New speaker

Change in management of the Industrieverband Steine und Erden Baden-Württemberg e.V. (ISTE, Industrial Association Stones and Earths) – in future, the responsibility for the natural stone specialist group as well as for the “Güteschutz Naturstein Baden-Württemberg e.v.” will rest with Theresa Platz. The 28 year old geoscientist will succeed Kai Fischer who left the ISTE after 14 years to work for the company Schwenk in Ulm.


In spring 2014, Theresa Platz completed her studies of geosciences at the ­University of Göttingen with a Master of ­Science degree. She is specialized in the field of natural stones which she had chosen as the topic of her master ­thesis. Since January 2015, Theresa Platz has worked at the Institute for Construction and Material Sciences of the University of Innsbruck in the field of material techno­logy. There, she mainly dealt with mineral building materials (cement, concrete), studying the influence of various types of limestone as additives on cement hydration and the concrete-technological properties. Therese Platz has been a member of the ISTE team in Ostfildern since mid-September 2017.


Related articles:

Issue 2009-12

Successful model of building materials recycling jeopardized

12th Building Materials Recycling Conference, Filderstadt-Bernhausen/Germany (14.10.2009)

Non-metallic minerals – “recycling management at a crossroads?” was the headline topic at the biggest annual meeting of the non-metallic minerals industry in Southwest Germany. The...

Issue 2010-11

Complete packing system for natural stones

Recently HAVER & BOECKER carried out a pilot project in Kaisheim/Bavaria at the Gandl Natursteine GmbH company. It was the first time a HAVER-FFS machine was used for filling natural stones (Fig.)....

Issue 2013-05

Technical recultivation and reforestation

On 3 July 2013 the ISTE will organize a specialist seminar including excursion in Wolfegg in the ­Allgäu region together with the forest authority of Baden-Württemberg, forestry office of Tübingen...

Issue 2010-11

Permit procedures for companies in the rock and associated products industry

13th rock and associated products seminar, Ostfildern/Germany (23.-24.11.2010) In 2010 important permit procedures and issues of raw material securing are also on the agenda. During the 13th rock...

Issue 2017-11

Kleemann crushing plant MC 125 RR crushes 600 tons an hour

Natural stone processing often requires individual solutions to guarantee the ideal preparation of special stone. At bauma 2016, with its MOBICAT MC 125 RR Kleemann GmbH presented such a special...