Examples of quarry risk assessment
Jun 13, 2011 On Easter Island, for example, almost the entire community had to be involved in the quarrying, carving, and transportation of statues. The rock for these statues, called moai, was hauled all over the island from one quarry. The heaviest moai weighs 86 tons..Aug 12, 2018 The method used for quarrying of stones depends upon the types of stones its intended use and the type of its geological formation. For Example, when the rock formation consists of horizontal layers at shallow depth, we may be able to easily quarry them in layers..Sustainability Quarry Restoration, Reclamation amp Re-use Further examples of restoration Nosterfield Nature Reserve, North Yorkshire was formerly a sand and gravel quarry. Now it is a habitat for over 200 species of bird, including 32 different types of wader, 200 species of plants and insects and 20 different types of butterfly.