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New Delhi set to host World Stone Congress

Leap Stone (January 07, 2013)

Later this month, the Indian city of New Delhi will host the World Stone Congress. The event will take place at the Eros Hilton Hotel on 29 and 30 January, with guest speakers arriving from Germany, Italy and Turkey.

These international experts in granite, marble and sandstone will be gathering to discuss the performance and prospects of the natural stone industry. An especially prominent theme in their respective presentations will be sustainable development, and further emphasis will be placed on the status of the industry and the enhancement of global trade.

The two-day assembly will be divided into five distinct sessions: Facilitating International Trade; Sustainable Trends in Natural Stones; Standardisation of Quality in Quarrying and Processing; Technologies and Machinery for Improving Production and Efficiency; Open House with State and Central Government Officials.

Limited seating is available and tickets can still be purchased.

Guest speakers include Professor Gerd Merke, Secretary General of Euroroc, and Paola Blasi, Director of the International Department of IMM in Carrara, Italy.