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A DEP 95/350 – SlabTec, Shelby NC

A DEP 95/350 – SlabTec, Shelby NC

(Originally from Stone Industry Group - SIG.LTD) (from this site – turriniusa.com)   A quick interview of our latest US Install at Slabtec with great credit to our Italian famiglia Turrini in Italy who are still rolling out plants for us through the next several months. Work during unsure times is absolutely the most important […]Read More

Give delivery drivers toilet and hand washing facilities and get involved in ‘test & trace’

Give delivery drivers toilet and hand washing facilities and get involved in ‘test & trace’

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Give delivery drivers toilet and hand washing facilities and get involved in ‘test & trace’ Friday 29th May 2020 As businesses re-open and require deliveries of products and materials, the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has published a document in conjunction with the Department for Transport to reassure […]Read More

Final extension of Stone Awards to end of June

Final extension of Stone Awards to end of June

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Final extension of Stone Awards to end of June Friday 29th May 2020 Stone Federation has extended the deadline for entries to the Natural Stone Awards 2020 to the end of June. The Stone Awards 2020 entry deadline has been extended to the end of June.Read More

Textured Surfaces Brings Cascade Collection Glass Tiles to Brilliant Life

Textured Surfaces Brings Cascade Collection Glass Tiles to Brilliant Life

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Cascade Collection glass tiles from Island Stone combine classic shapes with a textured finish to create subtle movement on the surface that mimics water.Read More

Watch out for Legionnaires’ disease if you have not used your water system for a while, says HSE

Watch out for Legionnaires’ disease if you have not used your water system for a while, says HSE

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Watch out for Legionnaires’ disease if you have not used your water system for a while, says HSE Thursday 28th May 2020 The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) has issued a warning about Legionnaires’ disease in unused water supplies as people return to work. Take action of avoid […]Read More

Blanco Appoints Garth Wallin as President and CEO for North America

Blanco Appoints Garth Wallin as President and CEO for North America

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Blanco has announced that Garth Wallin, formerly the President of Blanco Canada, will expand his role to President and CEO, Blanco North America. In his new position, he will provide strategic leadership with a focus on long-term sustainable growth, creating an inspiring organizational shape and further increasing the brand’s […]Read More

Stark by Florida Tile Proposes Uncomplicated and Impactful Designs

Stark by Florida Tile Proposes Uncomplicated and Impactful Designs

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Florida Tile recently introduced Stark. This porcelain floor and ceramic wall tile brings the luxury of understated elegance to everyday life. Evocative of natural stone in a most disciplined and exacting way, it has a modern, global appeal.Read More

Not long for this world

Not long for this world

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Not long for this world Wednesday 27th May 2020 Here’s an interesting case of a memorial headstone decay posted on Twitter by someone who calls themselves graveyarddetective.  An interesting case of decay and one reason to use natural stone rather than a man-made material, which this is.Read More

On-going efforts to ensure product availability

On-going efforts to ensure product availability

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) With the COVID-19 pandemic causing shutdowns and safety concerns, learn about the measures leading suppliers are taking to continue to readily provide materials for all forms of designRead More

Stone Federation President Marcus Paine speaks of cashflow fears coming out of lockdown

Stone Federation President Marcus Paine speaks of cashflow fears coming out of lockdown

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Stone Federation President Marcus Paine speaks of cashflow fears coming out of lockdown Tuesday 26th May 2020 Furloughing staff is one thing, but exiting lockdown and managing cashflow will be the real test, says quarry boss and Stone Federation GB President Marcus Paine. Marcus Paine: “When we restart, […]Read More

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