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15 November 2001
Work-related deaths increased 34% to 295 last year, 106 of them in the construction industry. The number of major injuries, however, fell by 4.7% to 27,935.Most of the fatalities were caused by falls...
15 November 2001
The list of exhibitors for the Natural Stone Show and NAMM Tradex 5-7 March next year in the new ExCeL exhibition centre in London\'s Docklands, reads like a who\'s who of the stone industry.More...
15 November 2001
The restoration of Wellington Arch in Hyde Park Corner was discussed during this year\'s Donovan Purcell Memorial Lecture from two perspectives - that of the client (English Heritage) and the stone...
 
15 November 2001
The Government believes there is a need to overhaul all aspects of burial law, including memorial safety and enforcement and the re-use of graves. It intends to publish a consultation document on the...
15 November 2001
One of the organisations invited on to the cemetery advisory group is the Association of Burial Authorities (ABA), which this month (November) held a reception in the new Parliamentary offices of...
15 November 2001
Another of Stowe Landscape Gardens\' stone works of art has been restored by stone and restoration specialists Linford-Bridgeman of Lichfield. This time it is the Grade I listed Lord Cobham\'s Pillar...
15 November 2001
All three masonry medal winners in this year\'s national Skillbuild final, held Galgorm, Northern Ireland, in October, were students of City of Bath College.Gold medal winner was Stephen Woolley, who...
15 October 2001
Scotland has formed a Natural Stone Institute. It was inaugurated at Stirling Castle on 19 September, fulfilling one of the major objectives of the Scottish Stone Liaison Group (SSLG).The SSLG was...
15 October 2001
British mason Michael Goulding, who works for Oldham masons S...
15 October 2001
Kings School in Rochester, Kent, has a new classroom and changing rooms roofed with Spanish Del Carmen slates from SSQ in Park Royal, London. The original specification was for man-made slates but...
15 October 2001
Around 4,000 companies went bust in the second quarter of this year, most of them small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs). Yet a survey has revealed that 82% of such companies do not believe they...
15 October 2001
Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS), commonly experienced as vibration white finger (VWF) is presenting the stone industry with a very serious problem, said John Western, director of Oldham masons S...
15 October 2001
Marshalls, based in Halifax, have added hard limestones and Italian porphyry to their range of natural stone paving products.Marshalls are already the UK\'s biggest suppliers of Yorkstone paving and...
15 October 2001
Orders in the construction industry fell 6% in the three months to July compared with the previous three months and 11% compared with the same period last year, showing a distinct slowdown ahead of...
15 October 2001
Signs marking out the national cycle route and pedestrian routes through Belfast have been incorporated into the granite paving, thanks to Pomery Natural stone of Slough, Berkshire.The cycle and...

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