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Output growth
11 May 2017 | Market Intelligence
Construction output grew for the 12th consecutive month in March (up 2.4%) compared with the same month a year earlier, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics released...
21 April 2017 | Market Intelligence
by Simon Hewitt p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri} Granite, Marble & Limestone (GML) was one of just two companies honoured in the Interiors category of Stone...
British stones
20 April 2017 | Market Intelligence
When you are choosing stone for a project you should see a sample of it before you make your decision. Ideally, you should visit the quarry it comes from to get a real impression of it. But even in...
 
Memorials
7 April 2017 | Market Intelligence
Thanks to the Irish followers of this website for sending us a link to a story posted on the website of the Irish Times today (7 April) with Reuters credited as the source. The newspaper reports that...
Geoluxe
4 April 2017 | Market Intelligence
Engineered quartz has been good to the stone processing market. It has undoubtedly given the sector a larger share of the kitchen worktop market than it could have achieved with natural granite alone...
Pyramid
30 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
A man who wants to build a 50m tall pyramid in Malaysia as a symbol of peace and ecology plans to start with a more modest version in YorkshireSteve Ward, a fencing contractor in Leeds, wants to...
£100,000 reward
20 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
Cartel whistle-blowers are being told they can get rewards of £100,000 for exposing price fixing by the companies they work for.The announcement came today (20 March) as the government's...
Mark Priestman
17 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
“IT’S JUST ANOTHER TAX!”That is a statement I hear regularly, usually made about the need for operatives to carry a CSCS card.I sympathise with the array of standards and...
Alan Gayle
16 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
At last! I have revolutionary news for you. I’ve finally found what I’ve been looking for!My consultancy, Keystone Construction Marketing, manages the social media accounts for some of...
15 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
Surface Design report. First, a thank you to Matt and Stone Federation GB for their support and the free drinks every evening. Having that to look forward to certainly made the long day (closing at...
15 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
Stone sample panels – what should you be looking for?Selecting the correct stone for a project is arguably the most important part of a project, and certainly an important part of avoiding...
SS website graph
2 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
It was just a year ago that this website was relaunched as a responsive upgrade of the old naturalstonespecialist.com website. In that year, visits to the website have considerably more than doubled...
David Brown
1 March 2017 | Market Intelligence
Speaking at the ‘Offsite Outlooks’ conference at BRE's headquaretsr in Watford on 15 February, David Brown, the joint CEO of Pulse Modular Homes, said housebuilders have to modernise...
Construction output
10 February 2017 | Market Intelligence
Construction output in December rose by 1.8% compared with November, largely due to an increase in new work. Private commercial work was one of the main drivers behind the month-on-month growth,...
10 February 2017 | Market Intelligence
Since architects and planners started to realise the spaces between buildings could be as significant as the buildings themselves, stone has played an increasingly important role in the design of...

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