Articles Tagged with ''slabs''

Processing a world of stone

By Michael Reis
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Founded by Nicola Bagnara in 1948, Nikolaus Bagnara S.p.A. began operations as a monument producer and quarrier of porphyry in the area of Bolzano, Italy. Today, the company has developed into a major international stone supplier, as it processes slabs, tiles and architectural stonework using the latest equipment and technology.
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Producing Brescia marble through the decades

By Jennifer Adams
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Sitting at the foot of the Alps is Brescia, an Italian city that has a rich history in stone quarrying. Part of Italy’s Lombardy region, the area is home to 55 active sites -- including one owned and operated by Marmi Ghirardi srl, a family business founded in 1938.
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Coverings Exhibitor Preview

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Coverings exhibitor preview featuring Andean Stone Company, Braxton-Bragg, Carmel Stone Imports, Chemcore Industries, Dimpomar, Laser Products, Levantina, Marbrasa and more.
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South Carolina fabricator stresses craftsmanship

By Michael Reis
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Since its foundation 23 years ago, StoneWorks of Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC, has placed a special emphasis on quality, organization and craftsmanship. Earlier this year, the family-owned company received acknowledgment of its commitment to the trade with its designation as a Marble Institute of America (MIA) Accredited Natural Stone Fabricator. 
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"The Big Lie" regarding countertop pricing

By Scott McGourley
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If you are like most of the stone shop owners I know, you probably started your stone career with wild expectations of how much money you can make.
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Stone medallion spruces up performing arts center

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An existing terrazzo floor at the entrance to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center was recently replaced with a large granite medallion that includes waterjet-cut inscriptions of donor names.
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Machine of the Month: SX5

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The SX5 from Scandinvent is an an interpolated, give axis, powerful (15- to- 21-horsepower spindle) fully automated stone CNC saw.
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U.S. quarrier continues its international impact

By Michael Reis
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With the supply of Bethel White granite for a major project in the United Arab Emirates, Rock of Ages continues its supply of American granite for large-scale architectural works in the Middle East.
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A 30-year collaboration in Italy

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With the addition of a Pedrini multi-wire block saw, Tomaino Marmi e Graniti of Castellamonte, Turin, Italy, continues its three-decade tradition of cooperation with the machinery supplier. 
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Adding new materials through technology

By Michael Reis
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With state-of-the-art equipment and material treatment, the Alberti Group is continually adding new introductions to its lineup of marble, onyx, travertine, granite and other stones.
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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 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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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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