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Coverings 2018: Italian stone on stage in Atlanta

May 8 to 11 were the dates for the 2018 edition of Coverings in Atlanta, North America’s main event devoted to stone and ceramic surfaces. Confindustria Marmomacchine participated in cooperation with ICE-Italian Trade Agency, organizing an important collective of 31 [...]

June 20, 2018 Magazine @en

Chinese stone sector report 2017: imports and domestic consumption up, exports down

The China Stone Material Association recently published data on stone production and trade for 2017, when once again China proved to be the undisputed market leader with a 31.5% share of the world’s quarry output (48 million tons) and a [...]

June 20, 2018 Magazine @en

In 2017 the construction of new shopping centers in Europe slowed down

In 2017 in Europe construction was completed for 3.8 million square meters of new malls or stores, 23% less than in 2016. On the level of macro-areas, in Western Europe 1.5 million square meters more were built, a drop of [...]

June 19, 2018 Magazine @en

Marble stars in a deluxe restyling in London

Natural stone, and in particular Calacatta marble, was one of the materials chosen by London’s LLI interior design firm to restyle a seven-floor townhouse in Highgate Hill, a very chic and trendy part of London. Among the client’s requests of [...]

June 18, 2018 Magazine @en

Italian stone sector: exports stable in 2017 but with a 5.4% drop in finished products

The final balance for 2017 shows that for that year the worth of Italy’s foreign sales of stone materials remained the same of 2016, amounting to 1.931 billion euros. This is a figure attesting to the essential stability of the country’s exports [...]

April 6, 2018 Magazine @en

In 2017 Italian stone technology exports worth more than 1.2 billion euros, up 24.7%

The official statistics for 2017 showed a strong uptake in Italy’s exports of machinery, equipment and tools for extracting and processing stone materials, with growth of 24.7% from the previous year. [...]

April 5, 2018 Magazine @en