Articles Tagged with ''slabs''

Processing a world of stone

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

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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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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