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Dr. Víctor Cárdenes Van den Eynde Geologist and roofing slate independent consultant
18/04/2023
Does slate burn? For anyone who works with this rock, this is an easy question to answer. It even seems a bit silly. Obviously slate does not burn. In fact, until relatively recently it was quite common for workers to use it as a griddle to cook their lunch, by using fire to heat it […]
23/03/2023
When involved in a new project, you always want the best possible advice. If you are an architect, developer, roofer or homeowner, we have the best natural slate team situated throughout the country ready to help you. As Steve Pearson, UK Country Director confirms: We have an experienced team of slate professionals to help you […]
22/03/2023
Do you know what a bothy is? In Scotland, it defines a form of basic accommodation for gardeners working on country estates. The conversion of this one was so impressive that caught the attention of Channel 4’s Grand Designs. HEAVY 3 natural slate was chosen to be one of the main characters of the renovation, […]
22/03/2023
The benefits of sustainable buildings go beyond explanation. Sustainable construction allows energy savings, they emit less CO2 and create more pleasant spaces for both habitants and passersby, among many more benefits. Furthermore, obtaining sustainable certifications increases the prestigious and the economic value of the building. However, nowadays there are a lot of green accreditations both […]

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19/02/2023
The roof is one of the most important parts in any building, acting as the first line of defense from all environmental hazards. Roofs have evolved over the years, with pitched roofs often associated with a more classical appearance. That said, the truth is that they remain the most common and efficient solution to ensure […]
07/02/2023
Environmentally friendly constructions are the new normal. And to achieve that goal, it is essential to have a thorough knowledge of the materials used, where they come from and their carbon footprint. According to Control Union, an independent body, natural slate is the roofing material with the lowest carbon footprint throughout its entire life cycle. […]
30/01/2023
Compass Roofing, a Scotland-based roofing contractor, was chosen by our audience as the Best Natural Slater of the year. As part of the prize, they will visit our quarries and Headquartes in Northern Spain.  Let’s catch up with them to see how they found competing against other roofing companies from all over Europe. CUPA PIZARRAS […]
21/11/2022
We are glad to announce that the new Foster and Partners London project will include our products. The CUPACLAD 101 Logic natural slate rainscreen cladding system has won the contract due its aesthetic appeal and high-performance credentials. It is a great honour for us to be part of the new iconic project designed by Foster’. […]
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