Slate News

Pizarra en la mesa

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 El restaurante Muñoz D’Richard y la empresa Naturpiedra lanzan una oferta de tapas y menús especiales presentados en vajillas de pizarra de Bernardos La inquietud por ampliar su oferta de servicios y presentar novedosas propuestas que atraigan y satisfagan a su bien distinta clientela ha llevado a los responsables del restaurante Muñoz D´Richard y de […]

Slate deal will secure quarry jobs for years

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Blaenau Ffestiniog quarries will deliver slates for homes in the town as part of one of Wales’ largest Welsh Housing Quality Standard (WHQS) investment programmes. Cwt y Bugail and Llechwedd are to supply 50,000 slates between them to Cartrefi Cymunedol Gwynedd (CCG), as the housing association upgrades homes in Blaenau. This major work is part […]

The International roofing expo will begin soon

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 The exhibition will start the 22nd of February for 3 days at the Orange County Convention Center, in Orlando, Florida. Exhibiting at the Int’l Roofing Expo is your once-a-year opportunity to introduce new products, generate new leads, make new sales in a professional trade show attending roofing contractors, facility managers, suppliers, architects and engineers from […]

Slate house in Perthshire

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This unusual home was built of slate, stone and logs back in 1840. This listed building is one of many follies in the grounds of Taymouth Castle, the ancestral home of the Campbell clan. Some are to sale…    

Joe Jenkins at the international Roofing Expo

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It will take place in Orlando,Florida the 23rd of February during the International Roofing Expo at the Orange County Convention Center The convention will start at 7:45 am until 9:15 am Room S310C, south hall This session presents fundamental techniques of traditional slate roofing, including tips and tricks of the trade. The attendees learn about […]

New attraction for old slate quarry

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  The Llanberis slate quarry in North Wales was shut down during the mid 1960’s. The men who worked there worked on the slate face cutting and using dynamite to drop slate to ground level..it was taken away to be turned into roof tiles or surrounds for fireplaces etc. The main part of the Quarry […]

Naturpiedra emprende un programa formativo sobre a

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La empresa segoviana Naturpiedra ha incorporado a su plan de responsabilidad social corporativa un programa de formación específico destinado a arquitectos, ingenieros técnicos, jefes de obra y estudiantes de materias relacionadas con la construcción, entre otros. En él se abordan diferentes aspectos relacionados con la construcción, la sostenibilidad, los materiales, la proyección de edificios y […]

Natural slate the natural option

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Slate is a fine-grained metamorphic stone that can be split into thin slabs or slates. It is waterproof fireproof resistant to weather extremes impervious to fungus and / or mould energy efficient and requires little or no maintenance.  So there’s no doubting that natural slate tiles offer both beauty and durability but today’s sustainable conscious […]

Entrevista con el director de Cupa

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«Ganar dinero en el sector de la pizarra ahora es complicadísimo» «Nuestro compromiso para mantener el empleo es total y absoluto» El sector de la pizarra no pasa por su mejor momento. Reino Unido, Francia y Alemania no están respondiendo como se esperaba y el mercado se resiste. Y, en consecuencia, el trabajo. En Valdeorras […]

Les compagnons du devoir pour une bonne cause

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C’est dans les rues d’Angers le 3 décembre dernier qu’on a pu voir des Compagnons du devoir et du Tour de France exercer leur métier de couvreur à l’occasion de la journée pour le Téléthon 2011. Démonstration de leur travail et de découpe d’ardoise pour le public a permis aux Compagnons de récolter des fonds […]

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