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MARMOMACC’16 review
LSI Stone @ Marmomacc'16

Before the start of the 51st Marmomacc, the anxiety could be felt in the air. The present and future of the international stone industry was about to be discussed, analyzed and decided.

 

While the increase of the exhibition area and all the available spaces (...)

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Stones made of quartz compound may contain toxic substances harmful to health
Stones made of quartz compound may contain toxic substances harmful to health

Recently two companies were accused of containing toxic substances in their stones made of quartz compound. The research was conducted by Philippe Ledrans and is causing some impact in the sector in France. The companies involved in the controversy are Cosentino and Stone Italiana, although both reject the allegations.

Philippe Ledrans, (...)

Big opening today of the Still Motion - La Triennale di Milano, By Primeira Pedra.
Primeira Pedra Project

Still Motion is part of Primeira Pedra, a programme exploring the potential of Portuguese stone, created and developed by Experimentadesign and leadered by Assimagra.

 

LSI stone in partnership with Experimentadesign, Assimagra and Airemarmores have developed and processed 3 different projects in Portuguese Natural stone. Go (...)

Human resources crisis
Human resources crisis

Overall projections foresee a workforce shortage in a near future, as generations stirring through the labour market are smaller than the one leaving it.

This scarcity will be felt especially for highly-skilled jobs, such as managers and workers in high-tech positions, but also for more traditional handcraft jobs. The growing demand and (...)