Articles Tagged with ''stone industry''

Joining forces for a safe work environment

A few weeks ago, I met Jonathan Mitnick, vice president of CCS Stone, Inc., managing partner of Marble Devices, U.S. and current chair of the Marble Institute of America (MIA) Safety Committee


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MIA Seeks Participation in its Fabricator Benchmarking Survey

The deadline to submit is October 31, 2014 and it is now easier than ever to participate - all that is needed is to answer a few straightforward business questions.


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Coverings Appoints Alena Capra as Industry Ambassador

In this newly created position, Capra will serve a critical role as a liaison to the local industries related to tile and stone, as well as to the media.


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Stone industry Health and Safety Handbook now available

The 172-page book takes a comprehensive look at OSHA’s relationship with the stone industry and how to remain in compliance.


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Committed to harvesting indigenous resources: North Carolina Granite Corp.

Celebrating 125 years of business this year, North Carolina Granite Corp. of Mount Airy, NC, has become a renowned quarrier of natural stone products and is committed to sustainable practices
More than 140 years ago in 1872, a farmer by the name of John Gilmer purchased several thousand acres of land covering what is now part of Mount Airy, NC, and the village of Flat Rock, NC.


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Digital Technology Makes for an Efficient and Productive Operation

Signature Countertops, Inc. in Scottsburg, IN, has created a strong team environment, which combined with state-of-the-art equipment, including digital technology, makes for an efficient and productive operation
Like most fabricators in the industry, Chris Garten, president of Signature Countertops, Inc. in Scottsburg, IN, started out using luan strips to template.


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The story behind the quarry

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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Safety on the jobsite

When away from the shop, it is still important to keep best safety practices at the forefront to ensure an injury-free and successful stone installation
As fabricators, we have many safety issues to deal with on a regular basis.


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MIA Safety Committee announces new chairman

Recently named chairman of the MIA Safety Committee, Jonathan Mitnick sat down with Stone World to discuss some of the group’s current and future initiatives
In 2003, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) established its safety program. It later went on to start a Safety Committee in 2010, which initially had 16 member companies.


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Stone-specific seminars at TISE East 2014

The following list is a look at some of the stone-related sessions that will be offered.


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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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