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Egypt, Italy to establish integrated city for marble industry in Red Sea’s Galala

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah El Sisi on Saturday agreed with the CEO of the Italian Pedrini company to establish an integrated city for marble...

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...

Afghanistan: President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani orders authorities to draft strategy for the process of...

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has ordered the relevant authorities to draft a clear strategy for the process of Marble and Alabaster, the Office of...

Govt advised to build capacity of artisanal miners

According to the UNDP country representative, Thomas Ole-Kuyan, development minerals such as sand, marble, kaolin, stone aggregate, clay, limestone and dimension stones can play...

Awi a high heaven for investment

A high heaven for investors Awi abounds in a lot of investment opportunities conducive for rural and urban agriculture, mineral extraction and aggro-processing factories,among...

Egypt inaugurates 1.1 bln USD cement, marble production complex

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi inaugurated a cement and marble production complex worth 1.1 billion U.S. dollars south of Cairo on Wednesday. The 500-hectare industrial complex...

Marmomacc, the leading showcase for global stone industry

Marmomacc is the top worldwide trade fair for the stone industry. It's an annual set of events which are held in Fiera Verona, Italy....

Welsh slate region to be nominated as Unesco world heritage site

The shattered slate quarry landscape of north-west Wales is to be nominated for world heritage status, a distinction enjoyed by sites such as the...

Which countries account for 2/3 of world’s GDP?

Global GDP amounted to $ 80 trillion last year, according to World Bank estimates. But which countries account for 2/3 of the above GDP? The...

Productivity is slowing down at the biggest processing centers of Asia

Productivity at the biggest processing centers seemed to be slowing down last month. The reason was that industries noticed trade disputes to become more...