls of a marble quarry.