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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Criterion 10 of Act 250 states that every quarry must apply for a permit to operate, and the quarry must adhere to the town plan and zoning laws unless it falls under the 1995 special-interest legislation exempting quarries registered by Jan.
The western side of the quarry is owned by Tillicoultry Quarries Ltd and includes the old stock and processing area along with current access.
For this month, there are 58 approved sand-and-gravel quarries with 38 in operation.
However, he declined to reveal the exact amount and location of the illegal quarries.
Mr Shorrock is listed as a person with "significant control" over Shire Oak Quarries Ltd and when asked if there was "any truth in the allegation" that his company had offered a "financial inducement to the parish council" he said "No".
Mark Shorrock, the chief executive ofTidal Lagoon Power, told MPs last week how he had "bought a quarry" because he did not want to be "hidebound to large quarries in Norway" for deliveries of rock.
The DENR-MGB 11 joint report said based on cadastral map subdivision in April 1973, the quarries of the permittees are within alienable and disposable land, except Jose del Fierro, whose quarry is in Forest Zone, but in the City Land Use Plan, the quarry areas in Barangay Tagbay had been categorized as agricultural and other areas without the forest zone.
RAMALLAH, November 26, 2017 (WAFA) -- It was between 1981 and 1982 when Israeli authorities seized several pieces of land to the west of the town of al-Zawiya, west of Salfit, the occupied West Bank and used the illegally confiscated land to build quarries.
The Qatar Quarries and Building Materials Company announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Oman Holding Company to set up a new firm in Al-Minazah to manage new quarries for the extraction of Al-Jabro in Oman.
The fourth edition includes a category for community projects that educate people about biodiversity in quarries or can help the quarry to better connect with its neighbours.
The drilling, blasting and rock crushing company operates quarries near Creswell, Dexter and Florence, but does not plan to be involved with the proposed quarry near Oakridge.