Quarries

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  • Stone quarries of ancient Egypt: The stone quarries of ancient Egypt once produced quality stone for the construction of decorative monuments such as sculpture s and ...
  • Quarries of the Mendip Hills: The quarries are major suppliers of road stone to southern England, between them producing around twelve million tonnes a year, employing ...
  • Quincy Quarries Reservation: The Quincy Quarries, in Quincy, Massachusetts , were the site of the first railroad in the United States and produced granite for over a ...

Quarries Sample Sentences in News


  • Illegal stone quarrying destroying hills in WGH
    Over 20-30 quarries functioning along Garobadha-Hallidayganj route   TURA: Even as Meghalaya Chief Minister, Mukul Sangma recently announced that indiscriminate extraction of stones from Garo Hills should be immediately stopped one only needs to take a road trip from Garobadha down to Hallidayganj in West Garo Hills District to see that the practice continues on Read more on this news related to 'Quarries'
  • Breedon Aggregates hails end of referendum uncertainty with Scottish buy
    Building materials group Breedon Aggregates is expanding into south-west Scotland by buying Barr Quarries for £21m, saying the completion of the independence referendum had removed investment uncertainty. Read more on this news related to 'Quarries'
  • VS to call on PM to find solution to issue of stone quarries
    : Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan has called for an immediate solution to the threats posed by the allegedly dangerous operations of two stone quarries to the people residing near them at T... Read more on this news related to 'Quarries'

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