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Sustainability

Sustainability is nowadays in the agenda of several, if not all, business areas and has been changing mindsets across the globe.

 

The concern about the environment and the world we’re leaving for future generations is an actual and truly important subject, even for the (...)

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Sustainability and Limestone Waste
Sustainability and Limestone Waste

Assuring Sustainability:  today more than yesterday! At a time when the world has increasingly limited natural resources, it is important to review our habits and search more ecological and sustainable solutions.

The natural stone industry generates a large volume of stone waste. It is classified in various forms such as powder or f (...)

What would happen if the twin towers had stone cladding?
Grenfell Tower

On 14 June a building in London was on one of the biggest fires in residential buildings in recent years, more than 200 apartments in central London were completely destroyed, resulting in many deaths in the accident.

Many unknowns emerged after the fire and, their possible causes. The main cause advocated by the experts is the (...)

Helping the environment with plastic pallets
plastic pallets

Our life’s and future generations life’s are at risk, the resources of planet earth are increasingly limited. We need to change the consumption habits of natural resources and the way as we reuse it.

LSI Stone has been implementing new strategies to preserve the environment and make its ecological footprint smaller. We take t (...)

Natural Heritage
Natural heritage

In the Border of the Aires and Candeeiros Mountains, the famous Maciço Calcário Estremenho, is a magnificent and beautiful natural area; where LSI Stone is located.

In this region, the mystery and beauty of the landscapes can strike us as mute as Cistercian monks.

Harsh the Serra de Aire and Candeeiros Natural (...)

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 (...)

8 Creative Ideas of Limestone Uses
8 ideias criativas de usos da pedra calcária

By wayfair

Limestone is used for centuries, since the stone age man has given different uses to this raw material. We can say that we never been so creative to develop projects with stone as now, the following examples portray this. Limestone allows to us decorate our homes beautifully and innovatively for dec (...)

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 (...)

Giving nature back to nature
Landspace recovering

 

Since the beginning of time, man has used natural resources for everything, for food and building materials, as tools or energy sources.
A large share of human activities, from farming to the most different industries, represent a heavy toll on the environment.
The stone industry is no exception.

Although stone i (...)

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 sold out assured a successful perspective, the ex (...)

MAAT: a Portuguese museum
MAAT

Lisbon has just unveiled its new cultural attraction, the MAAT - Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, a 20 million euros investment that combines visual arts and media, architecture and city, technology and science, society and thought.

 

Designed by Amanda Levete Architects, the new EDP Foundation museum assume (...)