Articles Tagged with ''slabs''

Processing a world of stone

March 25, 2011
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

March 25, 2011
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

March 3, 2011
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

January 27, 2011
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

January 4, 2011
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

September 27, 2010
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

September 27, 2010
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

September 2, 2010
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

September 2, 2010
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

September 2, 2010
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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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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