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Looted AD 200 marble artifact heading back to Greece

An ancient marble slab that wound up on display in a midtown Manhattan art gallery after being stolen in Greece 30 years ago has...

Edwards receives Women in Stone Pioneer Award

Brenda Edwards, owner and general manager of TexaStone Quarries in Garden City, TX, is the recipient of the first ever Women in Stone Pioneer...

Princeton researchers turn to bones and teeth to protect marble

Dive Brief: A materials research group in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Princeton University has developed a hydroxyapatite clear coating to...

Afghan traders signed gemstones contracts in Indian trade show

A number of the Afghan traders have signed contracts with some international companies for the trade of precious stones. The United States Agency for International...

Tritons ‘lose their plate’ as restoration of iconic Valletta monument gets...

People walking into Valletta yesterday were met by an unfamiliar sight of the iconic Triton Fountain being disassembled. The iconic monument is being restored as...

Rwanda: A thousand hills and a million stones. What next?

This newspaper recently published an article calling on us to lean towards ecological architecture for greater success in sustainable development. This further inspired the...

World Bank keen to develop marble sector in Pakistan

Following the completion of first phase of capacity building initiated by the World's Bank Multi-Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) in marble sector in the Federally...

Brinkworth uses mirrors and marble for End Clothing’s new Glasgow store

Brinkworth has designed marble-lined interiors for menswear brand End Clothing's new store in Glasgow, which is set inside an old post office. The London-based firm...

Rocklin, California moves to convert part of old granite quarry into...

City Council approved an agreement with Legacy Family Adventures to design 30 percent of, and eventually manage, an adventure park on 5 acres of its 21-acre...

India: States gear up to auction 70 mineral blocks in FY’18

Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh and Odisha are among the states that are preparing for auction of around 70 mineral blocks like iron ore, limestone and bauxite...

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