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US finished granite products imports growth: January – December 2019

Since 2015, finished granite imports in the US have followed a downward trend in terms of import value, leading to finished marble prevalence against...

India: River Narmada’s multicoloured, soap-like marbles make for beautiful artifacts

The Narmada River flows through Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Gujarat and is one of the seven most sacred rivers in India. It is also called the Rewa...

UK leaders back UNESCO bid for Welsh slate landscape

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thrown his support behind a bid for a series of slate quarries in northwest Wales to receive UNESCO...

Marmomac hosts 36 companies on its stand at the USA Tise exhibition

Tise (it stands for The International Surface Event), the American surfaces exhibition in Las Vegas (January 28-30) saw the Italian exhibition Marmomac host a pavilion...

Pakistan: Balochistan Govt To Expedite Development Work On Special Economic Zones

Balochistan Minister for Commerce and Industries, Muhammad Khan Utmankhail on Tuesday said the provincial government had decided to expedite development work on special economic zones to boost significant economic...

India: China shadow over granite business in Andhra Pradesh

Owners of granite quarries in Prakasam district, from where a majority of the granite exports from the State to China take place, are worried...

90% of all marble blocks exported from Turkey to China pass through Antalya

Among the headwinds is the China-U.S. trade war. Global Ports' docking piers in Antalya have become a victim of the fracas. The port, also used...

Vitória Stone Fair 2020: Largest trade show in South America

Vitória Stone Fair brings together major extraction and processing companies of natural stones, equipment, machinery, inputs and technologies from all over the world. The event...

The Many Uses of Marble – The Properties of Marble and Its Uses

Very few rocks have as many uses as marble. It is used for its beauty in architecture and sculpture. It is used for its chemical properties in...
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7 Innovative Designs That Demonstrate the Versatility of Marble

Marble is a word we hear all the time in the luxury design world. There are marble baths, marble countertops, marble floors, marble sculptures,...

Marble the Lithuanian’s National Library

Much of Lithuania’s history can be found in the Vilnius National Library, whose restoration was completed in September 2016. Integrating modern requirements in the...

Saudi Culture Ministry honors artists at sculpture symposium

The Ministry of Culture concluded on Thursday the second Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium with a celebration in Riyadh’s Diplomatic Quarter to honor participating artists. Hamed...

The Beauty of Marble in Interiors and Facades

Michelangelo's sculptures. The ancient Greek temples. Castle interiors and palaces. The iconic Barcelona Pavilion of Mies van der Rohe. When we approach the history of...

White marble and gold granite combined together in modern office building in India

Indian architecture studio Charged Voids has designed Office 543 around an elliptic meeting room with granite walls, which is a private space among the glass-walled offices. Designed for construction...

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