Tropical thunderstorm again causes damage to the Taj Mahal

A part of the marble railing on the roof and 2 sandstone minarets were torn away by winds with over 120 kilometers per hour

Deep sea sediments are full of unicellular organisms that utilize the „rain” of nutrients from above

In a thimble full of sea floor mud there are about 120 million cells of Woeseiales bacteria

Sibylle Pasche brings the viewer of her marble sculptures to intellectual games

With her works, the Swiss artist depicts „the primal symbols of nature and their processes of change”, as she herself says

Germany has a „Rock of the Year“ and with some success

The aim is to make citizens aware of the importance of geology and these natural resources

The shape of mountain and valley is developed in a complex interplay of climate and vegetation

A research team from the University of Tübingen examined the role of vegetation, precipitation and soil erosion

Entirely novel idea: Danish design studio Handvärk assembles table-tops from large marble tiles

There are more than unusual design possibilities for the user / target group are not the rich

The demand for countertops in the US is expected to rise (+)3.8% per year to $42 billion in 2024

Freedonia Group’s market researchers see engineered stone as the fastest growing surface material / Natural stone’s share also increasing

Coronavirus: the mostly small companies of the stone sector have largely mastered the crisis so far

The critical point is the shipping which is partly at a standstill or has become more expensive / Adjustments in the companies with reduced workforces and home office

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