crushed rock

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crushed stone, crushed rock

The product resulting from the artificial crushing of rocks, boulders, or large cobblestones, substantially all faces of which have been crushed. Also see coarse aggregate.
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After the crushed rock is moved from the mountaintops into the nearby valleys, over time the rocks and coal residue leach into both those streams and others in the surrounding area, putting salt and contaminants into the water.
Recent large scale compression tests on crushed rock and gravel have demonstrated that the stiffness (e.
That will be dug up and replaced with 12 inches of crushed rock, topped with 8 inches of asphalt paving, he said.
The crushed rock is then spilled onto the ground in separate piles where it is stockpiled or transported to work sites.
The pits filled with radioactive water, from which Navajos and their animals drank; children played near the tailings; and their parents used the sand and crushed rock to build radioactive dwellings.
It annually produces more than 37 million tonnes of crushed rock, sand, gravel and asphalt, five million cubic metres of concrete and mortar and 800 million bricks.
Meanwhile, the super hot weather has thrown up the bizarre sight of gritting lorries ( that ultimate symbol of winter ( taking to the roads in Northumberland, County Durham and Cumbria to spread crushed rock dust on to melting tarmac to prevent car tyres from picking up tar and further damaging the road surfaces.
Aggregate Industries makes crushed rock, asphalt, ready-made concrete and other building supplies.
Landscaping with crushed rock is popular in Las Vegas and many other cities in the southwestern United States.
A sign on top read "Free Crushed Rock," a boon for those in the working-class neighborhood who needed fill for their yards and driveways.
When new wood ties are installed in a rail bed of crushed rock, trains passing over the ties press the ties into the rock, creating dents that lock the ties in place.