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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...
The application of an ammonium carbonate poultice to remove the black carbon deposits while leavng the copperas wash intact.
3 November 2015 | Equipment
Sally Strachey Historic Conservation in Wells, Somerset, and Cliveden Conservation in Taplow, Berkshire, work on some highly prestigious projects. This summer Lewis Proudfoot, who heads the stone...
Diamond tooling continues to improve.
3 November 2015 | Equipment
When the new sintered surfaces were introduced it quickly became apparent they needed their own diamond tooling.   Diamond tools have revolutionised the processing of natural stone,...
David Coster (left), heading DryTreat in the UK, with Stephen Pike of The Marble & Granite Centre at the stone wholesalers’ premises in Rickmansworth.
14 October 2015 | Equipment
The Marble & Granite Centre’s partnership with DryTreat sealants is a result of both the evolution of the industry and of the sealants themselves. So what makes DryTreat the only answer for...
Sasso is one of the makes being sold by Pat Sharkey Engineering.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
Pat Sharkey EngineeringPat Sharkey Engineering has just added Sassomeccanica to the range of machines it sells in the UK. Italian company Sasso is best known in the UK and Ireland for its edge...
NSS gives its annual review of the machinery market ahead of the Marmomacc exhibition in Verona.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
With demand for stone increasing and there being every incentive to make capital investments now, it is not surprising stone machinery suppliers are enjoying one of their best ever years. NSS looks...
Emmedue machinery is one of the brands sold by Stone Equipment International.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
Stone Equipment InternationalThere is a new version of the three axes Emmedue Fusion that Andy Bell, who runs Stone Equipment International, Emmedue’s UK agent, attributes to his customer...
Cobalm machinery is being sold by Waters Group.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
Waters GroupFollowing the success of the Stone Show in London in April, when Waters Group took full advantage of the extra space it had available to it, the team is now looking forward to continuing...
Achilli is one of the makes from D Zambelis.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
Marco Cavalleri, the Managing Director of Omag, left the Natural Stone Show in London in April a happy man. He had put a big Blade 5 CNC machine on the stand of his UK agent, D Zambelis. The machine...
There will be live demonstrations of waterjet cutting on the Intermac stand in Verona.
17 September 2015 | Equipment
If you are contemplating investing in waterjet technology you might want to visit the Intermac stands at Marmomacc, where you will be able to see live demonstrations of the Primus waterjet cutting...