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    construction rock

    Please help me understand the following in bold.

    This ultra-cheap prison labor helps the country's mercantilist manufacturing machine do everything from farming, loading construction rock, and mining coal to producing finished goods such as toys and textiles.

    Especially, what's the meaning of "rock" there?

    Thank you.

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    Re: construction rock

    Quote Originally Posted by unpakwon View Post
    Please help me understand the following in bold.

    This ultra-cheap prison labor helps the country's mercantilist manufacturing machine do everything from farming, loading construction rock, and mining coal to producing finished goods such as toys and textiles.

    Especially, what's the meaning of "rock" there?

    Thank you.
    It seems to mean loading lorries or other transport with rock for the construction industry.

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