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Latest news: World Bank will map Africa’s mineral resources

US-$ 1 billion shall be spent over 5 years in geological research / New natural stone deposits to be discovered

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Latest news: Michael Reis, Editor and Associate Publisher of the worldwide known US-Magazine Stone World, passed away at the age of 43

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(January 2014) For Great Britain the Office for Budget Responsibility is expecting growth in the order of 2.4% for 2014

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(January 2014) A method of surface treatment for natural stone façades from Finland

„The Maya: Revelation of an Endless Time“ with famous works also in stone

(January 2014) Exhibition at the National Palace in Mexico City documents the organization of the ancient society and its beliefs

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(December 2013) Beijing’s Palace of Heavenly Purity was constructed with stone, some of which weigh up to 100t

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(December 2013) On the four days of the Xiamen Stone Fair 2014 the World Stone Congress will be staged

Latest news: Scandinavians join forces: Lundhs acquires 40% of Palin Granit

(November 2013) Norwegian and Finish company form the largest granite rough block producer in Northern Europe

Wonasa’s new president is Norway’s John-Petter Gundersen

(November 2013) The World Natural Stone Association named a new head and body of representatives