International Projects

SSQ has become well known and our slate sought after throughout the world… a testament to our supply of consistently high-quality slate.

With teams posted in 22 countries, a logistics office in North West Spain, and our own quarry in central Argentina, no matter where you are in the world, you don’t have to settle for anything less than SSQ quality.You can see some of our UK projects featured in the case studies below…

Domiz selected as a suitable alternative to local Vermont Black slates

  SSQ Domiz Unfading slates have gained popularity in the US market in the recent years due to their similarity to some of the indigenous stones. SSQ Domiz exceeds the ASTM C406 S-1 criteria and is covered by a 100 Year Guarantee from SSQ, thus offering a robust alternative to some of the more exclusive [...]

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Del Carmen – the go-to slate solution for prominent historic buildings

  SSQ Natural Slate has been supplying the North American market with Del Carmen Unfading Black Roofing Slate for more than 25 years. SSQ Del Carmen is an ASTM C406 S-1 natural roofing slate and carries a 100 Year Guarantee that covers not only the slate but also the labor cost of replacement. Today, SSQ [...]

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An Opulent Take On Vertical Slating

  Vertical slate cladding is becoming an increasingly popular choice amongst architects all over the world thanks to its exceptional longevity, easy installation methods, fire and weather resistance, and above all, its matchless aesthetic appearance. Natural slate is truly becoming a multipurpose material within the construction and design industry. We have been seeing examples of [...]

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Del Carmen Ultra: A New Angle On Slate In Australia

  Our projects in Australia have quickly become some of our best work. SSQ boasts one of the strongest brands in Australia with the Del Carmen, Ultra grade slate. Working alongside Melbourne’s very own Roof Services for the last 20 years, we have supplied some interesting projects that demonstrate the qualities of the Del Carmen [...]

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SSQ RIVERSTONE Unfading Grey Phyllite chosen to replace indigenous Pennsylvania slates in US!

  SSQ RIVERSTONE Unfading Grey Phyllite was used to preserve the integrity of the First Presbyterian Church in Red Bank, NJ, United States. Located two miles from the Atlantic Ocean on the highest elevation in the area, the church roofs and steeples take abuse from salt-laden high winds, the scorching summer sun and pelting freezing [...]

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Five-Star Stone for Five-Star Hotel in Argentina

SSQ is proud to have its played its part in the historic construction of the EPIC Hotel, the first five star resort in the province of San Luis, Argentina, a mere 100km from our La Repressa quarry. Based in the picturesque town of Villa de Melo at the foothills of the Sierras Grande mountains, the [...]

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Miramar Hotel, Hong Kong, Riverstone Architectural

This 50 year old hotel, formerly known as the Miramar Hotel, re-opened its doors on the 18th September 2009 after undergoing a USD$65 million transformation. Riverstone was chosen due to its durability and most importantly because of the inherent ‘life and character’ of the stone, complementing the vivacity and ethos of the hotel.

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Grand Lisboa Hotel and Casion, Macau, Riverstone Architectural

Situated at the northern-end of the Macau-Taipa Bridge, the dramatic new 40-storey hotel has the distinction of being Macau’s tallest building and is shaped to resemble a bright yellow lotus flower. SSQ Riverstone® architectural stone was selected for use as wall cladding in the Grand Buffet.

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