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Wall to wall in 2020

Wall to wall in 2020

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Wall to wall in 2020 Saturday 16th November 2019 The Dry Stone Walling Association has once again published a calendar for the coming year featuring dry stone walls from around the country. The calendars are £6.50 each. The Dry Stone Walling Association calendar for 2020 can be bought […] Read More

Walls on wall calendar for 2020

Walls on wall calendar for 2020

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Walls on wall calendar for 2020 Saturday 16th November 2019 The Dry Stone Walling Association has once again published a calendar for the coming year featuring dry stone walls from around the country. The calendars are £6.50 each. The Dry Stone Walling Association calendar for 2020 can be […] Read More

Risk of silica dust in worktop fabrication is highlighted in American report as UK construction sites get HSE dust clampdown

Risk of silica dust in worktop fabrication is highlighted in American report as UK construction sites get HSE dust clampdown

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Risk of silica dust in worktop fabrication is highlighted in American report as UK construction sites get HSE dust clampdown Saturday 16th November 2019 Throughout October the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) once again targeted construction sites with an inspection initiative focussing in particular on measures in place […] Read More

HSE to visit quarries in new year

HSE to visit quarries in new year

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) HSE to visit quarries in new year Thursday 14th November 2019 The Health & Safety Executive (HSE) is planning to visit dimensional stone quarries in the new year to check the guarding on bridge saws to ensure its guidance is being followed. Is it safe? HSE will visit […] Read More

£600,000 fine for HAVS offences

£600,000 fine for HAVS offences

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) £600,000 fine for HAVS offences Thursday 14th November 2019 Another company where employees were not protected from vibration that led to Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) has been prosecuted by HSE. £600,000 fine for HAVS offences. Read More

CR Laurence appoints European Marketing Manager

CR Laurence appoints European Marketing Manager

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) CR Laurence appoints European Marketing Manager Friday 8th November 2019 The UK arm of American company CR Laurence, which includes CRL Stone, has appointed Annette Godfrey as European Marketing Manager. Annette Godfrey with slabs of Ceralsio and CRL Quartz in her new role as European Marketing Manager for […] Read More

D Zambelis offers products to help fabricators work porcelains

D Zambelis offers products to help fabricators work porcelains

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) D Zambelis offers products to help fabricators work porcelains Thursday 7th November 2019 Dimitri Zambelis, who gives his name to the machinery, tools and consumables supplier D Zambelis in Essex, used to work in the marble industry. Saw blades from Zambelis are now colour coded so it is […] Read More

Big Issue vendor joins grotesques on York Minster

Big Issue vendor joins grotesques on York Minster

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Big Issue vendor joins grotesques on York Minster Friday 1st November 2019 The Big Issue magazine and a depiction of one of the homeless people it helps support is making its way on to York Minster. David Willett’s Big Issue vendor in magnesian limestone will be making its […] Read More

CHAS adopts the Common Assessment Standard for prequalification

CHAS adopts the Common Assessment Standard for prequalification

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) CHAS adopts the Common Assessment Standard for prequalification Friday 1st November 2019 A prequalification scheme for the construction industry, the Common Assessment Standard, introduced in May has had a positive response from the industry.  The construction industry is getting behind a new scheme designed to simplify and strengthen the construction prequalification process. Read More

Half of construction companies say awkward customers are a workplace risk – HSE annual report

Half of construction companies say awkward customers are a workplace risk – HSE annual report

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Half of construction companies say awkward customers are a workplace risk – HSE annual report Thursday 31st October 2019 Half of all construction companies surveyed have identified difficult customers as a psychological workplace risk they face. 30 people died in the construction industry in 2018-19, half of them […] Read More

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