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The UK's first Sasso K900.

21 April 2016 | Equipment
The first Sasso K900 five axes saw, including a lathe, to be bought in the UK was installed and commissioned in March at Ian Lowes Stonemasonry near Carlisle in Cumbria.The saw was one of the first...
Prussiani Platino

The new Platino from Prussiani.

21 April 2016 | Equipment
A new four axes CNC workcentre is introduced to the stone industry by the Italian company Prussiani Engineering, which has already earned itself a reputation for quality, precision and ruggedness...
The Fuelcard People

A fuel card to remind you of significant dates at the checkout.

1 April 2016 | Equipment
Our thanks to our old friend Colin Appleby of Creative Marketing Direct in Guildford Surrey for this:Foolproof, the latest fuel card trialled by The Fuelcard People, gives drivers a great way to...

The new Flex screwdriver.

21 March 2016 | Equipment
Flex supplies a full range of power tools ideal for masonry work. Now Flex Elektrowerkzeuge GmbH, to give it its full name, has launched two latest generation robust yet light cordless impact drivers...
Denver Skema Plus

The new Skema Plus from Denver, sold in the UK by Accurite.

21 March 2016 | Equipment
Skema Plus is a new four-axes CNC monoblock bridge saw from Denver, available in the UK from agents Accurite, that offers a new entry to CNC sawing.The Skema Plus has a new software system allowing...
16 February 2016 | Equipment
In the new edition of the Natural Stone Directory, D Zambelis, in Latchingdon, Essex, is said to supply Gisbert stoneworking machinery, which it no longer does. It continues to support customers it...

Andrew McCallion, who has been appointed Operations Director of Breton UK.

16 February 2016 | Equipment
There have been reorganisations at machinery and tools supplier LPE Group that sees Andrew McCallion appointed as Operations Director for Breton UK, one of the companies in the Group and the Italian...
16 February 2016 | Equipment
Fila has introduced a new trouble-shooting treatment to its surface care range to tackle the tricky problem of removing rust stains.It is Filano Rust, which removes new and even long-established...
T&D Robot

This was one of the first robot stone processors to come into the UK. It is at J Rotherham in Yorkshire, which has just ordered a third robot from T&D.

16 February 2016 | Equipment
Roccia Machinery, the UK machinery supply company that represents Italians GMM and Brembana (among others) has started the new year by taking on the agency in the UK and Ireland for T&D Robotics...
The Skema Plus – coming to the UK in March

The Skema Plus – coming to the UK in March.

15 February 2016 | Equipment
SKEMA PLUS – THE NEW FOUR-AXES CNC MONOBLOCK BRIDGE SAW SKEMA PLUS is a new four-axes CNC monoblock bridge-saw from Denver, with a new software system allowing for the downloading of files not...

Micete, produced on a T&D robot equipped with a wire saw. T&D robots are now being sold in the UK and Ireland by Roccia Machinery.

12 February 2016 | Equipment
In May last year (2015), T&D Robotics was invited to take part in the Italian Stone Theatre, a project overseen by top Italian designer Raffaello Galiotto. The T&D contribution was to...
Granfix becomes part of Instarmac.
10 December 2015 | Equipment
Instarmac, the manufacturer of materials for the tiling and commercial flooring sectors, has bought the Granfix brand. Granfix will be positioned alongside Instarmac's Ultra Tile brand.Granfix...
The new BM at M&M Stone in Yorkshire.
3 November 2015 | Equipment
New Stone Age has sold a lot of machines this year, with several still to be installed yet. Among the companies it represents is the Italian BM, which makes some heavyweight saws. Lately, New Stone...
The new Atlas Copco Rock Buggy goes to work producing Ancaster limestone at Glebe Quarry.
3 November 2015 | Equipment
Glebe Stone Sales, which quarries Ancaster limestone from Glebe Quarry near Grantham, Lincolnshire, has become the first customer of Atlas Copco's new Dimensional Stone Industry (DSI) product...
3 November 2015 | Equipment
British stone machinery supplier New Stone Age has sold two walling stone dressing machines to a quarry operator in Australia.The machines are made in Italy by Bombieri & Venturi but were...