O'Connell Quarries is a family owned and operated business. In 1978 Bobby O'Connell began excavating shale from the 57 acre site in Ballycar, Ardnacrusha for the growing building industry in the Limerick and Clare area.
quarry sludge; concrete; waste; strength. I. INTRODUCTION. Concrete is the most popular building material in the world. After aggregate, cement is the majour component of concrete. The yearly production of cement is nearly 3 billion tons. Emissions from industries adversely affect earth‟s climate pattern.