Quarry

A quarry is a type of open-pit mine in which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate is excavated from the ground. The word quarry can also include the underground quarrying for stone, such as Bath stone.

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Opelika’s mayor blasts proposed quarry; citing economic and environmental devastation

OPELIKA, Ala. (WRBL) – Opelika’s mayor is gearing up for a potential legal fight regarding a proposed granite quarry just outside the city limits. He’s reaching out to the community for help.…

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Iceland didn’t hunt any whales in 2019 — and public appetite for whale meat is fading

One of the most important global conservation events of the past year was something that didn't...

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How Feral Pigs Took Over Your Country

Then they arrived in Texas, where in addition to the rare predatory large mammal, a wild pig today might be forced to evade, for example, a cascade of...

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Legal feud reveals real estate gold rush on Atlanta’s Westside

Steve Brock, the founder Brock Built Homes, is suing real estate investor and broker Gregory Todey,...

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A rat in a haystack: Barn hunts test dogs' hunting skills

On a rainy afternoon in Downsville, Louisiana, a border collie named Mickey pawed at a pile of hay to notify her owner, Karla Gracia, she'd found her quarry. "Rat!" Gracia ...

discovered 2 months ago on San Francisco Chronicle
My Father the Heartbreaker

On the day after Christmas in 1996, my brother, Michael, called to say that our father had tried to kill himself. During the last year of Dad’s life, when he knew he was dying from complications ...

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ExxonMobil’s New Guinea Nightmare

This report was produced in partnership with the Investigative Fund at the Nation Institute with additional support from the H.D. Lloyd Fund for...

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Some Raleigh leaders oppose the RDU quarry. But the city’s keeping 2 who voted for it.

Now some are saying some newly elected council members are breaking their election promises.

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Residents Looking For Ways To Stop Limestone Quarry Near Lowell

Residents near Lowell are now taking legal action to try and stop a 135-acre limestone quarry from...

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Rocklin lands on Top 10 list of 'hottest' neighborhoods to watch in 2020

A new report from real estate company Redfin points out three hot neighborhoods to watch in the...

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Proponents back away from divisive plan to mine sand for fracking near Kanab

A controversial sand quarry proposed for the undulating pink dunes outside Kanab will not get...

discovered 2 months ago on The Salt Lake Tribune
Feds investigate fatal quarry accident in Garrison

The Federal Mine Safety and Health Administration is investigating a death last week at the Wendling Quarry near Garrison, officials confirmed. Michael...

discovered 2 months ago on The Gazette
Cass County neighbors organize protest effort to oppose Greenwood quarry expansion

A controversial plan to expand a Greenwood quarry has neighbors fired up. Martin Marietta already...

discovered 2 months ago on FOX 4 Kansas City
Working Group Recommends Quality Control Plan for Quarries

A legislative working group has released a new quality control plan for quarries in light of the crumbling foundations problem afflicting many eastern Connecticut homeowners. The General Assembly's ...

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Milton to see four warehouses on 5th Avenue. Residents cite traffic concerns

“The impact of this project will be felt by all.”

discovered 2 months ago on Tacoma News Tribune
Install quarry tile

Quarry tile is a popular flooring material, especially in high traffic areas like a kitchen, bathroom or entryway because it provides a long-lasting,...

discovered 2 months ago on The Bismarck Tribune
Residents want to block Greenwood quarry's expansion

A quarry near Greenwood, Missouri is looking for permission to expand and that has many folks in Greenwood, and even Pleasant Hill, up in arms. The...

discovered 2 months ago on KCTV 5 Kansas City
Rogue Stone Update: Sales Continue from Bobcaygeon; Corporate: Radio Hill Consolidated, Update Call...

...) -- NOT FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR TO US WIRE SERVICES Operations continuing at Bobcaygeon Quarry with sales of Armour, Step and Flag limestoneNegotiated purchase of iron ore rights for the Radio Hill Project in Timmins, consolidating Rogue's ownershipA Corporate...

