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Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) president says marble industry has huge potential...

Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) President Sheikh Amir Waheed has called upon the government to focus on the marble industry as this...

Piraeus Port Authority signs Memorandum of Understanding with Guangzhou Chinese port

Another important strategic partnership was founded on September 12, with the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) SA...

Iktinos Hellas S.A. marble industry at the “Big 5 Construct Egypt” event

The Big 5 is launching in Egypt on the 18 - 21 September 2018 in the Egypt International Exhibition Center. This leading international construction...

Marmomac 2018: the 53rd main fair of stone industry

Marmomac, the exhibition dedicated to marble, technology and design, returns to Verona for its 53rd edition from September 26 to 29, 2018. Marmomac is the...

Asia-Pacific region’s share of global GDP rises to over 42% in 2017: Asian Development...

The share of Asia-Pacific region in global gross domestic product (GDP) continues to increase, growing from 30.1 percent in 2000 to 42.6 percent in...

$29bn MENA construction industry boosts demand for stone

The Middle East’s multi-billion-dollar construction industry has led to an increased demand for stone, according to Middle East Stone. A raft of new mega projects...

China, Pakistan vow to boost CPEC construction, promote bilateral ties

China and Pakistan pledged on Sunday to jointly promote the construction of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and push forward the development of bilateral...

India: Real estate activity sees growth despite increase in construction cost

Despite an increase in construction costs, activities in the real estate sector have witnessed growth, according to a report by CBRE, a real estate...

Euroroc: “Securing natural resources“ is also about keeping quarries in operation

Peter Handley is the newly appointed EU-Commissioner for sustainability / His credo is Circular Economy Natural resources are a big topic in the EU. Public...
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Pink marble and patchy concrete emulate ancient Rome in Melbourne’s Pentolina pasta bar

Australian studio Biasol paired worn concrete walls with pink marble and rich red accents for the interiors of this Italian restaurant in Melbourne, which takes visual cues from...

A 3D Printed Clock That Runs on Marbles

The clock is loud, impractical, and gorgeous There are so many ways to know what time it is. You can wear a watch, check your...

Tom Dixon launches green marble tableware based on visits to India

Tom Dixon has created a collection of candle holders and serving platters made from green forest marble sourced from India, called Rock. The tableware items...

Monte Altissimo, home to Michelangelo’s favored marble quarries

Monte Altissimo is famous for the marble quarries where a certain Michelangelo selected the marble for his Renaissance sculpture. Today it’s a place of...

Island village keeps tradition of marble sculpture alive

Yiannis Hondroyiannis knew how to use a hammer and chisel at the age of 7. “I learned all about marble and its secrets in...

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