Antonio Martínez, business cooperation to turn Macael into the quarry of global marble

Antonio Martínez is the spokesman of AEMA

Antonio Martínez is the spokesman of AEMA, the Macael Marble Business Association (‘Asociación de Empresarios del Marmol de Macael’) of which he has also been president. This group began in the 70s with a clear direction: finding markets outside of Spain. An objective which takes around half of their production beyond Spain and which is […]

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Industrial tourism with crafts and hiking through the European marble route


Making the most of their world-renowned marble, the town of Macael in Almería is getting involved with a rising sector: industrial tourism. It’s all done through the European marble routes, a project comprising of Italy, Greece, Belgium and Portugal. Tourists who go to Macael can gaze at the quarries, artisan workshops, or walk the old […]

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Andrés Muro, crafts with marble mortars for the kitchens of big chefs


His passion for innovation and personal growth made Andrés Muro creating his own company in Macael, a town of the province of Almería. Artesanía Muro started as any other enterprise of the sector but thanks to the skills of its owner it reached success soon. Andrés Muro recovered the tradition of manufacturing marble mortars, which […]

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