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Szerelmey on Ethical Stone Register

Specialist contractor Szerelmey has achieved 'Verification' status on the Ethical Stone Register, giving clients confidence that Szerelmey is championing the fight against modern slavery.

Specialist stone contractor Szerelmey Ltd has become the first specialist contractor to achieve ‘Verification’ level on Stone Federation Great Britain’s Ethical Stone Register (ESR...
Lettering in stone

With the CNC saws, waterjet cutters, laser etchers and gritblasting equipment IP Surfaces has invested in, almost any kind of inlay or etching is not only possible but also a lot more affordable than it would once have been.

Mathew Haslam studied geology to gain his BSc from Hull University in 1981. “I was into the beauty of this rock and what it could create,” he says. “I came back to stone and...
Bradstone Old Town Eco paving

Bradstone Old Town Eco paving. All Bradstone's concrete are now being made of reduced carbon concrete.

Building materials supplier Aggregate Industries has launched the first products in a range it calls Eco, which it says uses more sustainable materials and processes to cut the carbon content of its...
White Light

A celebration of nature with Caesarstone's Whitelight quartz collection.

Caesarstone has expanded its offering with the introduction of the Whitelight Collection, which it describes as a celebration of nature.It features still popular lighter tones that meet a consumer...
Dekton factory

Cosentino's factory in Spain where Dekton is made.

Cosentino, the Spanish multinational that makes Dekton sintered stone and Silestone quartz at a site covering more than a million square metres in Almería, Spain, is asserting that Dekton is carbon...
Natural Stone Surfaces Directors

Pictured (left to right) are Natural Stone Surfaces Directors Pasquale Melchionno, Chris Hill, Dave Roy and Mathew Milner, with General Manager Lorna Hudson on the right.

In the March issue of NSS we reported that Natural Stone Surfaces had bought a second Robo Sawjet. The company in Derbyshire invited us to pay it a visit to see its BACA robots in action. Eric...
Polycor Massangis quarry

Polycor is committed to carbon neutrality by 2030.

In recognition of ‘Earth Day’ on 22 April, stone company Polycor, which has quarries in France as well as north America, announced plans to be carbon neutral by the end of 2025.While...
Cosentino Sensa

Silver Grey and Siberia, two of the new Sensa natural stones from Cosentino.

Cosentino, best known for its Silestone quartz and Dekton sintered stone ranges, has added five new monochromes to its Sensa natural stone range.The five new quartzites and granites come from Brazil...
Gary Vaughton and Geoff Moulton

Gary Vaughton (left) and Geoff Moulton join Talasey's senior management team.

Talasey Group, one of the UK’s leading independent suppliers of ethically sourced landscaping products, announces two appointments to the senior management team to underpin the company’s...
Roof of the Year in Collyweston roofing slate from Claude N Smith Ltd

Roof of the Year in Collyweston roofing slate from Claude N Smith Ltd.

Collyweston slate miners Claude N Smith Ltd have won the overall Roof of the Year Award from the National Federation of Roofing Contractors for the restoration of the 130-year-old roof at Bodley...
Messina from CRL Quartz

The latest white marble look from CRL Quartz. It is called Messina and makes an ideal complement to industrial chic.

Messina. That's the name of the latest white marble-look from CRL Quartz. Its soft white base reflects light to brighten any setting.It is ideal as a counterbalance to exposed brickwork,...
Russell Stone Merchants' new Volvo

Russell Stone Merchants' first ever Volvo truck – a new crane-equipped 4x2 Volvo FL rigid.

Russell Stone Merchants in Bradford, West Yorkshire, has taken delivery of its first ever Volvo truck, a new 18-tonne crane-equipped 4x2 Volvo FL rigid.Paul Jackson, Technical Director at Russell,...
Scan of Doddington Hall

This is part of the survey of Doddington Hall digitally scanned by AH Scanning.

Scan this QR code and press ‘search’ to see a 3D model of Doddington Hall created by AH Scanning. It is low resolution to speed up the download. Architectural & Heritage Scanning...
Japandi

After 'Scandi' comes 'Japandi' as the next kitchen look, says Neolith.

From integrated islands and statement splashbacks to a fusion of cultures and green material choices, these are some of what 2021 has in store for the contemporary kitchen, according to sintered...
Stone Italiana Cosmo

Stone Italiana has launched a new product called Cosmolite made from inert pre-consumer recycled minerals. Picture here is Cosmo, one of 10 colourways in three ranges in Cosmolite.

Quartz company Stone Italiana has launched a new range called Cosmolite made from inert pre-consumer recycled minerals. Stone Italiana products are available in the UK from Italian Luxury Surfaces....

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