Articles Tagged with ''stoneworking''

A continually expanding palette

In business for 35 years, Gramil of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, has steadily increased its level of production and its quarrying efforts, including a state-of-the-art operation for extracting white quartzite in the state of Ceará
By Michael Reis
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Starting in 1978 with a single quarry, Gramil has became a leading producer of material in Brazil, with 16 quarries and more than 50 different materials in its product line.


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Don’t ever stop learning

By Michael Reis
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In addition to visiting the many stone events on the “Spring Trade Show Circuit” so far this year — Las Vegas, Brazil, Atlanta, etc. — I took some time last month to travel to Salt Lake City, UT, for the Utah Stone Summit


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A positive start to 2013

By Michael Reis
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Back in January, Stone World published its annual “Fabricator Market Forecast,” a survey conducted by BNP Media (Stone World’s parent company) that is sent to thousands of fabricators across the America.


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Limestone complements high-tech residential design

For the expansion of a private residence in Texas, the architect selected local limestone to work in conjunction with a modern design and materials palette
By Michael Reis
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In conceiving the addition to a private residence in the Dallas, TX, area, the goal for Stephen B. Chambers Architects, Inc. was to amplify the modernity of the design, create a stronger relationship with the natural amenities of the site and adjacent lake; and add regional character.


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Charting a new course with technology

By Michael Reis
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Located in Englewood, CO, Front Range Stone has expanded its level of technology over the past few years — in terms of equipment as well as job templating and programming


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Brazil fair to showcase an industry on the rise

The Vitoria Stone Fair will showcase the latest Brazilian materials and finishes within the world marketplace.
By Michael Reis
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After several difficult years, exports of Brazilian stone production are on the rise again, and the full spectrum of Brazil’s stone offerings will be on display at the Vitória Stone Fair from February 26 to March 1


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Historic mansion restored with local limestone

By Karissa Giuliano
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Originally constructed in Missouri, the Queen Anne Mansion was moved to Eureka Springs, AR, and later renovated with stone from Ozark Southern Stone


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U.S. fabricators say they are planning major equipment purchases, but do they mean it?

By Michael Reis
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Each year, at the beginning of December, I receive the results of the annual "Fabricator Market Forecast"


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Cold Spring Granite offers New World Stoneworks System

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Cold Spring Granite now offers New World Stoneworks® — an innovative system that uses natural stone for full masonry veneer on both interior and exterior projects.


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Evaluating machinery purchases

By Dan Riccolo
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Choosing what machine you want — and when you buy it — is a huge step for most fabrication shops.


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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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Stone World September 2014 cover

2014 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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