Parting Shot: Digging Rocks

Hunting for basalt limestone aggregate at the Makakilo quarry

December, 2013

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Thursday, 11:57 A.M.
Makakilo Quarry, Oahu

Photo by Bob Hayes

>> Chris Hermosura, Grace Pacific’s quarry plant superintendent, left, and bulldozer operator Patrick Valmoja scope areas for basalt limestone aggregate. Each year, the company produces more than a million tons of construction aggregate used for making concrete and asphalt.

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