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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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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.
It is important to bear in mind, of course, that slate quarrying has not been confined to the history books.
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.
PASDEC is endeavoring mechanized quarrying practices in the country that include diamond wire saw, chainsaw machines for precise cutting and bench quarrying.
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.
Breedon's quarrying head, Mr Ben Cowen, will become the head of the new Breedon Ennstone quarrying division.
American Stone said neither its new role in the development of the Property nor the investment in American Stone by Trans European would interfere with any of its existing or planned stone quarrying or processing operations.
More than 16 projects have been established across the country for modern quarrying.
QUARRYING has been carried on in Shepley since early mediaeval times.
Children at Camp Hill Primary School, in Hollystitches Road, have also been learning about geology and fossils, the quarrying process, the restoration of sites and how waste is disposed of as part of a project financed by the Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund.