Code : 2022131
Event Name : How to Use Natural Stone in Buildings
CPD Code : Formal Events
Speaker : Hong Kong Marble & Granite Merchants Association (HKMGMA)

The use of natural stone in buildings can be traced back from ancient Rome and Greece. The ionic buildings include Colosseum, Patherenon and Pyramid. Nowadays, the natural stone is more broadly use in building industry.

To choose a suitable and appropriate natural stone in building project is important. The seminar will share the experience from selection of stone quarries, formation of stone block, stone installation to stone caring and maintenance after the installation.
Event Date : 2022-12-15
Event Time : 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Registration Closing Date : 2022-12-12
CPD Hour(s) : 1.5
Divisional PQSL Hour(s) : 1.5
Venue : By online media – ZOOM
Division : BSD
Organizer : Building Surveying Division
Fee : HK$ 150 for members; HK$ 180 for non-members
Priority : First-come-first-served
Language : Cantonese supplemented by English
Details :

Seminar contents:

  1. Different type of natural stones usually use in building (limestone, granite, marble, sandstone, slate……)
  2. Stone Quarry selection
  3. Stone Block selection
  4. Stone fabrication in factory (split face, polished, honed, acid etched, fair faced and etc…)
  5. Stone installation (dry fix and wet fix)
  6. Stone care and maintenance
Remarks :

The event will be conducted online via ZOOM. Upon successful payment of the registration fee, the ZOOM link for joining the CPD event will be available in the CPD/PQSL profile under the "Member Area" of the HKIS website.

On-line registration is not applicable for non-HKIS members. To register, please complete the CPD registration form ( and return with payment to the HKIS Secretariat.

Please install the Zoom Application in advance at

  • For Mobile phones, iPads & Android, install the ZOOM Cloud Meetings app from App Store or Play Store.
  • For PC and Mac, download and install the Zoom Client for Meetings.
Payment : HKD 150
Face-to-Face/Zoom : By Zoom