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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

Construction continues to improve, says Barbour

Construction continues to improve, says Barbour

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Construction continues to improve, says Barbour Monday 21st September 2020 Following the amazing month-on-month increase in construction orders in July as the industry got back to work after Lockdown, August fell back to more normal levels of activity, says Barbour.  After July’s massive increase, construction orders fell back […]Read More

Marshalls half-year sales down 25% but recovering quickly

Marshalls half-year sales down 25% but recovering quickly

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Marshalls half-year sales down 25% but recovering quickly Tuesday 15th September 2020 Hard landscaping leaders Marshalls published half-year results today (15 September) showing a 25% fall in reveue to the end of June compared with the first half of 2019.  Marshalls sales were back up to last year’s […]Read More

D-Day memorial: 22,442 names carved in stone

D-Day memorial: 22,442 names carved in stone

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) D-Day memorial: 22,442 names carved in stone Monday 14th September 2020 Architect Liam O’Connor and stonemasons  160 post-tensioned Massengis limestone columns carry the names of 22,442 people who died in the D-Day landings and subsequent battle of Normandy.Read More

21 September deadline for mines and quarries to complete primary production survey

21 September deadline for mines and quarries to complete primary production survey

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) 21 September deadline for mines and quarries to complete primary production survey Sunday 13th September 2020 The British Geological Survey says response to its request for information for its four-yearly survey about stone being extracted has been small and it asks quarry operators to complete its questio Those […]Read More

Marshalls partners Tarmac on new bedding and jointing

Marshalls partners Tarmac on new bedding and jointing

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Marshalls partners Tarmac on new bedding and jointing Saturday 12th September 2020 Plus two new British sandstones and new finishes on Indian sandstones Dave Stanger, Marshalls’ Trading Director for Natural Stone: “We’re very pleased with the response to the new products so far and look forward to getting […]Read More

WFF meets in the Midlands

WFF meets in the Midlands

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) WFF meets in the Midlands Friday 11th September 2020 The Worktop Fabricators Federation signed up new members at its first post-Covid meeting, held at stone wholesaler Beltrami’s premises in Birmingham.Read More

Get involved with SPAB as conference goes online only

Get involved with SPAB as conference goes online only

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Get involved with SPAB as conference goes online only Friday 11th September 2020 SPAB’s Sustainability of Traditional Buildings conference takes place online only this year on 6, 8 and 13 October.  SPAB’s Sustainability of Traditional Buildings conference takes place online only this year.Read More

Video marks conclusion of Building Centre’s New Stone Age exhibition

Video marks conclusion of Building Centre’s New Stone Age exhibition

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Video marks conclusion of Building Centre’s New Stone Age exhibition Friday 11th September 2020 With the New Stone Age exhibition at the Building Centre in London coming to an end on 28 August, the Building Centre has posted a vi Part of the New Stone Age exhibition at […]Read More

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