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'
  • Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument
    The National Park Service recently held a Star Gazing party at Alibates. Many area residents came to observe the stars in the night sky. Alibates is a great place to hike, star gaze, and learn about the flint that is found only in the Alibates area. 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'

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