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Pakistan: Minister for Minerals has inaugurated Management Information System regarding mine and minerals

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Minerals Dr. Amjad Ali Khan has inaugurated Management Information System (MIS) regarding mine and minerals here the other day, said an official handout...

Taroko Gorge: The marble canyon of Taiwan

If you are looking for a new adventure in nature, then undoubtedly the marble canyon will be in your wishlist. The marble canyon, or...

Global freight forwarding growth forecast

Ti analysis reveals full-year 2018 freight growth forecast of 4.1%, well below last year’s 8%, as 2017 restocking boom peters out.   Global freight forwarding growth...

Iktinos Hellas S.A.: 35% increase in consolidated sales in nine months

The upward course of Iktinos continued during the first nine months of 2018.   Iktinos Hellas S.A. consolidated sales rose to € 47.9 million, while EBITDA...

Idle quarry mooted as a live music venue

An old marble quarry could become home to rock of a very different kind if plans by a restaurateur to transform it into an...

Tamil Nadu: Fast for reopening of granite quarries

Members of Tamil Nadu Granite Quarries, Factories and Dependent Labourers Welfare Association observed a fast in Melur on Tuesday urging the government to reopen...

Seven webinars about stone and how to use it from the Natural Stone Academy

Since its launch in September 2018, the NSI initiative had 1500 scolars completing its courses / CEU credits for professionals The Natural Stone Academy offers...

Trade facilitation would promote Vietnam competitiveness

Free trade agreements (FTAs) may have significantly reduced import tariffs in many markets for Vietnamese goods, but administrative reform, reduction of trading costs and...

Egypt launches new strategy to boost local manufacturing of importing products – Country’s Marble...

Increasing locally manufactured inputs is the focus of the government’s newly launched development strategy   Egypt’s Ministry of Trade and Industry released its Local Industry Development...
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Curved marble exists – and it makes for stunning interiors

What's the secret to curved cave walls and intricate floating tables that are unmistakably marble to the touch?   Marble has been used for millennia as...

Marble Furniture Is a Real Thing

Some of history’s greatest artworks were created in marble, yet it continues to be typecast as a material meant only for kitchen islands and...

Technology met art: Artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a marble Hellenic...

Technology met art, as a London-based artist Davide Quayola used a robot to recreate a Hellenic masterpiece of Laocoon and his Sons. The masterpiece which...

Casa Salvatori in Milan brings together marble furnishings and flecked terrazzo floors

Marble artworks, ornaments and furniture appear throughout this Milanese apartment, designed by Elissa Ossino Studio for the head of Italian stone brand Salvatori. The apartment is set within...

7 Innovative Designs That Demonstrate the Versatility of Marble

A new book showcases the varied uses of the stone Marble is a word we hear all the time in the luxury design world. There...

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