Types of Machinery in the Quarry Industry | ChronA quarry is a site where a stone or gravel producer extracts a variety of raw materials from the earth. Common types of material extracted in quarrying activities include line, granite and sand. The equipment and machinery used in quarrying are large, powerful and productive.line quarry equipment,Mining and quarrying - Hitachi Construction MachinerySchön + Hippelein's line quarry near Heidenheim in Germany is home to a fleet of Hitachi large excavators. It produces one million tonnes of materials per annum. Robert Hahn operates a ZX670LCH-5 on the site: “It is powerful and offers excellent handling capabilities for loading rocks on to EH750 dump trucks.