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originally from StoneUpdate – MATERIAL: 6mm Quartz – Stone Update Magazine

CAMBRIA®, Le Sueur, Minn., launches a new line of quartz in a thin and lightweight 6mm slab profile designed for both commercial and residential applications. The 6mm thickness retains the elegance and performance of Cambria quartz surfaces with added functional advantages, provides more versatility in design options, and is a complement to the brands 1cm, […]Read More

originally from StoneUpdate – INSTALLATION: Vacuum Attachment – Stone Update Magazine

DUST HOG PRO LLC, Boston, introduces a new way of meeting compliance with OSHA respirable silica dust regulations and safety. The Dust Hog® is a dust reducing vacuum attachment tool that works with mixing containers in sizes ranging from 1 to 50 gallons. Designed to minimize the spread of airborne particulates in any indoor environment, […]Read More

Book your place at The Digital Future summit with Dame Judith Hackitt

Book your place at The Digital Future summit with Dame Judith Hackitt

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Book your place at The Digital Future summit with Dame Judith Hackitt Tuesday 29th September 2020 Dame Judith Hackitt is the keynote speaker at ‘The Construction Leaders Summit – The Digital Future’ taking place online on 13 & 14 October. Dame Judith Hackitt will be talking about the […]Read More

Hot Mixed Limes & Traditional Mortars: Down to earth advice on a hot topic in heritage

Hot Mixed Limes & Traditional Mortars: Down to earth advice on a hot topic in heritage

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Hot Mixed Limes & Traditional Mortars: Down to earth advice on a hot topic in heritage Friday 25th September 2020 Nigel Copsey is a hands-on conservator who was converted to the benefits of earth mortars and  Nigel Copsey spreading the message about hot mixed limes and earth mortars in […]Read More

How stone can reduce carbon in the built environment

How stone can reduce carbon in the built environment

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) How stone can reduce carbon in the built environment Friday 25th September 2020 by Peter A Cox, Managing Director, Carrig Conservation International Ltd and Emily Painter, B.S Civil Engineering, University of Vermont, USA. A perfectly good late 1970s building being demolished, losing an enormous amount of embodied carbon. […]Read More

HSE to crack down on dust with visits in October

HSE to crack down on dust with visits in October

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) HSE to crack down on dust with visits in October Friday 25th September 2020 Health & Safety Executive Inspectors across Great Britain will be targeting construction firms during a month-long inspection initiative starting on Monday 5 October 2020. HSE is clamping down on dust with inspections focusing on […]Read More

New generation of lettercutters on show at the Lettering Arts Trust gallery

New generation of lettercutters on show at the Lettering Arts Trust gallery

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) New generation of lettercutters on show at the Lettering Arts Trust gallery Friday 25th September 2020 A new exhibition of the work of a younger generation of artist lettercutters has opened at the Lettering Arts Trust at Snape Maltings, in Snape, Suffolk. This is called Earthrise. It is […]Read More

Annual machinery review: Think this is the new normal? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet

Annual machinery review: Think this is the new normal? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Annual machinery review: Think this is the new normal? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet Wednesday 23rd September 2020 People might be talking about the ‘new normal’ but with the end of furlough and Brexit still to come, the new normal has yet to kick in. It’s a Robolution! […]Read More

Three new colours in the Hi-Macs Granite collection

Three new colours in the Hi-Macs Granite collection

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Three new colours in the Hi-Macs Granite collection Wednesday 23rd September 2020 Solid surfaces company Hi-Macs has added three new colours (Cotton Field, Windy Hill and Highland) to the three existing colours (Santa Ana, Tambora and Gemini) in its Granite collection of the Vol Three new colours join […]Read More

Want to help set the CITB Levy? 25 September deadline to join new CITB Committee

Want to help set the CITB Levy? 25 September deadline to join new CITB Committee

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Want to help set the CITB Levy? 25 September deadline to join new CITB Committee Tuesday 22nd September 2020 CITB has set its levy for the coming year, but wants to look at the longer-term future of the levy and is looking to recruit employers and other experienced […]Read More

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