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Quarrying stone is a one of the world’s oldest professions. Quarrying involves not only extraction of material (rock) but also crushing and screening that makes quarry_1 the rock suitable for use as construction material. Crushed stone is one of the most fundamental and basic building materials in existence. It is used as a strength-lending filler material in concrete and asphalt pavement. Due to its relative low cost and unmatched durability, it is used in an incredibly broad array of building and maintenance materials. From road construction to shoreline protection and erosion control, construction aggregates are essential to our civilized world.