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Eden Project seeks to ‘breathe new life’ into former Australian mine

The site will be turned into a series of gardens and exhibits centred around a giant lake, with the aim of teaching visitors about...

The marble industry “Iktinos Hellas S.A.” once again at the Greek road show in...

For the eighth consecutive time, 25 of the largest Greek Stock Exchange companies will participate in the investment forum organized by the HELEX Group...

Confindustria Marmomacchine General Assembly: a must-attend event for the Italian stone industry

June 13 is the date at the Hotel Enterprise in Milan for the 2019 Confindustria Marmomacchine General Assembly. As always, it will be especially...

Global Freight Demand to Triple by 2050

Global demand for transport will continue to grow dramatically over the next three decades, with global freight demand expected to triple by 2050, according...

Comparison of imports of raw and export of processed marble and granite China 2009-2018

China is the leading importer of raw marble and granite blocks and slabs in the world. At the same time, it remains a major...

The Magic of Recreating Ancient Greek Masterpieces

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are sold at the country’s archaeological sites, monuments and museums. The...

Benefits for Iktinos Hellas S.A. from the US-China trade war

A 12% turnover increase is estimated for this year emphasising on finished marbles The assessment of the US - China trade war seems to be...

US imports of iron and steel from Canada and Mexico in 2018

Steel is the world’s most trusted material, with the majority of it going into the construction industry. Consequently, the steel market has a strong...

How AI and Big Data Will Unlock the Next Mineral Discovery

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are rapidly proving their value across many industries. Today’s infographic comes from GoldSpot Discoveries, and it...

AfCFTA: Africa’s ambitious free-trade deal

The African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) comes into force at the end of this month. The deal creates one of the world’s largest...
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The Magic of Recreating Ancient Greek Masterpieces

A workshop in Athens produces the only officially-certified replicas of ancient Greek masterpieces which are sold at the country’s archaeological sites, monuments and museums. The...

The best uses of marble in contemporary architecture

For centuries, marble was used in the construction of some of the world's most glorious buildings. From Roman villas to palaces in Renaissance Europe...

White Carrara Downtown Festival 2019: celebrating the city of marble

The city of Carrara is one of the most fascinating territories in Tuscany, famous all over the world for its marble and its quarries. White...

Carrara marble and millennial wood: here is the 2 million euro table

Presented at the Salone del Mobile in Milan, it was designed by the artist Helidon Xhixha and created by 12 Italian companies What does a...

French multimedia artists showcase quarries

Quarries have taken centre stage in a number of French multimedia art installations. A former limestone quarry in Les Baux-de-Provence in southern France has been...

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