Environmental Stone

Granite connects beautiful and simple layout to hard durability. It is suitable as material for various environmental stone structures such as walls, bridges, pools, street props, pavings, stairs, slabs and curbs. Usual surface treatments are flamed, polished, bushammered and sectioned.

Construction Stone

Granite brings unique and valuable appearance as material of facades, plinths and levels. Stone is inexpensive material especially in the long run, considering low usage and maintenance expenses. Usual surface treatments are  flamed, polished, bushammered and sectioned.

Famous from Kuru

Finnish granite is well known in the world for its high quality and usage durability. Kovakivi's Kuru Grey, Kuru Redbrown and Kuru Black are suitable for both indoor and outdoor use. Kuru Grey is quarried from two places, Kuru Niemikylä and Tampere Kapee village. Stone varieties' differences are utilized by custom surface treatment.

Kovakivi also refines and delivers most of Finnish stone varieties.

Get more information about Kuru Grey, Kuru Redbrown and Kuru Black by clicking the images of stone sorts.

 

 
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Kuru Grey

Kuru Grey Granite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, in areas of Kuru and Kapee. It is a famous stone as it has been in production for over a century.

Fine-grained, unoriented and equally granual, generally grey-coloured granite. For all indoor and outdoor uses.

Kapee Quarry, Tampere

61.801190, 23.858254
Kulhanvuorentie 98, 34260 Terälahti
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Niemikylä Quarry, Ylöjärvi

61.838400, 23.776946
Hirvilahdentie 158, 34300 Kuru
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Kuru Redbrown

Kuru Redbrown Granite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, in the area of Parkkuu. The stone has solidified its positions as a construction and environmental stone in Finland, Sweden and Denmark. The stone has been in production since 1970s.

Fine-grained, slightly oriented, generally thick redbrown granite. For all indoor and outdoor uses.

Parkkuu Quarry, Ylöjärvi

61.806796, 23.714837
Parkkuuntie 327, 34320 Parkkuu
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Kuru Black

Kuru Black Diorite is quarried in the north side of Tampere, near the Murolee Canal. The stone has solidified its positions as a construction and environmental stone in Finland. The stone has been in production since 1970s.

Stone is grayish black and there are white stripes that brighten the texture. Fine-grained and unoriented. For all indoor and outdoor uses.

Lehmusjärvi Quarry, Ylöjärvi

61.889722, 23.837670
Lehmustie 409, 34300 Kuru
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