borrow pit

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a pit created to provide earth that can be used as fill at another site

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Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development, Mr Nonofo Molefhi told Parliament on March 5 that the environmental impact assessment of all the borrow pits was done and approved between 2008 and 2009.
He noted that currently, out of the seven borrow pits under jurisdiction of the contractor, only five had been opened and operational.
A key factor in determining whether a site is a borrow pit also includes whether the site is intermittent, or a continuous-use site.
The work to be performed under option item one provides for construction of: (1) a fully designed and permitted four lane divided roadway from Brewster Boulevard to Wallace Creek as part of the base entry road project; (2) borrow pits managed and in full compliance.
OTCBB:SSVC) ("Star"), today announced the signing of a Lease and Borrow Pit Agreement (the "Agreement") with Copans Lakeview Venture Partnership of Florida.
Import fill from borrow pits 1, 2 & 3 and rough grade plant site area