2019-7-3 · Call the plant cost $20,000 to $25,000 while the labor cost of quarrying the rock and crushing to sand, including renewals, repairs and power would be 75 cents to $1 per cu. yd. Thus 100,000 cu. yd. of sand would cost between 95 cents and $1.25 per cu. yd., assuming no salvage on the plant.