Government policies related to quarrying of natural stone vary from country to country, in fact, in big sized nations where the administration is decentralised, policies may vary from province to province. Mining policies are often a complex issue, and government policies also vary frequently to reflect new sensibilities and priorities.
by Anil Taneja email@example.com
In the difficult times, a bit of humour can help to make it easier. Laughing at oneself is one medicine these days. Do you recognise yourself in some of these characteristics?
1. By and large very hard working people.
This BLOG is updated frequently, in the form of comments by stone industry professionals on the current situation in their countries, as they see it on that day. There is too much uncertainty everywhere to go beyond this.
15 December, 2020
Jeffrey Matthews, Trade Int'l, USA
The 2019 edition of the Marmomac fair in Verona, from 25 to 28 September, was held against a backdrop of not only an environment of deep unease at the growing market share of artificial stone at the expense if natural stone, but also clear signs of a global economic slowdown underway.
During the last edition of the Xiamen Stone fair, from 6 to 9 March 2018, simultaneously an exhibition” Stone Infinite-Product Design Show” was held with the objective of highlighting how natural stone could be used to create products of domestic use without excluding the design element, but also without forgetting that the functionality of an object should remain the main objective and, therefore, the appearance should be subject to the limitations of functionality.
In the restaurant “ A Barra”, in Madrid (Spain), which boasts of one Michellin star rating, the central bar is the most striking element of the place ( as suggested by the name “Barra” which mean Bar). Its dimensions and special characteristics, its elaboration, was a real challenge for all those who were involved in the project.