Products

Natural Resources Canada interactive CD-ROM

July 1, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+


Natural Resources Canada, a department of the Canadian government, has recently published an interactive CD-ROM entitled “Atlas of Canadian Dimension Stone / Atlas de la pierre de taille canadienne.” The atlas contains information on over 120 companies that quarry and process rough dimension stone throughout Canada. In addition, images and technical details on 130 different commercial varieties of granite, marble, limestone, sandstone and slate are cataloged. The atlas is available in both English and French, and it contains lists of operating companies, the coordinates of offices and fabrication plants, lists of commercial stones, thumbnail images of stones arranged by stone type, larger-format pages for each commercial stone and an interactive map interface that shows the location of most quarries and fabrication plants across the country. Also included in the CD-ROM is a glossary of geological and stone industry terms, a bibliography of reports concerning natural stone in Canada and links to government and industry Web sites.
The database is designed to assist architects, designers and other construction industry professionals in selecting Canadian natural stone for their building projects.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Stone World 

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

Check out the latest products from stone companies.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World January 2015 cover

2015 January

Check out the January 2015 issue of Stone World, which features its annual Stone World Fabricator Market Forecast

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Winter 2015 cover

2015 Winter

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

Table Of Contents Subscribe

STONE STANDARD

Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
View Results Poll Archive

The Stone World Store

How_To_Polish_&_Restore_Mar.gif
How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

More Products

Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From fabrication...to installation...to marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook logo Twitter  YouTubeGoogle+

Stone Guide 2014

2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.