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The UK\'s largest granite building, the currently empty Grade A listed Marischal College in Aberdeen, is to get an £80million upgrade to turn it into the new headquarters of Aberdeen City Council....
Machinery, tools and consumables suppliers Bryan Waters Stone have re-branded as the Waters Group as Bryan Waters takes less of an active role in the business and his children, Nicola and Daniel,...
Somerset stone specialists Medusa have won the contract for the stonework on the interiors and courtyard of the Islamic Centre, Oxford, a magnificent stone structure built by Lincolnshire company...
 
Sussex masons CWO have opened a customer service centre in Goudhurst, Kent, in a push to expand their business in the South East.Spearheading the move is Vincent Tourle, who has been recruited as...
Welsh Slate

Penrhyn roofing slate from Welsh Slate, which has been bought by the Irish Lagan Group.

Alfred McAlpine have sold their Welsh Slate quarries at Penrhyn, Cwt-y-Bugail, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Pen-yr-Orsedd to Northern Irish-based businessman Kevin Lagan for £31million.Kevin Lagan...
For years, the story from Aberdeen, 'the granite city', has been of the decline of the industry that defines it. So when Pisani's Scottish operation of Fyfe Glenrock opened a new stone...
People from 87 companies visited Pisani's open days at their Matlock, Derbyshire, depot last month (September). The sun shone on the first day and although continuous rain on the second day kept...
Two well-known men within the stone industry, Graham Goldthorpe and Clive Ingledew, have set up a new company called Stone Connection (UK) Ltd near Leeds."We intend Stone Connection to become a...

That sign that greets you on the island of Portland in Dorset.

Three days before Christmas the 38 people employed at Easton Masonry (UK) Ltd on Portland, Dorset, lost their jobs as liquidators were called in. At the same time, Hanson concluded the sale of their...
Production of Hl2 English lime mortars is moving from Tout Quarry in Somerset to Singleton Birch's massive lime product facility at Ross Quarries in Barnetby, Lincolnshire.The move follows the...
The work of Croydon sculptor Simon Keeley has been on show for the past month as part of an exhibition of various arts in the Cafe in the Park in Kennington Park, London.The show was called Art 4 the...

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