Articles Tagged with ''natural stone''

Rebuilding from the ground up

After a devastating house fire, a Los Angeles family vows to create a stunning eco-friendly new home — featuring Silestone quartz surfacing
By Sara Garafalo
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On Christmas Day in 2011, Steven and Cindy Ambers’ house in Los Angeles, CA, was destroyed beyond repair by a tragic kitchen fire.


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MIA quarry tour explores Georgia stone quarries

The Marble Institute of America’s 2014 quarry tour — including stone professionals from 15 states — headed to Elberton and Tate, GA, for the first time to witness both historic and modern day stone production
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For years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has led study tours to quarries around the U.S., Canada and abroad.


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MS Africa & Middle East 2014 -- The 'Marmomacc & Samoter' event in Egypt

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Marmomacc and Samoter join forces with Art Line/ExpoLink, the two Egyptian show organizers, for a new event in Cairo, Egypt -- MS Africa & Middle East -- The International Trade Fair for Stone Design, Technology, Earthmoving and Building Machinery (www.msafrica.net).


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BSI unites with five stone industry organizations to form NSA

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Building Stone Institute (BSI) will unite with five other stone industry organizations to form the Natural Stone Academy (NSA). The NSA will offer in-booth education sessions at the AIA National Expo in Chicago, IL, June 26 to 28.


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Carraramarmotec presents Stone Sector 2014

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CarraraMarmotec will be presenting the annual report on the world stone industry trends and imports-exports by the Internazionale Marmi e Macchine research office.


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MIA hosts first ever "Women in Stone" event at Coverings 2014

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The Marble Institute of America (MIA) hosted the first gathering of its new "Women in Stone" (WIS) group during Coverings 2014, held in Las Vegas, NV, April 29 to May 2.


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Wynnchurch Capital acquires Indiana Limestone and appoints Tom Quigley as CEO

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Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market and private-equity firm, has acquired the assets of Indiana Limestone Co., the largest dimensional limestone quarrier and fabricator in the U.S. Wynnchurch acquired the assets out of bankruptcy.


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Marmomacc Stone Academy accepting applications for "Designing with Natural Stone 2014"

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The 16th edition of Marmomacc Stone Academy's "Designing with Natural Stone" will run from September 22 to 27, 2014 in Verona, Italy, in conjunction with Marmomacc


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Large turnout at Xiamen Stone Fair 2014

Exhibitors and attendees from around the world gathered in Xiamen, China, for the international stone show, which attracted more than 140,000 visitors
By Alex Bachrach
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For the last several years, people have been talking about the growth of the Xiamen Stone Fair, held annually in Xiamen, China


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Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America receives good results

The vibe felt throughout the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America exhibition — held this past February in Vitória, Brazil — indicates positive signs of recovery for the stone industry
By Alex Bachrach
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In Vitória, Brazil, this year, Stone World attended the annual stone industry gathering in one of the most important stone-producing countries in the world.


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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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2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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

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