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MEDIA RELEASE: Response to NSW call for moratorium on use of engineered stone

Helping to protect the health and safety of everybody working in the stone industry is paramount to the Australian Stone Advisory Association (ASAA).

In response to recent calls in NSW for a moratorium on the cutting of engineered stone, ASAA believes this is unnecessary. Work practices that allow the safe use of engineered stone include wet cutting, the use of local exhaust ventilation, on-tool extraction, and respirators, to ensure the protection of worker health.

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Capricorn Sandstone

Best Civic Project

Project: Stella Maris RC Church, Broadbeach, QLD
Architect & Design: Straw & Dunne with PMG Architect

Contractor: Stokes Wheeler Building Contractors
Stone Supply: Capricorn Sandstone
Stone Installation: Natural Sandstone of Australia
Stone Description: Buff & Brown banded 50mm thick sandstone cladding

Veronafiere provide a special opportunity for 4 potential local buyers to attend Marmo+mac


Marmo+mac is justifiably regarded by many as the prime event on the international calendar of stone industry exhibitions. As per usual the event will be staged in Verona, Italy – 26-29 September, 2018.

The Verona exhibition authority has extended an invitation to four Australian buyers of stone products, machinery, tools and related technologies to participate in a program of activities organized by the International Business Upgrade (IBU), Veronafiere.

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