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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 (...)

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, (...)

A piece of History and of architecture in natural stone from the famous limestone massif – the Monastery of Batalha
Monastery of Batalha

14th of August 1385, nearby Aljubarrota the Portuguese history has been marked and National heroes have been created; like the baker´s peel, Brites de Almeida, who killed seven Castilians with a baker´s peel and D. Nuno Alvares Pereira, the Saint Condestable and King D. João I general. This event was the battle of A (...)

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 (...)

How to clean and what not to do in the cleaning of natural stone
Como limpar o seu chão de pedra

The stone needs special care so that its beauty and elegance prevails over time, Simple care and maintenance will help to preserve its beauty for generations to come.

LSI Stone recommends periodic cleaning of the natural stone.

In order to reduce the stone damages caused by natural and human abrasion on the Natural stone, we intr (...)

Why should you choose limestone for your home
O porquê você deve escolher o calcário para a sua casa - Limestone

Sometimes it can be difficult to know what material to use for some products in your home, such as fireplaces, door surrounds, sinks, countertops and more. Imagine you want a sink that you drew yourself, but you do not know what material to choose. Marble, granite or limestone? All of it are fantastic materials, then we will tell you why you mus (...)

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 (...)

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 (...)