Articles Tagged with ''natural stone''

An extensive stone restoration project of a San Francisco building brought back its original charm and luster

In 2011, architects Cathy Simon, FAIA, LEED® AP, design principal at Perkins+Will and Peter Birkholz, AIA, LEED® AP, associate principal at Page & Turnbull, were hired by developers Wilson Meany to rehabilitate and renew 140 New Montgomery Street in San Francisco, CA, the former headquarters of the Pacific Telephone Co.


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Nebula Alpha by Silestone

Illustrating the unexpected beauty of nature with soft, deep and balanced tones, Nebula Alpha is an evolution of Nebula and Nebula Code, two color series that have received an overwhelming response worldwide.


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Stones of North America Version 3 by Marble Institute of America (MIA)

Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad app that gives design and construction professionals quick and easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America.


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Stone of the Month : White Piracema granite

This Stone of the Month is supplied by Andrade Group of Serra, ES, Brazil. Technical details provide a frame of reference only.


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Designing with the landscape in mind

I recently had the opportunity to visit Manitoga, which was the estate and modernist home of industrial designer Russel Wright.


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M S International, Inc.'s website now offers previews of slabs available locally

M S International, Inc. (MSI) has announced to fabricators, retailers, designers, and consumers the ability to quickly preview slabs of granite, marble, quartz, onyx, limestone, soap stone and others located at the nearest MSI distribution center.


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Levantina takes part in Kazakhstan's leading construction trade fair for first time

The trade fair was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, from September 2 to 5, 2014.


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Solancis of Benedita: Running an efficient limestone operation

Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, owns 12 limestone quarries on the Iberian Peninsula — Serra de Aire e Candeeiros — and takes measures to run a state-of-the-art operation with safety and the environment as a top priority
With roots dating back to 1969, Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, is a credible name in the stone industry.


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Ruipedra focusing on limestone production

With 20 years of experience in stone processing, Ruipedra exclusively quarries and supplies Portuguese limestone for projects worldwide
Ruipedra of Casais Monizes, Portugal, is a 20-year-old company specializing in the production of Portuguese limestone.


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An Educational Success from stone quarries

In June, I had the opportunity to join a group of architects on a journey to the two largest stone quarrying and processing hubs in Portugal


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October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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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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Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From fabrication...to installation...to marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.

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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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