[Tagging] quarries in engineering

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 23:08:48 GMT 2010


On 6 November 2010 05:05, M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:
> quarry, or would that be missleading? I know that these are all
> open-cast mines, but the wikipedia entry for quarry seems somehow not
> precise enough when it comes to delimiting the usage.

The main difference between quarry and open [cut|cast|pit] mining is
the scale...

quarries tend to be on the smaller end of the scale, where as open cut
mining can be quite large...

http://www.google.com/images?q=open+cut+mine



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