Italian Salvatori stone gets established in Amsterdam

Tuscan stone design expert Salvatori has unveiled its first Dutch flagship showroom within Piet Boon’s Amsterdam Headquarters. It was 2003 when Gabriele Salvatori first approached Piet Boon with hopes to collaborate, but it didn’t work out. ‘They were not what they are today, and I wasn’t what I am today,’ says Salvatori. Almost twenty years […]

Epiroc’s FlexiROC T20R drill rig: improved to multiply effectiveness

Epiroc has launched FlexiROC T20R, a new version of the well-known compact, multipurpose drill rig. Upgraded with new significant elements and technological innovation, the FlexiROC T20R aims to meet any customer needs, both for surface and underground duties. Versatility makes the FlexiROC T20R the best choice for demanding excavation and  construction jobs. The improved model […]

How the coronavirus outbreak affects Turkey’s mining sector

The impacts of the coronavirus outbreak on the natural stone and mining industry are also being monitored closely, as Turkey exports natural stones to China worth approximately $700 million annually. Disruption of loading and unloading at ports in China and the halt of construction projects also reflected on marble and travertine exports from Turkey. China […]

Volvo launches four new trucks, stacking them in a tower and placing the President of the company on top of them in a spectacular movie

The latest movie of the new Volvo Trucks has reached new heights. To show the strength and durability of these four new trucks, Volvo created a colossal tower measuring 15 meters high and weighing 58 tons, consisting of four new trucks mounted on top of each other. The tower was completed with the company’s president, […]

BATIMAT RUSSIA 2020: Inspiration, Implementation, Opportunities

The BATIMAT RUSSIA 2020 international construction and interior exhibition, which traditionally opens the professional industry event calendar in Moscow, will be held on March 3–6 at Crocus Expo. The upcoming 4 days will be filled with demonstrations of new collections and trends in building and finishing materials, ceramics and sanitary ware, furniture, decor and accessories, […]

Perry World House: How the University of Pennsylvania Used Natural Stone to Transform its Oldest Building

The newest building on the University of Pennsylvania campus in Philadelphia, PA is Perry World House. As a hub for international exchange and activity, the Perry World House anchors Penn’s global resources on an interdisciplinary campus while creating partnerships abroad. The building offers a wide range of spaces, including classrooms, meeting rooms, 14 offices, a […]