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Discover the latest news about natural slate: new projects, top news, installation guides, tips about how to place slate tiles, roofing sector innovations…

Dr. Víctor Cárdenes Van den Eynde Geologist and roofing slate independent consultant
22/09/2022
Natural resources are the cornerstone of the construction industry and human civilization. Everything we use in our daily life has been extracted from nature, although, sometimes through damaging to the environment during the process. Natural slate is not an exception, but its extraction process has the lowest environmental impact among all the roofing materials. This […]
19/09/2022
The CUPACLAD Design Honeycomb is becoming increasingly popular. Over the last few months, we have seen some spectacular projects featuring this natural slate rainscreen cladding system which is inspired by nature. A perfect design for any unique modern architecture project! The hexagons can be found everywhere in nature. From turtles’ shells to snowflakes and bees’ […]
22/08/2022
It’s time to go back to normality after the summer. This can be seen as the return to routine or the opportunity to see classmates, teachers, and games in the playground again. Were you the type of kid that was always really excited to go back to school? Educational centres are usually unique buildings. They […]
18/07/2022
CUPACLAD has been very busy turning heads. Our natural slate rainscreen cladding system has recently been shortlisted as a product for its innovation and a couple of London-based buildings as an example of great projects. We are glad to announce that CUPACLAD has been shortlisted as ‘Product innovation of the Year’ in the 2022 London […]

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14/07/2022
Traditionally, the term tile has been used to denote an individual piece of baked clay that is placed on a roof for the purpose of channelling rainwater. The appearance of more and more artificial products that try to imitate natural slate has led to the term being extended to include the term ‘slate’ as well. […]
20/06/2022
We are pleased to announce that the second edition of our ‘Best of the best’ contest is now underway. The race to choose the best use of natural slate use for the year is open. Do you want to be this year’s winner? Keep reading, participating is very easy. You only have to send us […]
10/06/2022
Clive Holland is a reference in the construction industry. Nowadays, he runs his own show at Fix Radio and also hosts their annual Tradesperson of the year Awards. We spoke to him about the past, present and future of the industry and discussed the benefits of natural slate roofs: “a slate tile will outlive you […]
Dr. Víctor Cárdenes Van den Eynde Geologist and roofing slate independent consultant
19/05/2022
I am going to talk today about the world’s main roofing slate outcrops, their characteristics and their historical importance. Before I go on, I would like to give a quick reminder of the difference between slate and roofing slate. The first is a type of rock, which is relatively common in the earth’s crust. It […]
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