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In Turkey, the Mineral Exporters’ Associations offer scholarships to encourage young people to study their subjects

The industry has a shortage of qualified professionals and does not have the very best reputation / IMIB design competition again

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

The Hungarian city of Egerszalók is famous for its sinter terraces, which were created by drilling for oil. In 1961, a reservoir of warm water was found in the depth, and it could not be resealed

Why some mosses in the Mojave desert preferably grow under milky quartz pebbles

The translucent stone gives them shadow from the sun’s heat and UV radiation, more humidity and also balanced temperatures between hot days/summers and cold nights/winters

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

Archaeologists from the Mexican National Institute of Anthropology and History have discovered basalt floors and decorated wall stones from Aztec times

Ariostea has in its “Ultra Marmi” collection 3 new ceramic emulations of marbles

The slabs with a size up to 300 x 150 cm are to “explore the charm of precious green marbles with their intense nuances and extraordinary veins”, according to the company

Natural Stone Institute: Virtual Stone Summit about “How Safe Is Your Business? Creating a Plan to Help Your Company Succeed“

The new education format will be held online on July 29 and 30, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM (ET)

New high resolution images by ESA/NASA’s solar orbiter show “campfires” all over the sun

They may be the little “nephews” of solar flares helping to heat up the Corona to 1 million degrees

The height of mountains is controlled rather by tectonic force than by erosion und weathering

Scientists used information derived from heat flow measurements in the subsurface or the frictional energy at the interfaces of the continental plates

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