Articles Tagged with ''MIA''

We all need education

By Michael Reis
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Earlier today, I visited a stone fabrication shop in my home state of New Jersey, and to me, the owner was the prototype of today’s progressive stone fabricator.
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New device for slab storage safety

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Going beyond employee material-handling procedures, a new product in the marketplace was designed to increase the safety factor involved in storing stone slabs


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Marble Institute of America (MIA)/Stone World seminars kick off in Charlotte

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An extensive slate of Marble Institute of America (MIA)/Stone World seminars is in place for 2012, and they have been carefully planned to offer the stone industry valuable information that will help them in their day-to-day business.


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GranQuartz Canada Hosts Industry Safety Meeting in Toronto

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MIA member firm Granquartz Canada hosted a MIA meeting of over 20 stone distributors to talk about safety initiatives for Canadian firms.


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Mapei sponsors iPad app for 'Stones of North America'

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In partnership with the Marble Institute of America (MIA), Mapei, a leading manufacturer of tile and stone installation systems, has sponsored the development of the MIA's new iPad application.


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MIA elects new officers and directors for 2012

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Michael Twiss, CEO of MIA Accredited Commercial A Contractor, Columbia Stone, and MIA Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator, Natural Stone Designs -- both located in Tualatin, OR -- has been elected President of the Marble Institute of America (MIA).


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MIA presents "Craftsman of the Year" Award

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The Marble Institute of America, Inc. (MIA) has announced Danny Catania of Miller Druck Specialty Contracting Co. in New York, NY, as the 2011 recipient of the MIA Natural Stone Craftsman of the Year Award.


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Three-fourths of homeowners planning a kitchen remodel want granite

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A new survey of American homeowners shows they overwhelmingly recognize the value, beauty, durability and safety of granite countertops.


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Ronald Alan Busse receives 2011 MIA Migliore for Lifetime Achievement

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Ronald Alan Busse, who spent over 50 years in the natural stone industry, has been awarded the 2011 Migliore Award for Lifetime Achievement by the Marble Institute of America (MIA). Busse accepted the award at the annual Marble Institute of America (MIA) Awards Luncheon held during StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas 2012 in Las Vegas, NV.


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One Liners....

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The Marble Institute of America (MIA) now offers posters that promote sustainability.


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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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Stone World September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

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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STONE STANDARD

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

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

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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