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Quarries Around Chennai

Reopen sand quarries in Tamil Nadu: Truck owners

2021-2-16  CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Sand Lorry Owners Association has urged the state government to reopen 80 sand quarries. In a press release, association state president R Munirathanam said only two sand

Chennai Metrowater’s quarry project wins award

2021-2-25  The water agency had used the quarries as water sources during the 2019 drought. Trade unions’ strike hits transport operations in and around Chennai.

Quarry reforms: e-tendering, Rs 10 lakh floor price in

2021-1-31  At present there are around 50 quarries on government land. The annual lease charge will be applicable for them also. Railway cops seize explosives from Chennai-Mangaluru train in Kerala BPL

Reopen sand quarries in Tamil Nadu: Truck owners'

2021-2-2  Chennai. The Tamil Nadu Sand Lorry Owners Association has urged the state government to reopen 80 sand quarries. In a press release, Association State President R Munirathanam said only two sand quarries are being

Sitting Amid Quarries, School Kids Breathe Poison

Sitting Amid Quarries, School Kids Breathe Poison The New Indian Express Chennai February 06, 2020 Students of three schools around the Tirusulam granite crushing units are suffering from various respiratory ailments due to dust pollution. Madhumitha Viswanath. Though the State’s building rules prohibit the construction of residential, institutional or commercial structures

Water from Stone Quarries Press release

2017-6-8  Water from Stone Quarries Press release ----- Due to deficit rainfall the water reservoirs in Chennai city are nearly empty. Anticipating this situation, Metro water explored the possibility of using the stored rain water in the abandoned quarries around the city. Initially the twenty two quarries at Sikkarayapuram near Mangadu in

Multiple quarries to supply quality drinking water

2017-4-8  Between them, the quarries over the years have collected around three billion litres of rainwater that runs 15m deep. The volume equates to six days of water supply in Chennai. According to the Times of India report, Metrowater has been working on the construction of a 2.5km pipeline at the quarry sites at a cost of 11.8 crore rupees (AUD$247,354).

Civil servant appointed to oversee sand quarrying

CHENNAI: Almost 75 days after taking over mining and distribution of river sand, the state government has appointed a civil servant to oversee the sand quarrying operations . Kancheepuram sub

Chennai: Twenty goats perish in quarry godown blast

Chennai: At least 20 goats died and two men suffered serious injuries as a bundle of gelatin sticks stored in a stone quarry godown in Kunnavakkam, Magaral, blew

Water scarcity: Chennai moves from crisis to

So, where does the little drops that the Chennai Metrowater Supply and Sewerage Board provide through its pipelines and tankers come from? Two desalination plants in Nemmeli and Minjur account for 180 MLD and another 180 MLD comes from Veeranam lake, situated 235 km away from Chennai and filled by Cauvery water, while the rest is from underground or quarries around