Mobile Menu
From the organisers of
 
Home » Latest News

Latest News

The latest news from the Stone Industry

Mark Priestman
6 July 2021 | Training
Mark Priestman is a Director of a training consultancy whose mantra is: Qualify the Workforce! Here he discusses how managers can contribute more if they are given a MOTOR as well as a RAFT.Director...
Frances Cambrook
5 July 2021 | Training
Both Historic England and the Cathedral’s Workshop Fellowship have received funding for their training in traditional building skills from the Hamish Ogston Foundation (HOF), established by...
Union Terrace Gardens, Aberdeen
3 July 2021 | Market Intelligence
The disappearance of granite steps during a £28million refurbishment of Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens has been referred to the police by the City Council.The steps were supposed to be...
Zambelis showroom
3 July 2021 | Equipment
Stone machinery, tools and consumables company D Zambelis has long since wanted a dedicated showroom-cum-training centre for the machines  and equipment it sells. Now it has one.“A vision...
stone floor
2 July 2021 | Market Intelligence
Interiors & Surface Materials is one of Stone Federation Great Britain’s sector focus groups. Here the Group answers some questions that should be asked about including movement joints in...
Eden Portland
1 July 2021 | Stone Heritage
With the Cop 26 global climate change summit taking place in Glasgow in November, Eden co-founder Sir Tim Smit says it’s now or never for Eden Portland, a £59million project to create a...
Michelle Turner
1 July 2021 | Training
Minister for Apprenticeships Gillian Keegan has finally signed off the funding for a stonemasonry Trailblazer apprenticeship, the final step in giving stone its own apprenticeship. The...
Student Charlie Revill
17 June 2021 | Training
The government is trying to raise the status of vocational training. Now, it says, it’s up to firms to play their part. Until the end of September the government is offering cash...
WFF logo
15 June 2021 | Legislation / Standards
Stone trade bodies the Worktop Fabricators Federation and Stone Federation Great Britain are among those working with Health & Safety Executive (HSE) scientists to see if it is possible to...
Simon Souter
15 June 2021 | Market Intelligence | 2 Comments
If clients are seeking proof a worktop company is competent, it’s probably best for the company if the industry has decided what ‘competence’ actually looks like. That’s...
Odlings Farndale
12 June 2021 | Natural Stone Memorials
Although memorial masons are receiving lots of enquiries and orders, Brexit and the pandemic have combined to hit supplies. It might have been known as the year of the Brexit transition had that...
Cole's Monument
12 June 2021 | Market Intelligence
Fermanagh & Omagh District Council in Ireland is receiving conservation architecture advice from Consarc and has appointed JPM as contractor on a £200,000 project to raise the profile of...
Cromer War Memorial
11 June 2021 | Natural Stone Memorials
During the centenary of World War I between 2014 and 2018 many memorials erected to those who lost their lives in the erroneously named ‘war to end all wars’ were renovated. One of those...
Manchester Town Hall roofs
Greenough & Sons Roofing Contractors Ltd has been appointed by lead contractor LendLease to deliver a £1.5million contract to re-roof part of Manchester Town Hall following a competitive...
waterjet
Plymouth-based worktop fabricator Mayflowerstone has set a target of doubling its turnover in the next two years thanks to a £600,000 investment in state-of-the-art equipment that includes a...

Pages