Chemistry C1 2.5 Limestone issues.

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Why are limestone, cement and concrete needed?
As building materials.
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What is the disadvantages of quarrying limestone?
It can have negative impacts on the environment and on people living near to the quarries. There may be dust and noise, more traffic and loss of habitats for wildlife.
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Why are cement works often close to limestone quarries?
Limestone is needed to make cement.
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How can processing limestone to make cement have a negative impact on the environment?
Making cement involves heating limestone with clay in large kilns, this uses a large area of land and a lot of energy.
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What are the advantages for an area in which limestone is to be quarried?
There may be more employment opportunities for locals, more customers and take for local businesses and improved roads.
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**YOU MAY BE GIVEN INFORMATION IN THE EXAM ABOUT BUILDING MATERIALS OR THE PROCESSES NEEDED TO MAKE THEM SO THAT YOU CAN CONSIDER THE POSITIVE AND NEGATIVE ASPECTS OF THEIR PRODUCTION AND USE***
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