Articles Tagged with ''MIA''

New Historic Documentary on Natural Stone in the works

M S International (MSI), one of the industry's largest stone distribution companies, will provide funding to the Marble Institute of America to produce a major new documentary that memorializes the global historic relationship between mankind and natural stone.


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We all need education

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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

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

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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