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Egypt hopes Suez Canal tunnels will jump-start Sinai’s development

Egypt wants to ease the movement of products from the mainland into Sinai Peninsula and then onward to Jordan, Syria and Iraq or to...

10 cities are predicted to gain megacity status by 2030

Think of the biggest cities in the world. The megacities. True giants with populations of over 10 million people. Tokyo will, of course, be on...

Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop

Watch any design show or flip through any home magazine, and you’re likely to see a familiar finish in a perfectly sunlit kitchen: marble countertops. Given...

European Stone Festival returns to Trondheim this year

The European Stone Festival returns to Trondheim, Norway, this year, where it was previously held in 2012. The Festival has become a major part of...

Here are the 20 busiest ports on the planet

An estimated 90% of world trade is facilitated by maritime shipping, and as trade volumes continue to increase, the world’s busiest ports continue to...

The economic contribution of the Belt and Road Initiative to world trade

The economic value of the trade between China and the countries participating in the Belt and Road Initiative was $ 1.3 trillion in 2018,...

New award for the Greek marble industry “Iktinos Hellas S.A.”

The Greek marble industry “Iktinos Hellas S.A.” was the top “High Growth Rates” company for 2018, as part of the business awards given by...

Afghanistan devises strategy to boost marble industry

The ministry of mines and petroleum said on Monday that it has drafted a mutual strategy with the ministry of commerce and industries to...

10th India StoneMart 2019 opens its gates today in Jaipur

India Stonemart is the country’s leading exhibition on stone industry which showcases the world of natural stones and ancillary products and services. It has...
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Burj Jumeira supertall skyscraper will rise from fingerprint of Dubai’s ruler

Visuals have been released of the SOM-designed Burj Jumeira, a 550-metre-tall split-volume skyscraper in Dubai that will rise from a lake shaped like the fingerprint of the emirate's ruler.  Unveiled by state-owned Dubai...

Snug candle holders by Sanna Völker are carved from 500 million year old stones

‘Snug’ candle holders by Sanna Völker are handmade by stonemasons who have mastered their craft for four generations, dating back to 1880. All pieces are...

Everything You Need to Know About Having a Marble Countertop

Watch any design show or flip through any home magazine, and you’re likely to see a familiar finish in a perfectly sunlit kitchen: marble countertops. Given...

Designers Imagine What Bended Marble Furniture Could Look Like

In partnership with stone specialist MM Galleri, Singapore Tatler Homes invited three studios to design furniture that features the firm's innovative bended marble technique Stone fabricator and...

Colored marble: the trend in design

While Carrara's marble has been for many years the choice of many designers because of its color purity and flexibility, a new generation of...

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