crushed rock

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Related to crushed rock: crushed gravel, crushed stone
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Noun1.crushed rock - rock fragments and pebblescrushed rock - rock fragments and pebbles    
rock, stone - material consisting of the aggregate of minerals like those making up the Earth's crust; "that mountain is solid rock"; "stone is abundant in New England and there are many quarries"
ballast - coarse gravel laid to form a bed for streets and railroads
bank gravel, pit run, pit-run gravel - gravel as found in natural deposits
shingle - coarse beach gravel of small waterworn stones and pebbles (or a stretch of shore covered with such gravel)
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Local authorities across North Wales have dispatched the vehicles - more often seen clearing roads during cold snaps - to spread crushed rock in a bid to stop tarmac melting as the summer heatwave continues to bake the region.
Hardox 500 Tuf has gone through rigorous pre-launch testing in real life applications, including an application where it was required to transport over 40,000 metric tonnes of crushed rock in a year.
In these places, workers blast away pieces of rock to get at coal buried beneath, then deposit the crushed rock remains into adjacent valleys where there could be water sources.
This study aims to define the interactions between the eco-spiral bolt and the crushed rock in a borehole by pullout testing using laboratory test and numerical analysis.
Construction is now underway to import new material and cover the existing land with a crushed rock surface.
Clean gravels and crushed rock are sometimes referred to as "self-compacting," meaning that if they are dumped in beside a pipe, the material will have a high density.
A railroad track bed consists of a ballast layer of crushed rock set on the road base supporting rails and ties.
The crushed rock is cleaned to remove soil and other waste.
O&G Industries plans to transport crushed rock from its New Milford, Conn., quarry by rail, according to the New Times.
Utility crews have been doing line repair work in advance of the major rebuild that will dig down close to 2 feet on the streets and then fill them back up with crushed rock and asphalt.
A proposed state law would require oil and gas companies to test the crushed rock, dirt and mud from their drilling operations for radiation before they could dump the wastes in any landfill.
Request of best offers & proposals in a public auction to sell quantities of crushed rock phosphate of different concentration rates at different warehousing yards in the Eastern Desert & at Safaga Port.