Stone Folks

Pierre Brousse, owner of Rocamat company, is the new president of French SNROC stone association

He was elected for the period of 2016-2019 at the organization’s general assembly in Paris

Showing the emotional side of Marble in the quarry and the factory

Banu Bekişoğlu is CEO of the SU Marble Company and was now elected to the regional natural stone trade organization EIB’s board of directors

Brenda Edwards Receives Women in Stone Pioneer Award

Since more than 20 years, the owner and general manager of TexaStone Quarries has played an active role in countless industry initiatives

Italian Alberto Piz has been steering the fate of Vitória Stone Fair since July 2016

His challenge is to strengthen the position of this biggest and most important stone fair despite difficult economic times

Lapicida appoints Mike Constable as Commercial Director

British luxury stone specialist has new management team in place

The World Natural Stone Association Wonasa has a new executive team

The winners of Wonasa’s first competition for students of architecture were presented at Marmomacc

Euroroc members discussed Cristalline Silica, Geographical Indications, Ethical trading

At Marmomacc delegates of Europe’s stone associations exchanged information about latest challenges for the industry

WorldSkills: awards for this year’s naming for the most skilled stonemasons went to Austria, Brazil, Korea and the United Kingdom respectively

For the first time the world competition for the most skilled craftsmen and -women was held in South America (Brazil)

People and Jobs: Ilias Rigopoulos is new CEO of Greek Stone Group International

Main business goals are acquisition of key-quarry units and exclusive agreements with quarries in Greece and abroad as well as group restructuring

Focus: „Communication inside and out“

Interview with Euroroc’s new President Tobias Eckardt of the Swiss Natural Stone Trade Organization (Naturstein-Verband Schweiz NVS)

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