Stone Institute was founded 1996.
Dr.-Ing. Singewald is a publicly certified and sworn expert /
specialist for natural stone, dimension stone and dimension stone
deposit, has a PhD in Mining Engineering / Mining Economics
and is Geologist.
He developed and published in 1992 a new method to assess dimension
deposits and quarries. The method is also described and recommended
from the Geological Survey Germany (BGR: Manual on the
Geological-technical Assessment of Mineral Construction Materials (see
"Literature")), supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic
Since 1988 - 2005 Dr. Singewald is lecturer at the Stone-technical
Institute (Steintechnisches Institut) of the Chamber of Commerce and
Industry Koblenz (IHK Koblenz), where he is also educating experts for
natural and dimension stone works.
He was also
manager in one of the big building corporations and of a
natural stone company.
makes research about the using of natural and building
stone ( dimension stone ) in architecture and research about the assess
of natural stone and dimension stone ( building stone ) deposits.
In the last
years has done a lot research about ancient use of natural
stones (culture of the Maya / Mexico, the Inca / Peru, Machu
started a privately financed project for prospectation,
exploration and develop new possible natural stone, dimension stone (
building stone )
deposits in Third World Countries (Africa, Asia) for the benfit of