(September 2013) Moscow’s ExpoStone Trade Fair (June 25th-28th) took place for the 14th time this year and accommodated 359 exhibitors from 19 countries on a surface of 11,000 m². Russian companies made up 41% of the exhibitors. Brazil, Italy, India, Turkey and China chose joint venture displays. The Russian market has a particular affinity for exotic material. Some 30 companies presented funeral products.
The beaches in Florida’s Miami-Dade and Broward counties are running out of sand due to erosion during hurricanes, News Discovery reports.
Natural Stone Imports via Xiamen harbor reached an all-time high in the 1st half of 2013 according to a web portal.
„Promenades Geologiques“ is the name of a series of pocket-city-guides all about French natural stone places-of-interest (French). The German equivalent is the „Steine in deutschen Städten“-guide (German).
(02.09.2013) (USA: 09.02.2013)