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Italian exports of stone-working machinery and equipment down 14.6% in the first nine months of 2016

While showing a recoup from the first quarter of 2016 – when sales had dropped 17.5% – the figures for the first nine months of the year show a decrease in exports from the Italian stone technology industry of 14.6% from the same period in 2015. In fact, the official [...]

2 March 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

Expo Dubai 2020: more than $US 60 billion being spent on buildings and infrastructure. An opportunity that Italian companies shouldn’t miss

The spiral of growth in the Dubai building sector seems destined to continue this year, too, thanks to the multi-billion-dollar projects currently underway or planned for Expo 2020 (“Connecting Minds. Creating the Future” is the title of the universal exposition, the first to be held in the Middle East). [...]

2 March 2017 admin Magazine @en 0


Expectations are already great for MARMOMAC 2017, the leading international stone sector show at which CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE members can exhibit at discounted rates. Just weeks after announcement of this renewed agreement for members, the association’s secretarial office had already issued one hundred and fifty attestations of membership. [...]

16 February 2017 admin Magazine @en 0

Official statistics for the Italian stone sector: in 2015 exports were above the 2-billion-euro mark (up 7%)

With 2.008 billion euros in total exports of raw and finished stone products, the Italian stone sector closed 2015 with a new record in foreign sales – for the first time surpassing the two-billion mark – and registered fine growth of 7% from 2014 when Italy’s exports of natural stone [...]

18 July 2016 admin Magazine @en 0

Italian companies stars at the 2016 XIAMEN STONE FAIR

With more than 2,000 exhibitors (30% of them foreign) displaying on an area of 180,000 square meters and a total of 148,000 visitors (29,000 of them foreign, according to organizer figures) the 2016 edition of the XIAMEN STONE FAIR was once again one of the top stone events worldwide for [...]

18 July 2016 admin Magazine @en 0

Italy’s stone-working technology exports soar: up 19% in 2015, reaching worth of 1,195 million

According to official statistics processed by the CONFINDUSTRIA MARMOMACCHINE Studies Center, in 2015 Italian makers of machinery and equipment for quarrying and processing ornamental stones exported goods worth a total of 1,195 million euros, registering a19% increase from the 1,004 million in 2014. [...]

16 July 2016 admin Magazine @en 0