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The Oldest Forest in the World Has Been Discovered in a New York Quarry

The fossilized roots, which date 386 million years, shed light on Earth’s first forests and the...

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Portland’s Quarry View showcasing brownstone legacy one block at a time

Portland’s Quarry View showcasing brownstone legacy one block at a time.

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Brazen squirrel steals Amazon package in broad daylight

In a flash, the bushy-tailed burglar makes off with the box — an impressive feat considering the...

discovered 3 months ago on New York Post
State to begin exploring issue of quarry oversight after KVUE Defenders series

Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen has appointed a new committee that will study whether Texas is...

discovered 3 months ago on KVUE-TV Austin
Activists frustrated as RDU moves ahead with plans for fence around property

At a time when activists are appealing a court ruling in favor of a quarry expansion on the...

discovered 3 months ago on WTVD-TV 11 Raleigh-Durham
Sheep recruited to help rare species of bat

A flock of sheep is to be introduced to an area of the Forest of Dean in an attempt to help a rare species of bat. Lesser horseshoe bats that roost at...

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Proposed security fence for RDU Airport not sitting well with users of nearby park :: WRAL.com

Groups fighting plans for a rock quarry on land owned by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport...

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Judge throws out Chesterfield county landfill company's lawsuit seeking quarry expansion

Chesterfield Circuit Court Judge David Johnson’s ruling dismisses a lawsuit that Shoosmith Brothers...

discovered 3 months ago on Richmond Times-Dispatch
Planning Commission recommends approval of scuba bill

With the Frederick County Council scheduled to vote next week on a bill that would change zoning to...

discovered 3 months ago on The Frederick News-Post
Redmond planning Highway 97 interchange at Quarry Avenue

Highway 97 from both ends of the city. The city has announced plans to build an interchange with...

discovered 3 months ago on The Bulletin
RDU quarry opponents appeal, saying Wake judge erred in allowing lease of airport land

Opponents of a planned stone quarry on Raleigh-Durham International Airport property say a Wake...

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Third extension granted for Rapid City quarry cleanup

A Rapid City company has received a third extension of time to reclaim a quarry it stopped mining 15...

discovered 3 months ago on Rapid City Journal
California BASE jumper found dead at bottom of quarry; police investigating death as suspicious

The death of an apparent BASE jumper found at the bottom of a California granite quarry on Sunday was being investigated as suspicious, officials said. Firefighters responded ...

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Cozy up with pups while having brunch at a local restaurant

Snooze is hosting a "Puppy Brunch" with SNIPSA from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Dec. 14, at its ...

discovered 4 months ago on San Antonio Express-News
MDU Resources Subsidiary Receives Permit for Texas Quarry Operations

MDU, +0.03%, announced today it has received permitting to begin operations at a strategic new aggregate quarry in Texas. The quarry contains an estimated ...

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Rock quarry proposal withdrawn after safety concerns are raised

In late October, an environmental checklist application for a rock quarry near Kamiak Elementary...

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Judge Rules RDU Quarry Deal was Legal; Umstead Coalition to Appeal

Environmental activists fighting the quarry plan to appeal the decision. "It's disappointing," said...

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Lesser-known bones: Rick Steves' guide to Europe’s most offbeat crypts and cemeteries

Over the years, I've popped into a lot of burial grounds – some peaceful and scenic, some eerie and...

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Granite Quarry elects Shelton as alderman, re-elects Feather, Costantino - Salisbury Post

Granite Quarry voters gave retired accounting manager Doug Shelton a resounding nod Tuesday for a...

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Granite Quarry fire, police join teen's drive for food, toys, backpacks - Salisbury Post

Members of the Granite Quarry Fire Department and Granite Quarry-Faith Police Authority were looking...

discovered 4 months ago on The Salisbury Post
LafargeHolcim Quarries Honored by NSSGA for Community Relations & Environmental Excellence

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 12, 2019--

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RDU board’s lease of airport land for a quarry was legal, judge rules

The Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority acted legally when it approved a lease last spring that will...

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