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    Quintet of five moons

    (November 2013) Photo of Saturn’s rings by international Cassini spacecraft

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    (November 2013) Carrara will soon boast a new technology center (Centro Technologico) currently under construction

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    (October 2013) Spanish Cosentino Group is advertising for its engineered stone where it is used: „Karlos Arguiñano cooks with you” is the name of a new cooking series on TV

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    (October 2013) Foreign Companies sending their stone masons to Germany must pay German minimum wage

    „100 Newsletters and none the wiser :-)“

    (September 2103) Many readers have congratulated us to our jubilee

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    (September 2013) In Florida, the American Atheists have installed a bench comprised of some 700 kg of grey granite

    Earthquake at Fukushima 2011: giant material shift also in the deep sea

    (September 2013) At least 28 square kilometers of seafloor slumped suddenly down the slope of the 7.5 kilometer-deep Japan Trench / Parts of the earth’s crust shifted more than 50 meters

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    (September 2013) Moscow’s ExpoStone Trade Fair took place for the 14th time this year

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    (August 2013) Medistone Expo in Bari is hoping to establish a position as the meeting place for the stone branch around the Mediterranean but attracted only meager interest

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    (August 2013) Turkish Trade Fair „Marble“ in Izmir could expand considerably if the new venue close to the airport would be completed.