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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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element-invisibleNation ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1She also sought the amendment of the Local Government Code to transfer the authority to issue quarrying permits from the provincial to city or municipal governments.
The hazardous nature of quarrying activities at the Mutonga quarry in Meru county came to light when activities had to be stopped by the then area's district commissioner.
Banias said quarrying would be suspended in the Aganan, Jalaur, Sibalom, Suage and Ulian river systems.
Under the project 180 trainees were provided training on use of latest quarrying technology and techniques.
Councillors on the planning sub-committee were told it will help safeguard 360 jobs connected to quarrying at the site.
The People's Assembly should determine the length of the contracts and the contractor should pay insurance before starting quarrying.
Its communications director, Elizabeth Clements, said: "It's a safe online environment, where children can see how quarrying materials are used to build a town, they can drive a lorry through the quarry gates and interact with the quarry manager and other key staff to find out what really goes on in a typical UK quarry.
By introducing mechanized quarrying technology, PASDEC committed to transforming the quarries, presently using conventional methods of
It's been a challenging few years for the quarrying industry - not just in the Middle East but across the world.
If approved it will expand the site's quarrying area from 8.
Spokeswoman Rebecca Davies said: "We started the project last September and it has been a real pleasure to work with the children - they have been exploring their local heritage, taking an in-depth look at quarrying, aggregates and the restoration of sites.
Breedon's quarrying business, at Breedon, near Derby, will be merged with Ennstone's Ideal quarrying business at Derby.