quarry face

quarry face

[′kwär·ē ‚fās]
(mining engineering)
The freshly split face of ashlar, squared off for the joints only and used for massive work.
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When engaging the stockpile or quarry face the machine automatically reduces speed under full power, without the need for manual downshifting.
Its northern hemisphere relative has quite a different call, and one that had me baffled for a minute or two as I stood before that silent quarry face back in Wales.
Deferred: | Wavin Ltd, application for the importation of inert materials to stabilise the quarry face and amend the restoration profile, also for the formation of a secondary site access, Bromley Farm Quarry, Upper Cumberworth.
Coroner John Gittins recorded a conclusion of accidental death on Rev Michael Fearn, 66, a former Vicar of Flint, who was found dead at the bottom of a quarry face in Llysfaen on July 2.
Increased breakout force promotes faster trenching and loading cycles, plus stronger performance at the quarry face. in addition, lifting capacity over the end is increased by 9 percent, and over-the-side capacity is up nearly 20 percent--the result of stronger hydraulics and a heavier counterweight.
'New and experienced climbers alike will be able to have a go at climbing the quarry face, and the project will also provide paths for walkers, a picnic area and a club house.
The men are in custody at Gloucester police station under suspicion of having pushed the victim from the top of a quarry face at Woodcroft, near Sedbury.
There are occasions on which the wheel loaders have to travel long distances from the quarry face to the crushers and absolve uphill drives along the way.
Mr Jones, had already jumped from the quarry face, about the height of two houses and swam across.
Health worker Lisa Brennin, 29, plunged 30ft from a quarry face at Trevor Rocks, near Llangollen, during an introductory course on mountaineering and abseiling, a court heard yesterday.
Foster converted the eastern quarry face into monumental terraces, with giant ramps for the funeral processions' access, lined with catacombs.