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The Stone Federation will be presenting a new Sustainability Award at the Natural Stone Show.
23 March 2011 | Events
In recognition of the growing importance of ecological and ethical issues surrounding the use of all building materials, Stone Federation Great Britain will present for the first time a new Stone...
The Conservation Area at the Natural Stone Show.
23 March 2011 | Events
As well as having an important role in new build, hard landscaping and interior design, stone also plays an important role in the £3.5billion conservation sector that has a thriving community...
23 March 2011 | Events
Hanson Bath & Portland are hosting a Health & Safety Executive SHAD (Safety & Health Awareness Day) at their works in Avon Mill Lane, Keynsham, on 24 March.Masons in the area are invited...
Richard Perry at work in Armagh Marble's workshops in Northern Ireland. You can go and watch him create his new sculpture.
8 March 2011 | Events
There was an opportunity for the public to visit the works of Armagh Marble on 19 February to see how Richard Perry, the award-winning artist, is carving the Armargh Marble into the sculpture he has...
James Elsey receiving his Apprentice of the Year Award from TV builder Tommy Walsh and Stone Federation President David Ellis (left).
8 March 2011 | Events
National Apprenticeship Week (7-11 February 2011) is now in full swing. Its aim is to reverse the trend of the past 20 years that has left just 8% of employers offering apprenticeships. Among those...
Bath stone in Southgate, Bath. Just one of the many British stones that will be shown at the Natural Stone Show in London next year.
20 January 2011 | Events
While the stone industry is always going to be international and that is reflected at the UK’s Natural Stone Show, there is more stone from the British Isles being exhibited at next year’...
To register for your visit to the Natural Stone Show go to the website www.stoneshow.co.uk
20 January 2011 | Events
Stone Federation Great Britain, whose ‘village’ of members is at the heart of the Natural Stone Show being staged at ExCeL London 15-17 March, will be announcing the winner of their first...
David Ellis (right) takes over as President of Stone Federation from Alex Stables.
20 January 2011 | Events
This year the Federation AGM and conference was held at the Danubius Hotel Regents Park to be close to Lord’s Cricket Ground, the home of MCC (Middlesex Cricket Club), where the Stone Awards...
13 December 2010 | Events
An auction by tender of the stock held by machinery, tools and consumables suppliers AJ Lopez & Co Ltd, liquidated following the death of Managing Director Cesare Lopez in August, was held on 12...
The Nag Arnoldi statue of a horse at the front of the VeronaFiere showground.

The Nag Arnoldi statue of a horse at the front of the VeronaFiere showground.

16 November 2010 | Events
For photos from the Marmomacc exhibition that ended on Saturday, 2 October, click here.A report from the exhibition is in the latest issue of Natural Stone Specialist – click here to go to it...
16 November 2010 | Events
The National Federation of Builders opened the doors to debate about the role of construction in rebuilding the economy, at its first fringe event at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham...
Compac's stand at 100% Design.
16 November 2010 | Events
Compac introduced two new quartz worksurface colours – Botticino and Pierre Bleue – to the UK market at the 100% Design exhibition in Earls Court London last month (September). The...
Imaginative stone finishing and lighting combine to produce impressive effects.

Imaginative stone finishing and lighting combine to produce impressive effects.

16 November 2010 | Events
There were indications of confidence returning to the international stone industry at the Italian Marmomacc exhibition in Verona this month with exhibitors reporting more visitors and a greater...
During the Congrees this dry stone seat was built by Andrew Loudon and some of those attending the Congress.
18 October 2010 | Events
Dry stone walling experts from 14 countries descended on Ambleside in September for the 12th International Dry Stone Walling Congress.Over three days, 130 delegates heard about the importance of dry...
View of the previous Natural Stone Show.
18 October 2010 | Events
The Natural Stone Show next March is set for a boost from the 2012 Olympics, as the ExCeL London venue for the Show is just 11/2miles from the 500-acre Olympic Park.London’s selection as the...

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