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Stone Industry veterans team up to form Indiana Limestone Processor

Seeking an outlet for processing Indiana limestone, long-time industry veterans Joe Dellacroce of Connecticut Stone and Brenda Edwards of TexaStone Quarries have invested in a stoneworking mill


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Girasole of Italy uses new technology to produce exotics

Using resin technology to treat blocks of exotic material that would otherwise be useless, Girasole Pietre Naturali srl offers a broad collection of high-end slab products


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Jura limestone defines Al Hamra tower in Kuwait

With a height of 1,354 feet, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, holds the title as the tallest sculpted building in the world, and its sleek exterior is lavishly dressed in Jura limestone from Germany
Hailed as the tallest sculpted building in the world, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, stands at 1,354 feet and features a continuous stone facade.


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Innovative cladding system bolsters campus theater

Designed by the renowned architectural firm Pelli Clarke Pelli, the new theater facility at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, was clad in stone using a specialized cladding system – selected in coordination with Architect of Record, CannonDesign — that allows for an efficient and quick installation


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Following campus tradition of stone architecture

The humanities departments at Boston College gets a new home at Stokes Hall, which matches the prestigious school’s historic Gothic-style stone architecture on its Middle Campus
Earlier this year, Tsoi/Kobus & Associates completed work on Stokes Hall at Boston College.


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Stone of the Month: Jura Beige limestone

This Stone of the Month supplied by Vereinigte Marmorwerke (VM) Kaldorf GmbH, Titting-Kaldorf, Germany.


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Residence is an example of green architecture in stone

With a focus on being environmentally friendly, the Castaway III Model is the first of the Zero Energy America Homes to be opened to the public
Zero Energy America is a project by Marc Rutenberg Homes to build four houses in the Tampa Bay area at the extreme of green building


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MIA releases new premium quarry poster series

The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released a new series of premium showroom posters featuring magnificent pictures of natural stone quarries.


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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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Pacific Shore Stones acquires new location in Charleston, SC

Representatives with Pacific Shore Stones recently announced that it is expanding to open its 13th location, in Charleston, SC.


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