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WHAT IS LIMESTONE

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The limestone rocks are sedimentary rocks formed from the mineral calcite, of sedimentary origin formed by chemical precipitation and / or bi..

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TYPES OF LIMESTONE

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The different types of limestone can be split into 8 groups: Marl - clay..

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LIMESTONE IN PORTUGAL

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Limestone is the most frequently used stones in our country. The occurrence of limestone in Portugal it is found primarily on the Meso-Cenozoic calls ..

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SEDIMENTARY ROCKS

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Sedimentary rocks are rocks that form on the surface of the crust under relatively low temperatures and pressures, the breakdown of pre-existing rocks..

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SEDIMENTATION PROCESS

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Since sedimentary rocks preserve an indelible mark on the conditions which originally formed, they provide a lot of information to geologists and hist..

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WHERE TO FIND

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| Coverings | Facades | Flooring | Stairs | Hoods

| Kitchen countertops | Sculptures | O..

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TRANSPORT / QUARRY

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There are numerous safety requirements for the transportation of stone blocks that must be met such a way that the product is not damaged or lose your original charact..

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TRANSPORT / FACTORY

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After arrival in the factory blocks have to be discharged. For such, it is used to block a gantry, the gateway is rolling with dual beam that allows the movement of st..

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CUTTING TECHNIQUES

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With the increase in exports, the need for better methods of cutting is increasingly urgent. It is important to improve methods with advanced technologies in order to ..

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