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15 November 2002
NAMM has decided to restrict membership of its General Council to six years in order to draw in new blood.At the annual meeting in September, Penny Keen of the Monumental Company, with branches in...
15 November 2002
Easipoint are making life easier for their customers with a new service offering on-site technical support and demonstrations of their range of specialist mortars. Peter Markland, pictured here, will...
15 November 2002
This is part of the development of new offices on BP\'s site at Sunbury-on-Thames, where Burlington\'s water jet-finished Broughton Moor natural stone has been specified by architects Broadway Malyan...
15 November 2002
A digital archive of 13,000 stones in 132 churchyards in Scotland has been established as a result of research carried out by Dr George Thomson of the Cumbrian Institute of the Arts. Now, results of...
15 November 2002
Building Site Management (Conservation) has become the latest occupation to join the Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS).Those with NVQ level four may apply for the platinum Manager Card...
15 November 2002
A new study published by the RICS Foundation shows that while professionals in the construction industry purport to agree with the aspirations of the Latham Report they are as adversarial as ever...
15 November 2002
Portsmouth University is currently working on a Ä1.74million (£1million) contract from the European Union (EU) to find ways of using bugs to clean stonework.The project has the title of...
15 November 2002
French company Pronal have developed a range of inflatable lifting bags to assist in the extraction of blocks from 200kg to 800 tonnes.Deflated, the bags are less than 7mm thick so they can be...
15 November 2002
You can now subscribe to Natural Stone Specialist using the magazine\'s website. The subscription site has been made secure for sending credit card details over the internet. The website still...
15 November 2002
Construction Minister Brian Wilson has told local authorities to stop judging construction project tenders on cost and to start looking for best value.His comments, in Municipal Journal in February,...
15 November 2002
The Housing Grants, Construction...
15 November 2002
Among the latest ranges of floor tiles from The Stone...
15 October 2002
A new company has been set up to saw and sell Shaftsbury Greenstone, the sandstone that can be seen in the ancient buildings of Shaftsbury, including the Saxon abbey started in 880 and now available...
15 October 2002
A wide cross section of stone and machinery companies is once again strongly supporting the Natural Stone Show, the sixth edition of which is booked in at ExCeL, London\'s premier exhibition centre,...
15 October 2002
The last two incidents resulting from the use of French Anstrude Roche Claire instead of Portland limestone to build a new south Portico at the British Museum in London have fizzled out.The fact that...

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