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Colour coded

Saw blades from Zambelis are now colour coded so it is easier to identify the one you need for the material you are using.

7 November 2019 | Equipment
Dimitri Zambelis, who gives his name to the machinery, tools and consumables supplier D Zambelis in Essex, used to work in the marble industry. That gives him an advantage when it comes to selecting...

A new website for trade in used machinery.

15 October 2019 | Equipment
Stone Equipment International (National Masonry), which has created a significant business for itself in refurbished machinery sales as well as selling new Marmo Meccanica edge polishers and Emmedue...

The cut is essentially achieved thanks to the exposed diamonds on the edge of the blade slicing through the stone.

8 October 2019 | Equipment
by Stonegate Precision Tooling  It's important to pick the right blade for the material you are cutting to ensure your blade can match the strength of the stone. Choosing the wrong blade can...
New premises

The new headquarters of D Zambelis with the Zambelis family and staff in front.

1 October 2019 | Equipment
Leading machinery, tools and consumables supplier D Zambelis has moved into new, larger premises in South Woodham Ferrers, Essex, to give itself more room to continue its growth.  And it looks...
Andy Bell

Andy Bell: "We feel that we have put solutions in place to keep our business stable in the Brexit transition period."

24 September 2019 | Equipment
From the new premises of Stone Equipment International / National Masonry in St Helen Auckland, Co Durham, proprietor Andy Bell reflects on the UK stone market and how his company is helping stone...
Rob Maxfield

Rob Maxfield of Rock Mallet Chisel in Somerset is featured in workwear company Dickies' new promotion featuring tradespeople who wear the company's clothes.

17 September 2019 | Equipment
Workwear brand Dickies has launched a campaign celebrating the skills of tradespeople who inspire others with their dedication and ingenuity. Among those featured is Rob Maxfield, stonemason and...

The T952 workcentre being introduced at Marmo+Mac in Verona this month. Thibaut's UK agent, On Point Engineering, will be on the Thibaut stand.

6 September 2019 | Equipment
At the end of this month (25-28 September) Marmo+Mac, Euorpe's main international stone exhibition, will be back in Verona, Italy. Britain's machinery suppliers will be there supporting the...
Stone Industry Group

Simon Bradbury has split from LPE Group and has re-branded as Stone Industry Group. Share swaps between him and fellow Director Carl Sharkey leave the two men in charge of separate parts of the businesses.

6 September 2019 | Equipment
There are major changes at LPE Group (which took its name originally from the American Laser Products templaters it sells in Europe) with the Directors, Carl Sharkey and Simon Bradbury, splitting the...
50% off

For this week only - 50% off this slab lifting clamp when you buy a fork lift boom.

2 September 2019 | Equipment
Tools and equipment company Stonegate has introduced a new materials handling and lifting range and for this week only - today (2 September) until Friday (6 September) - you can pick up some...

The Vetro Tooling stand at the Natural Stone Show in London this year. Vetro is now selling Denver CNC stone machinery across the island of Ireland.

19 August 2019 | Equipment
Tool company Vetro Tooling has moved into the supply of CNC machinery. Following the Natural Stone Show in London earlier this year, at which Vetro exhibited, Denver's stone machinery is now...
New premises

Andy Bell outside his company’s new headquarters in St Helen Auckland, County Durham.

11 June 2019 | Equipment
Having moved into new premises and taken on more staff,  Andy Bell of Stone Equipment International is ready to meet the changing needs of all sectors of the stone processing industry.New...

Stonetools says its latest range of diamond tools from Marmoelletromeccanica is two-and-a-half times faster.

11 June 2019 | Equipment
Stonetools in Tunbridge Wells, Kent, is selling a range of Marmoelettromeccanica CNC edge profiling tooling for stone fabricators that the makers say can increase productivity by at least two-and-a-...

The latest updates from Alphacam are on their way.

11 June 2019 | Equipment
There is a new version of the Alphacam CNC stone machinery management software. It is called Alphacam 2020.0 and the company that supplies it says it includes even more best-in-class technology...
Doro tape

Find the Doro tape you want for your work on the Doro stand at NAMM Tradex.

3 June 2019 | Equipment
Visit the Doro Tape stand at NAMM Tradex 20-21 June at Warwickshire Events Centre to find the best Aslan sandblast stencil masking film for your work.Doro Tape, which regularly supports the NAMM...
On Point with Thibaut

French machinery manufacturer Thibaut showed a range of its CNC machines on the On Point Engineering stand at the Natural Stone Show in London. Pictured here in front of a TC 600 are (left to right) Service Engineer Julian Millet, Thibaut Area Slaes Manager Laurent Champion, On Point MD Bruno Machado and Thibaut MD Jacques Thibaut.


20 May 2019 | Equipment
The Natural Stone Show in London takes place every other year, so this year's exhibition at ExCeL from 30 April to 2 May was the first opportunity On Point Engineering had had to exhibit...