Global Stone Congress
Volume is indexed by Thomson Reuters CPCI-S (WoS).
The collection of peer reviewed papers on Stone covers several topics and is conveniently divided into 6 chapters:- Resources, Exploration and Exploitation- Manufacturing Processes, Tools and Optimization- Environmental Management; Recycling and Valuation of Byproducts- Characterization and New Products- Natural Stone in Architecture and Design- Cultural, Economic and Social Issues.
Review from Ringgold Inc., ProtoView: From its inception, the congress has emphasized the exchange ofexperience and scientific knowledge regarding dimension stone betweenprofessionals and academics. The 41 papers selected from submissions by peerreview cover resources, explorations, and exploitation; manufacturingprocesses, tools, and optimization; environmentalmanagement: recycling, and valuating byproducts; characterization and newproducts; natural stone in architecture and design; and cultural, economic,and social issues. Among specific topics are assessing fracturing inweathered granites with an example of the Mondim de Basto granite innorthern Portugal, electro-contact discharge dressing of cut-off grindingdisks for natural stone machining, the relationship between color intensityand water content in Crema Loja limestone, rock finishing and response tosalt fog atmosphere, towards the international designation of a heritagedimension stone, and occupational safety in the aggregate sector. The priceis converted from euros.