Briefly noted

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

South African Designer Ronel Jordaan’s objects echo organic forms and textures like her pebbles made of Merino Wool

Machu Picchu: ancient Incan sanctuary intentionally built on an underlying network of tectonic faults and fractures

In these zones, building stone was easily available and water was chanelled through them, Brazilian geologist says

Stone slurry gives flexibility to a polymer matrix composite, researchers from University of British Columbia discovered

Adding the stone waste not only increased the material’s strength, but but also its conductivity

NSI reacts to reports about the threat of silicosis resulting from working Engineered Stone

For natural stone companies, the institute’s Safety Committee has released a comprehensive set of information and training for self-protection

Complex movement of tectonic plates decoded at the submarine Havre Trough north of New Zealand

Scientists from New Zealand and Germany gather insights into the southwest Pacific submarine volcanism which is part of the ocean’s Ring of Fire

Miscellaneous: ideas with natural stone

Toscana Endurance Lifestyle 2019 will be adorned by stone sculptures provided by Italian Henraux company

What drives plate tectonics and thus controls phaenomena from volconoes to ocean and atmospheric circulations?

Chinese scientists found „switches“ between continental rupture, continental collision, and oceanic subduction initiation in the Tethyan evolution

The Natural Stone Sustainability Standard (ANSI/NSC 373) has been updated

The changes address issues such as water, site management, land reclamation, as well as corporate governance, among others

Geochemists measure new composition of Earth’s mantle

Researchers suspect greater dynamics than previously assumed between the Earth’s surface and its mantle / Study published in „Nature Geoscience“

WorldSkills 2019 in Kazan, Russia: Quan Zheng is the winner of the gold medal in the stonemasons’ category

Silver went to Sebastian Rudolf Wienerroither, Austria, Bronze to Allan Bontemps, France

Number of items per page: