10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone. May 3, 2018 May 2, 2018 by Crystal Ayres. ... Quarrying limestone is the process of removing this material from the ground. As with any quarrying process, there are certain pros and cons that must be evaluated.
The disadvantages of quarrying include: pollution, loss of settlement sites, and a life hazard to quarry workers. Quarrying is one of the major dominant industries in places where granite, chalk, clay and limestone are found.