Author: D.RIFTER

WinSTONE international seminar

First international seminar as part of the WinSTONE project will be held on May 28th, at 4.30 PM. It will be held online, so anyone can participate! Registration is needed, via this link. About the project The Stone sector represents a worldwide increasing market. Within the European Union around 60,000 small and medium sized businesses work with ornamental stone in all aspects. This comprises a work force of more than 500,000 people engaged in and around ornamental stone industry with strong economic and social impacts at regional levels. This sector represents a worldwide highly increasing market where European production reaches approximately 35% with a total turnover of about 24 billion €. Nevertheless, know how is exported not only in the stone quarry business, including the closely associated high tech machinery where Europe has a leading position in the world market, but as well as all forms of modern applications of stone. However, the female workers are in a minority in the whole value chain of this industry due to lack of a gender integration, where …