Over exploitation of resources is what the human being got habituated to do with the environment. Indiscriminate usage and exploitation of resources is causing environmental strain. Mining and quarrying for the natural aggregates which are prerequisites for every construction activity is depleting the natural resources and deteriorating the environment. Activities like mining and quarrying are resulting in the loss of habitat, agricultural lands, forests, Biodiversity and are also resulting undesirable climatic changes. Mining activities and stone crushing units contribute to both sound and air pollution. The current years are already witnessing the scenario of fast depletion of natural resources and the construction industry that mostly depends on aggregates is also on the verge of loss due to their shortage and unavailability. Natural aggregates still remain as the most mined material in the world.Read more..