Articles Tagged with ''granite''

Studying in the Southern Hemisphere

For the first time, Veronafiere extended its Marmomacc Stone Academy to Brazil with its “Designing with Natural Stone — Brazil” program, which was held during the 2014 Vitória Stone Fair
Of the top five stone supplying nations to the U.S. market, Brazil is the only one located in the Southern Hemisphere.


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NGGQA updates recommended granite specifications

Granite is considered one of the oldest, most durable and most respected of building materials.


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Technical upgrades increase production for Brazilian exporter

When Thor Granitos — now the largest industrial exporter of processed granites in Latin America — first opened its factory doors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1986, a relatively small staff was employed to handle the daily operations of its 490,000-square-foot facility.


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Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America receives good results

The vibe felt throughout the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America exhibition — held this past February in Vitória, Brazil — indicates positive signs of recovery for the stone industry
In Vitória, Brazil, this year, Stone World attended the annual stone industry gathering in one of the most important stone-producing countries in the world.


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Laticrete strengthens market position in North America after fair exhibit

Levantina, a world leader in the quarrying, processing and marketing of natural stone, took part in the Vitória Stone Fair, which was recently held in Vitoria, Brazil.


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Canadian stone producer revives American soapstone quarry

Although the Quebec-based company Polycor focuses mainly on granite and marble, it recently purchased its first soapstone quarry in Virginia to meet the current demand for the stone and strengthen its North American presence
Staying true to its focus on the North American market, Polycor, one of the nation’s largest granite, marble and limestone groups, recently acquired its first soapstone quarry


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Polycor obtains Alberene Soapstone Quarry

Polycor, a large and diversified granite and marble group in North America, has announced the addition of the Alberene Soapstone Co. to its portfolio and product offering.


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Coldspring's Mesabi Black and Lake Superior Green quarries supply legacies

From the northern reaches of Minnesota, Coldspring’s quarries for Mesabi Black® and Lake Superior Green® granite are being used for landmark projects across the country — including work at the World Trade Center site in New York City


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Levantina opens new granite center in Spain

Levantina has opened a new Granite Center in Porriño, Spain. Consisting of a showroom, a slab warehouse and a Project Center


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Following campus tradition of stone architecture

The humanities departments at Boston College gets a new home at Stokes Hall, which matches the prestigious school’s historic Gothic-style stone architecture on its Middle Campus
Earlier this year, Tsoi/Kobus & Associates completed work on Stokes Hall at Boston College.


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2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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.

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