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Steve Walley with children in Budhpura
The No Child Left Behind campaign is aiming to get children out of quarries and into school. Landscaping product company London Stone has thrown its weight behind the campaign and Director Steve...
Marshalls: End Modern Slavery
Elaine Mitchel-Hill (pictured above) describes herself as “a bit of a human rights geek”. She is the Business & Human Rights Director of Marshalls, a role that influences every aspect...
Marshalls commits to Net Zero by 2030
15 October 2021 | Environment
15 October was Climate Action Day. It was the day hard landscaping leader Marshalls, which famously operates quarries across the UK and sells both indigenous and imported natural stone paving...
London Stone in Eastleigh, Hampshire
Nationwide hard landscaping materials supplier London Stone has announced it is opening a 450m2 showroom in Eastleigh, Hampshire, two minutes from J13 of the M3. The plan is to open it early in...
Richard Jordan
15 October 2021 | Training
West Dean College of Arts & Conservation has launched a new 12-month programme of building conservation Master Classes with, for the first time, a Conservation & Repair of Tile Roofing course...
Stone Digital
14 October 2021 | Events
If you would like to contribute to the debate about the future of the stone industry, submit your proposal for a paper now to [email protected]'Stone Digital – Shaping a Sustainable...
Lovell Stone Directors
Lovell Stone Group has a new Basebed seam of Bath Stone from its Hartham Park underground quarry in Corsham, just outside Bath in Wiltshire. It is identified as Hartham Park Bath Stone T2 Basebed....
BCC training opportunity
14 October 2021 | Training
The Building Crafts College, one of the top colleges in the country for learning stonemasonry and joinery, is offering at least 12 people looking for a career in the crafts to spend a fully-funded...
SDC Bootcamp
14 October 2021 | Training
A new level 4 Skills Bootcamp, part of the Government’s Lifetime Skills Guarantee & Plan for Jobs programme, is being launched at South Devon College next month (November). Following...
Bidwells Quarry extension open
Stamford Stone is extracting block stone from its Clipsham Bidwells Quarry in Lincolnshire, formerly known as Davenport Handley Quarry or Bullimores Quarry. Stamford Stone Director Dan Wilson...
Quartz Renew kit
12 October 2021 | Equipment
Machinery, tools and consumables supplier Waters Group has spent a lot of time in the past year looking for the best surface repair kits. Now it has products to repair both quartz and ceramic/...
Theo & Mike
10 October 2021 | Market Intelligence
David Coster, the plain speaking Director of Advanced Stone & Masonry Supplies, which sells Stain Proof and Tenax sealers and glues, talks to Theo Constanti of The Marble Group in Hatfield,...
Ernest Joyce memorial
8 October 2021 | Natural Stone Memorials
Ernest Joyce, who served on the Antarctic expeditions of both Scott and Shackleton, now has a blue plaque on a purpose-made plinth in his home town of Felpham in West Sussex, thanks to Felpham Parish...
Your Business Journey to Net Zero
8 October 2021 | Market Intelligence
Some in construction, including some in the stone industry, think the UK achieving Net Zero carbon emissions has nothing to do with them. They are wrong. It will involve every business in the country...
face-to-face tuition returns to cathedrals
8 October 2021 | Training
The Cathedrals’ Workshop Fellowship (CWF) has resumed face-to-face training at cathedrals after 19 challenging months of online teaching. The delayed ‘Covid Cohort’ of...

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