Inside The Bloco B Marble Quarry

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A worker checks a block of raw marble before it is hoisted from a... News PhotoCrisis,Economy,Environment,Europe,Home Finances,Horizontal,Mine,Miner,Mining,Occupation,Portugal,Quarry,RecessionPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2013 BloombergA worker checks a block of raw marble before it is hoisted from a quarry pit operated by Bloco B in Pardais, Vila Vicosa, Portugal, on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Portugal is posting its first trade surplus in at least six decades, which may help vindicate a strategy of front-loading austerity to deliver economic reform. Photographer: Mario Proenca/Bloomberg via Getty Images