USITC says: Those artificial stones are subsidized and violate fair trade / Accusations also against quartz from India and Turkey and against ceramics from China
Euroroc informs: The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) approves tariffs against Quartz Products from China
Exposure to crystalline silica dust is a theme for stonemasons world-wide. Readers will recall: workers who dry-cut natural stone or engineered stone slabs over prolonged periods of time are in danger of contracting pneumosilicosis.
Euroroc News: Occupational health issues caused by crystalline silica dust is a world-wide topic of discussion for Stonemasons
New, too, are the strong efforts to solicit tradespersons from neighboring countries around France
French Rocalia Trade Fair is barring all engineered stone and quartz composite materials at its second edition
Stijn Renier and Kristof Callebaut from Belgium share their presidency for the term from 2018 to 2020
Euroroc’s two new presidents: „Communication and collaboration are the key issues”
Le vendredi 28 septembre 2018 l'assemblé générale d'Euroroc à élu M. Kristof Callebaut et M. Stijn Renier en tant que co-présidents pour les deux prochaines années.
Présidence belge à la tête d'Euroroc
Pierre Actual Belgique
Peter Handley is the newly appointed EU-Commissioner for sustainability / His credo is Circular Economy
Euroroc: „Securing natural resources“ is also about keeping quarries in operation
Protecting names such as „Marble“ or „Calacatta“ is the topic of discussions / A clean slate for the stone branch?
How producers of ceramics, quartz composites, and engineered stone practice plagiarism
Can the stone branch undertake steps to stop plagiarism by ceramics and engineered stone? A compilation and taking stock
„Ceramic interpretation of natural stone“ and other fancy product descriptions
The European umbrella organization for the natural stone branch is undertaking an investigation of plagiarized product-names
Euroroc: turning the ECJ judgment on „Soya Milk“ into a virtue to protect natural stone names such as „Marble“ or „Granite“
In part the issue involves quartz composite materials in particular, and in part general labor protection is the topic of interest
Crystalline silica in stonemasons‘ workshops is a major issue in many countries