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The 18th International Congress on Dry Stone Walling will be held in Goult, France, October 02-08, 2023, and will have lectures and practical exercises

The overall topic is the usage of the ancient construction technique as a sustainable way for landscaping and water management

20 years of Nowy Kamieniarz: “Remember: without you there is no we. You cannot make a magazine for yourself“

The Polish journal was founded 2 decades ago by two ambitious students in the city of Poznań

The Geological Survey of India has launched an interactive map for geo-tourism within the country

Special formations, fossil parks, and much more are shown and described

“Fire Plus“ for the energy-saving flaming of stone surfaces

The Italian company Lovato International has developed an automatically operated machine to move the flame back and forth under the stone in a controlled way

Miscellaneous: news all around natural stone and rock

The association of the marble sector around Carrara, Cosmave, has adopted a new logo

Love, prosperity, contentment, and – above all – peace for 2023 is taking a few days off: Our next issue will appear on January 08, 2023

New findings show how Cyanobacteria spread biofilms on rocks to dissolve minerals as nutrition

Various application for such a technology reach from processing mining ores to building colonies on the moon and Mars

The 46th WorldSkills took place from September to November 2022, spread over 26 cities in 15 countries

The stonemasons only appeared for the presentation as “exhibition skills“ because they had not brought together the necessary number of 12 sending countries

Unesco’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage warns: the Ahlat stone craftsmanship in Turkey is in danger of getting lost

Causes are the lack of new apprentices, modern building techniques and new materials used in the region at the foothills of the Nemrut Mountain

Miscellaneous: news all around natural stone and rock

“Halo“ is the name of a new pendant lamp by Spanish United Alabaster company. It consists of two overlapping rings suspended from a single ceiling base

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