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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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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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Limestone and marble used to make elegant, durable home in Austin, TX

A hilltop home in Austin, TX, coined “House on the Corner,” is a showcase of Lueders limestone and a variety of marble — making for an elegant yet durable design
A palette of Lueders limestone — both in veneer and tile format — was utilized throughout the home’s exterior and interior design to create a space reminiscent of the country with contemporary elements.


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Restoring stone balustrades at a city landmark

A prominent Philadelphia park gets a makeover to revive its original grandeur
Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent and historic parks, and one of William Penn’s original four squares framing the city.


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A course on stone

I recently had the opportunity to join a group of architects on a trip to Portugal where we had the chance to visit several marble and limestone quarries as well as some stone processing plants.


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Connecticut Stone forging ahead with new partnership and website

Connecticut Stone of Milford, CT, and TexaStone Quarries of Garden City, TX, have joined forces to create TexaCon CutStone in Bloomington, IN, with a common goal to fabricate and deliver high quality Indiana limestone in a timely basis across North America.


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Wynnchurch Capital acquires Indiana Limestone and appoints Tom Quigley as CEO

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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Limestone ties modern Texas home to landscape

For the construction of their retirement home in Lampassas, TX, a couple turned to limestone to match the landscape and to tie a traditional Texas ranch home feel to a unique contemporary design
Set on an 85-acre ranch in Lampassas, TX, is the Triple Creek Ranch, or more affectionately known by passer-bys for its unique, contemporary design, the “Casa de Corazon,” (heart house) and the “butterfly house.”


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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
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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Blending romance and country style

For a private residence in Texas, architect Rick Burleson used limestone to create a romantic vibe in a hill country setting
The homeowners of a private residence in Wimberley, TX, wanted a romantic-style home that would blend with their hill country surroundings. They


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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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