The government crackdown on illegal quarrying in the Madurai region of India remains ongoing, and according to a report in the Business Standard, the Tamil Nadu government has told Madras High Court that it was dealing with illegal granite quarrying "with an iron hand."
A recent report in the Times of India indicates that police have arrested 23 people in four different granite firms for large-scale illegal quarrying in Madurai district, and PRP Exports, one of the largest stone producers in India -- and the world -- has been shut down by government officials.
GerrityStone recently announced its participation in Boston Magazine’s Design Home 2012, which will open its doors to the public for six weeks of house tours, with all proceeds benefitting the Ronald McDonald House Charities this October.
In this issue of Stone World, we take a look at several U.S. stone producers. Among them is Quality Stone Quarries in Stigler, OK. The owner of the quarry has transitioned his business through the years to keep up with market demand.