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Construction output down

More houses are being built but construction output is down overall.

11 May 2018 | Market Intelligence

Construction output continued its recent decline in March, falling 4.9% compared with March last year to £12.5billion. New work declined by 5.2% and repair & maintenance by 4.2%.

Pre-cast concrete products manufacturing company CPM, with ranges including the Redi-Rock stone-effect products, has been fined £660,000 following the death of a 43-year-old employee who was...

An employee suffered serious internal injuries while working in an excavation at Ghyllgrove Junior & Infants School in Basildon, Essex, when the handbrake of a parked dumptruck failed and the...

Stonehealth

James Diamond with Brian Crowe, Eileen Crowe and others in the team pictured outside the Stonehealth headquarters near Darnley in Gloucestershire in 2016.

James Diamond succeeded Brian Crowe as the Managing Director of Torc and Doff stone cleaning products company Stonehealth at the end of last year and has now made a video talking about the company...

Fox Marble bathroom

Alexandrian White and Breccia Paradisea marbles from Fox Marble's quarries in the Balkans for an extension in Hertfordshire.

2 May 2018
City & Guilds of London Art School open house

City & Guilds of London Art School invites visitors to come and see stone carving in action and have a go themselves during its open house on 11 & 12 May.

2 May 2018

Asbestos fibres. Stone Federation warns they have been found in white marbles from Africa.

27 April 2018

It should be a fun day out with the dry stone wallers in Kirkby Lonsdale on 20 May.

26 April 2018

Tom Flemons (he's the one with the beard) with his family at the London Marathon after his successful run. He is still raising money for his chosen charity. If you're feeling generous, you can donate here.

23 April 2018

Paper made from limestone and resin - that's one way of recycling waste.

21 April 2018

Cambria's stand at KBB at the NEC, Birmingham, this year where the company exhibited with the support of its UK partner, Granite Granite. Cambria is seeking tariffs on cheap Chinese quartz imports to the USA.

19 April 2018

The Vanhinsbergh family in part of the stoneCIRCLE showroom at Basingstoke. They are (left to right) Jeff, Bernie, Valerie and Steve.

18 April 2018