ASHEVILLE, NC -- The National Training Center for Stone & Masonry Trades (NTC) has recently announced its 2005 seminar schedule. â€œIn addition to our stone fabrication and restoration programs, we have also added some exciting new seminars this year, including CNC and concrete polishing,â€ said Fred Hueston, NTC director. The following is NTC's schedule for 2005: Stone Fabrication: February 24 to 26, April 7 to 9, June 9 to 11, August 18 to 20, October 13 to 15, December 8 to 10; Engineered Stone Fabrication: March 10 to 11, June 23 to 24; Interior Stone Restoration: January 13 to 14, July 21 to 22, September 22 to 23, December 15 to 16; Advanced Stone Restoration: July 14 to 15; Engineered Stone Polishing and Repair: January 21, May 20, July 9, September 30; Countertop Repair and Polishing: May 21, July 23, September 24, December 17; Advanced Stone Fabrication: June 12, August 21, October 16; Countertop Templating and Installation: February 23, April 6, August 17, December 7; Certified Stone Inspector: June 27 to 31. New seminars in 2005 include: Concrete Floor Polishing: March 24, August 26, December 2; CNC Basics: May 25 to 27, September 14 to 16; Introduction to CNC: February 18, May 13, August 12, October 7. For further information and descriptions of each seminar, visit the NTC Web site at www.ntc-stone.com.
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