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Pakistan: The Federal Board of Revenue to impose 17% tax on marble products

The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has decided to impose 17 percent tax on marble tiles and other marble products, sources said on Wednesday....

European Ornamental stone resources (EuroLithos)

Ornamental stone has contributed significantly in shaping our rural and urban landscapes, through its use in our built heritage from different historical periods. Ornamental stone...

New promising investments in Afghanistan marble sector

Upcoming investment project involves the extraction of marble, talc and travertine which will be implemented in Kunar, Nangarhar and Parwan. Abdul Qadeer Mufti, spokesperson for...

Top 5 countries in finished marble products exports in 2018

Which country dominates the finished marble products exports for 2018? Which one holds the lead in export value and which exported the largest quantity? China...

The new rules of marble

“Way back when, you’d have to tell people stories about all the Parisian chefs who used it,” says Karen Williams, the owner of St. Charles...

Egypt: new city of marble to be completed next year

A new "city of marble" will be completed in Egypt over the next year. President Abdel Fatah al Sisi announced this on the occasion...

Top 5 countries in marble blocks and slabs exports in 2018

Which country holds the lead in marble blocks and slabs exports for 2018? Which one scored the most in export value and which sold...

Construction industry voices 2019’s expectations in Big 5 survey

Respondents from the Big 5 construction show survey have revealed that “strong competition” and “cost-driven decision making” will be regarded as the main challenges...

Tariffs increase concerns America’s Ports

The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) is deeply concerned over the renewed threat of increased tariffs. On August 1, Donald Trump criticized on Twitter...

Caterpillar’s new significant partnership with “Pavlidis Marble-Granite”

A new trade agreement confirmed the good cooperation between “ELTRAK S.A.” and “Pavlidis Marble - Granite”. Specifically, the marble industry purchased a complete package...
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Interior Design Using Marble And Wood Combinations

There is something very luxurious about the grand combination of misty veined marble and rich wood grain. The teaming of natural materials brings life...

The Timeless Quality of Natural Stone

by Toni Sabatino* Working in the interior design field has its joys and its challenges. Staying informed about product includes both. I have had the opportunity...

Luxe kitchen lookswith marble

Marble kitchen surfaces are hot right now. Just scroll through Pinterest, you’ll see luxe marble in pin after pin. There’s no reason to ponder...

Korean designers create products with marble stone waste, and teach a lesson in reduce,...

Hea-Kyoung and Jung-Ki, the designers of FICT Studio are doing some ‘mar-ble-ous’ work in Seoul, South Korea. Their idea for the new furniture series...

Marble and diamonds for Apple’s AirPods

Apple’s wireless AirPods earphones have been one of the company’s most surprising hits over the past few years, helping its wearables category grow beyond the Apple Watch....

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