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Italy: “Stone is better”, Marble companies united to promote natural stone

On the occasion of Design Week 2019 (Salone Mobile Milano) the network of companies Pna (Pietra Naturale Autentica) presented itself to the public with...

Afghanistan Opens New Mining Areas To International Investment

In a keynote address at the Afghanistan Mining Investment Forum convened by INVEST, a global initiative of the US Agency for International Development (USAID)...

Iktinos Hellas S.A. marble industry steadily in upward trend

With a 52.1% increase in profit before taxes for 2018, Iktinos Hellas S.A. entered for good in the tourism industry with a 300 million...

The world is facing a $15 trillion infrastructure gap by 2040

New roads can slash delivery time for goods, lowering costs for consumers and speeding through the exports that fuel growth. New seaports can connect...

World Trade Organization: Global trade growth loses momentum as trade tensions persist

World trade will continue to face strong headwinds in 2019 and 2020 after growing more slowly than expected in 2018 due to rising trade...

IKTINOS HELLAS S.A. present at Coverings 2019 trade fair

Iktinos Hellas S.A., one of the leading suppliers in marble industry, is participating in Coverings 2019 trade fair and expo, held at the Orange...

Coverings 2019 trade fair to be held April 9-12, 2019 in Orlando, Florida

North America’s premier international trade fair and expo, April 9-12, 2019 in Orlando, Florida, USA. For more than 30 years, Coverings trade fair is the...

Visualizing Africa’s Free Trade Ambitions

A united African continent working towards common goals would be a major force on the global economic stage. To this end, nations in the region...

La Spezia Terminal to enjoy AI benefits

The famous Carrara marbles travel overseas through this port Contship La Spezia Terminal is first in the world to adopt AI to increase performance of...
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18th-Century Sculpture Has a Delicate Net Carved Out of a Single Block of Marble

For centuries, sculptors around the world have adopted marble as their medium of choice. In order to both illustrate marble’s carving capabilities and showcase their own sculpting...

A sensible Japanese-style home in Yishun, featuring brass, marble and timber

After living with a dark colour palette for many years, the homeowners of this three-storey cluster terrace home at Yishun tasked their nephew, Mikael...

Matthew Simmonds explores historic architecture in stone sculptures

Doric columns, arches and vaulted ceilings are among the architectural details that Matthew Simmonds has carved from stone in these intricate sculptures.  The result of a lifelong interest in...

Altrock is a terrazzo made using waste from the marble industry

London-based designer Robin Grasby uses offcuts from luxury marble workshops to create a terrazzo material he calls "beautifully chaotic". Called Altrock, the material can be used for worktops, wall coverings, tables...

Olivier Vadrot’s lava stone and marble seats are shaped like latin alphabet letters

Drawing from the history of writing, french architect & artist Olivier Vadrot has created orchestre, a series of 26 outdoor sculptural seats, each of which with a...

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