Slate News

El cierre de canteras alemanas impulsa la pizarra Valdeorresa

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Se suma al de varias francesas y dejan a las de la comarca ourensana como el principal suministrador El sector de la pizarra español, afincado mayoritariamente en Galicia y Castilla y León, se queda sin competidores en la Unión Europea. El reciente cierre de la última cantera importante alemana prácticamente deja a las explotaciones nacionales como […]

Natural slate statistics October 2019

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You can now read the monthly natural slate statistics exports report following us on LinkedIn. be natural® share the statistics of the sector using the data of the Agencia Tributaria as source. A useful tool that shouldn’t be missed.

Welsh slate landscape nominated fot UNESCO world heritage status

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The Slate Mining Landscape of North West Wales could be the UK’s next World Heritage Site, Heritage Minister Helen Whately announced today as she submitted the formal nomination to UNESCO. If accepted, the landscape will become the UK’s 33rd UNESCO World Heritage Site and the 4th in Wales, following the Pontcysyllte Aqueduct, Blaenavon Industrial Landscape […]

Las canteras de Valdeorras aguardan un 2020 de mayor rentabilidad

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La pizarra ajustó la exportación a la demanda, aumentando en octubre un 5,6 % sobre 2018. Los últimos datos de exportación de pizarra que maneja el sector, referidos a los diez primeros meses del año, reflejan un aumento del 5,6 % respecto al mismo periodo de 2018. Fueron 413.523 las toneladas que viajaron a los […]

For a roof in Old Westbury, N.Y., a singular slate from England

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To make repairs, Westbury House on Long Island needed a supply of Collyweston slate, but all of the mines had closed decades earlier. Then one reopened. Nobody ever said that New York was a movable feast, but one rich family did its best to make it one a century ago by packing up an entire, […]

Natural slate statistics September 2019

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You can now read the monthly natural slate statistics exports report following us on LinkedIn. be natural® share the statistics of the sector using the data of the Agencia Tributaria as source. A useful tool that shouldn’t be missed.

Light House – Agger, Denmark

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Situated opposite a small lake in the Danish fishing village of Agger sits a distinct, light-filled Nordic holiday home titled ‘Light House’, designed by Danish firm Puras Architects. The project was lead by architect Søren Sarup, who aimed to create a residence with striking architecture that integrates with nature. The house mixes its shapes and […]

Church Saint Jean Baptiste de Warcq in Les Ardennes, by Vermont Natural Slate

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be natural® in conjonction with his US partner, Vermont Natural Slate, have supplied with Vermont Unfading Green, the church Saint Jean Baptiste de Warcq in Les Ardennes, North east of France. This job has been developped by Welsh Slate Europe with the well recognised know how of this company to select the best Roofing Slate […]

Los pavimentos de pizarra, el nuevo nicho al que se quiere enfocar el sector

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El sector de la pizarra está explotando las posibilidades de nuevas aplicaciones arquitectónicas como los pavimentos para los cuatro tipos de pizarra: negra, gris, verde y manchada. En el caso de la verde, los ensayos han permitido dar forma a pavimentos de seis o siete milímetros de espesor, que no son habituales en piedra. Dos […]

Natural slate statistics August 2019

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You can now read the monthly natural slate statistics exports report following us on LinkedIn. be natural® share the statistics of the sector using the data of the Agencia Tributaria as source. A useful tool that shouldn’t be missed’.

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