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Albion
20 July 2017 | Company News
The British Museum's new World Conservation & Exhibitions Centre, with its 1,600m² of Portland Bowers Roach limestone from Albion Stone for the stone and glass façade, is one...
Archie
19 July 2017 | Market Intelligence
Archie Stoke Faiers has been presented with a new set of tools to take with him to Abu Dhabi in October when he represents British stonemasonry in the WorldSkills finals.The tools were specially made...
Caesarstone
18 July 2017 | Company News
 Caesarstone UK hosts first open day at its new UK headquartersAmir Reske, Managing Director of Caesarstone UK, has held an open day at the company's new UK headquarters inside the M25 at...
 
Lapitec videos
18 July 2017 | Company News
The Marble & Granite Centre, the exclusive distributor of Lapitec sintered stone in the UK, has made a few improvements to the Lapitec.co.uk website. In particular, it introduces its latest...
Dippy
13 July 2017 | Market Intelligence
The famous diplodocus dinosaur fossil in Hintze Hall at the Natural History Museum in London has been replaced by the skeleton of a Blue Whale (which is bigger than the dinosaur was).'Dippy...
Construction output May 2017
7 July 2017 | Market Intelligence
Construction output fell by 0.3% in May compared with the same month last year, the first month-on-year decrease in output since May 2013, says the Office for National Statistics.Output was also down...
Bonded labour
In April last year the Modern Slavery Act came into force in the UK. It requires businesses with a turnover of more than £30million a year to include a report on what they are doing to tackle...
The Engine Shed
3 July 2017 | Training
Historic Environment Scotland has unveiled The Engine Shed, an £11million national building conservation centre.The new centre links with Historic Environment Scotland’s masonry training...
1 July 2017 | Company News
Anyone old enough to have been watching TV in the 1980s might remember a commercial from Persil washing powder promising to make your white laundry ‘whiter than white’. It’s...
BRE-Solent
30 June 2017 | Training
BRE Acadamy, the education arm of BRE. the organisation based in Garston, Hertfordshire, famous for its research and knowledge generation into building systems, products, safety standards and...
Chris Gilbert
30 June 2017 | Company News
Fox Marble, the stone company listed on the London Stock Exchange that produces stone from Kosovo and the Balkans, has announced a reduction in the value of its order book for 2017. It says the...
Orton Trust
28 June 2017 | Training
The stone industry is pushing on with the creation of a Trailblazer apprenticeship for stonemasonry. The latest meeting of the Natural Stone Industry Training Group (NSITG), which is developing the...
Matt Rowe
28 June 2017 | Training
The Heritage Skills Festival at Lincoln Cathdral on 23 and 24 June grew out of the European Stone Festival that was held in the cathedral grounds there in 2012. That had been an exciting, inspiring...
City & Guilds of London Art School Degree Show
23 June 2017 | Events
The City & Guilds of London Art School Degree Show is nearly here, with work by the school's talented Fine Art, Historic Carving and Conservation students. Tipped by The Guardian as one...
Michael Gorman
22 June 2017 | Company News
Michael Gorman has returned to Johnsons Wellfield Quarries after a year working with a masonry installation contractor on a substantial residential project. 

Michael has an extensive career in...

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