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EU-Vietnam free trade deal gets green light in trade committee

The Committee on International Trade backed the free trade and investment protection agreements between the EU and Vietnam on Tuesday. The committee gave its consent...

600 million euros return to the Massa- Carrara region from marble sector

Does marble produce "little" employment? Is the wealth of the stone sector distributed over the territory or it remains in the hands of a...

China’s trade with Belt and Road Initiative countries booms in 2019

China’s trade with countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) posted robust growth in 2019, revealing the resilience of the world’s biggest...

Italy’s Marble Export Growth: January – October 2019

Following our previous report on Italy’s marble exports growth during the first nine months of 2019, Stonenews.eu is presenting the up-to-date growth statistics till...

Spain’s Marble Export Growth: January – October 2019

Following our previous reports on Spain’s marble exports growth during the first half of 2019, Stonenews.eu is presenting the up-to-date growth statistics plus the...

US and China sign deal to ease trade war

The US and China have signed an agreement aimed at easing a trade war that has rattled markets and weighed on the global economy. Speaking...

Afghanistan: Marble production rises 57% in Maidan Wardak

Production of marble has increased by 57 percent in Maidan Wardan province, the Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum reports. In an interview with Voice...

Turkey’s natural stones exports in a marginal decline in 2019

Turkey is the world’s largest marble blocks and slabs exporter. According to Istanbul Minerals and Metals Exporters Association data, in 2019, the country's natural...

US Finished Marble and Granite Imports 2009 – 2018

The US is the largest consumer of finished natural stone products in the world. Only in 2018, the US imported finished marble products of...
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Didier Faustino mixed marble with steel in his new project in Paris

Didier Faustino has completed the flagship store of luxury fashion label, enfants riches déprimés, in Paris, combining marble and steel within its 45 sqm interiors. Set behind a...

Realistic Pillows Sculpted from Blocks of White Marble

In studios in Oslo and northern Italy, Norwegian sculptor Håkon Anton Fagerås uses a pneumatic hammer and other carving tools to shape blocks of marble into...

Torlonia Marbles: World’s most important private collection of ancient Roman art to go on...

Accessible only to a chosen few, the collection was so little known that it became the stuff of legend. Even scholars knew it only from...

20 sculptors to take part in 2nd Tuwaiq symposium in Riyadh

Riyadh will host the second Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium in the Saudi capital’s Diplomatic Quarter from Jan. 10-30. Twenty artists from around the world...

David ‘preceded medical science’ – Renaissance work shows precocious knowledge of blood circulation

Michelangelo preceded medical science in the knowledge of blood circulation shown in his masterpiece sculpture David, a US medical expert says in a new...

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