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Name one advantage of quarrying for limestone?
More jobs will be created
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Name one disadvantage of quarrying for limestone?
Creates noise pollution
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Name one advantage of quarrying for limestone?
We can use the limestone obtained from the quarry for jobs such as building
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Name one disadvantage of quarrying for limestone?
Looks ugly, created eyesore
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Name one advantage of quarrying for limestone?
Lots more money for local businesses due to workers from the quarry
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Name one disadvantage of quarrying for limestone?
Destroys animal habitats
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What are 2 other materials we can use to strengthen concrete?
Glass fibres or carbon fibres
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What is a benefit of using lime mortar?
It contributes less to CO2 emissions because it absorbs CO2 as it sets
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Why are short span bridges made from reinforced concrete rather than steel?
Because it is strong and low cost, and steel is stronger but much more expensive
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What specifically is used to dislodge limestone from the rock face?
Explosive charges
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Which method is used to dislodge limestone from the rock face?
Blasting
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Where does the CO2 from making concrete come from?
Half is from burning fuels to heat the kilns that thermally decompose the limestone. The rest is from the reaction itself
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