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
May 5, 2014
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

May 5, 2014
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

May 5, 2014
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
May 5, 2014
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

April 1, 2014
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
April 1, 2014
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

March 3, 2014
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

February 3, 2014
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

February 3, 2014
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
January 8, 2014
Earlier this year, Tsoi/Kobus & Associates completed work on Stokes Hall at Boston College.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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July 2014

Check out the latest issue of Stone World, which includes a review of the 2014 Coverings conference.

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

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