France’s stone sector presents a study on the life cycle assessment (LCA) of gravestones

Objects were compared with stone from France and China, and , not surprisingly, the domestic products performed better

Miscellaneous: ideas around natural stone

Stripes of light granite structure the main street in the Swiss town of Liestal, whose redesign was awarded the main Flaneur d’Or prize by the Initiative Fussverkehr (Pedestrian Trafic).

Italian Marmomacchine magazine (#271) reports about how to use the diamond wire an a safe way


Peter’s Corner: 2020 brought the natural stone sector an increased demand from private customers despite the Covid-19 crisis

Overall, the coming years should also be positive because marble, granite & Co benefit from the eco-trend / However, increased freight costs bring shifts

Xiamen Stone Fair 2021 will be held from May 18 to 21, as the first hybrid natural stone show

There will be on-site visitors and exhibitors, and as a digital extension, the “Cloud“, which will continue throughout the year

Turkish natural stone exports in 2020 were negative compared to the previous year, but positive developments could also clearly be seen

Block exports to China collapsed by -22% by value due to Covid-19, but there are strong increases (almost) everywhere in deliveries of finished products

Oldest stone map from the Bronze Age rediscovered after more than 100 years in the cellar of a French museum

The relief with circles and lines comes from the Finistère region in the far west of Brittany and could depict the territory of a ruler

Nature in the Quarry: an active quarrying zone can be a Garden of Eden especially for pioneering animal and plant species

In the “Life in Quarries“ project in Belgium, measures have been developed to facilitate the establishment of rare species with little effort

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