Articles Tagged with ''natural stone''

Stone-specific seminars at Coverings 2014

April 1, 2014
Coverings 2014 will offer 70-plus educational seminars, with a fifth day added to the program this year.


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The Italian Trade Commission pavilion at Coverings

April 1, 2014
At this year’s Coverings show, which will be held from April 29 to May 2 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, the Italian Trade Commission (ITC) is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones.


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Coverings celebrates its Silver Anniversary in Las Vegas

After 25 years, Coverings remains one of the largest and most popular international tile and stone exhibitions—drawing in almost 1,000 exhibitors annually
April 1, 2014
What better way to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Coverings — the U.S. international tile and stone exhibition — than in Las Vegas.


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Limestone creates one-of-a-kind residential design

An outdated beach house undergoes metamorphosis to maximize ocean views and sun exposure, earning it the Award of Excellence for Residential Interior/Exterior for the 2013 Pinnacle Awards
April 1, 2014
Situated on one of the most high-end streets in Long Island, NY, is a private residence that took a very specific design goal and transformed it into one of the most unique homes the island has ever seen.


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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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Bethel White granite

April 1, 2014
This Stone of the Month is supplied by Rock of Ages Corp. of Barre, VT.


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Sam Arcot awarded 2013 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award

March 31, 2014
Sam Arcot, Manager – Residential & Special Projects at Rugo Stone in Lorton, VA, has been awarded the 2013 Marble Institute of America (MIA) Natural Stone Scholarship Award.


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Marmomacc Stone Academy and Assimagra offer continuing education program for architects in Portugal

March 21, 2014
In collaboration with Veronafiere's Marmomacc Stone Academy, Assimagra -- the Portuguese Mineral Resources Association -- will offer the first continuing education course on natural stone design for foreign architects in Portugal.


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Encouraging signs in Brazil and China

March 10, 2014
The last month has certainly been a busy one. At the end of January, most of the industry headed to Las Vegas for StonExpo and Surfaces (now part of the larger exhibition referred to as the International Surfaces Event).


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Coverings Installation Design Showcase celebrates leading installation and design talent

In its fifth year, the live-action demonstration and exhibit will pair representatives from regional design organizations with industry-leading tile and stone manufacturers
March 5, 2014
Attendees of Coverings, North America's largest tile and stone exposition and conference, will see firsthand the visions of four Las Vegas-area design teams come to life during the show's Installation Design Showcase (IDS).


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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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