A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground. A quarry is the same thing as an open-pit mine from which minerals are extracted.
The inspectors under the Mining Act shall be inspectors of quarries under his Act. Cap. Controlled by Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources . and may order work to be suspended until the danger or defect is removed to his satisfaction.