Articles Tagged with ''stone industry''

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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TISE debuts in Miami

In its inaugural year, The International Surface Event (TISE) East promises to offer a premiere trade exhibition and conference program for the stone, tile and flooring industries
The new edition is scheduled from October 19 to 22, 2014 at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami Beach, FL.


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An extensive stone restoration project of a San Francisco building brought back its original charm and luster

In 2011, architects Cathy Simon, FAIA, LEED® AP, design principal at Perkins+Will and Peter Birkholz, AIA, LEED® AP, associate principal at Page & Turnbull, were hired by developers Wilson Meany to rehabilitate and renew 140 New Montgomery Street in San Francisco, CA, the former headquarters of the Pacific Telephone Co.


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Stones of North America Version 3 by Marble Institute of America (MIA)

Stones of North America is a comprehensive iPad app that gives design and construction professionals quick and easy access to detailed information about natural stones quarried in North America.


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Machine of the Month : The Hercules® Versatile

The Hercules® Versatile is a fast and safe hydroplaning router from Braxton-Bragg


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From the Editor: Fall 2014

The tile industry continues to evolve, and one thing in particular that is noticeable is tile sizes are getting larger and thicknesses are getting thinner.


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A joint venture in tile

GrizForm Design Architects joined forces with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi, a new restaurant and lounge in Washington, DC, which features an assortment of porcelain tile
Last year, award-winning firm GrizForm Design Architects partnered with restaurateur Mark Kuller to create Doi Moi


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SFA Italy tour 2014

Traveling 1,250 miles throughout Italy in a just over a week, the fourth edition of the SFA tour provided educational and networking opportunities between fabricators and members of the Italian stone industry
Now in its fourth year, the Stone Fabricators Alliance’s (SFA) annual trip to Italy has become a well-recognized educational tour.


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Solancis of Benedita: Running an efficient limestone operation

Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, owns 12 limestone quarries on the Iberian Peninsula — Serra de Aire e Candeeiros — and takes measures to run a state-of-the-art operation with safety and the environment as a top priority
With roots dating back to 1969, Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, is a credible name in the stone industry.


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Check out the January 2015 issue of Stone World, which features its annual Stone World Fabricator Market Forecast

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2015 Winter

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

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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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