WONASA REPORT: Comparative government policies for quarrying of natural stone

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.

Stone Infinite - Product Design Show, Xiamen 2018

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.

A unique bar made in granite

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.

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