Miscellaneous

(January 2009) An unusual mineral exhibit was opened in Germany in the state of Saxony

Markets: artistic advertising messages

(December 2009) Sculptors’ symposia are an ideal instrument for the propagation and presentation of regional natural stone

Design: Kaleidoscope in the kiln

(December 2008) Turkish artist gives unusual colours to diabase by means of heat and glazes

Design: „Skin and Texture“

(December 2008) The Marmomacc trade fair exhibited many new ideas for surface-treatment of stone and for the use of stone

Architecture: Titanium, steel and sandstone

(December 2008) Frank O. Gehry erected a building dedicated to Rioja Marqués de Riscal wine, resembling the Guggenheim-Museum in Bilbao

Markets: Refuse for road-pavement

(December 2008) Brazilian project proves the viability of slate for road pavement

Stone Stories: Eggs and curd for mortar

(December 2008) Scientists confirm that the Charles Bridge in Prague was built with the help of food as bonding material

Markets: Healthy growth for the branch world-wide

(December 2008) Once again Carlo Montani presented his twelve-month statistical almanac „Stone“ at this years’ trade fair in Verona

Miscellaneous

(December 2008) Yellow discoloration in Oslo’s opera is seen as an indication of progressive damage to the Carrara-Marble according to a geology professor

Markets: Comparability is the aim of the CE-Mark

(November 2008) Natural stone building materials sold on the European market must carry the CE-mark

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