To help promote the popularity of one of their most popular products, Caprock Hardscape Supply, sister company and the retail distribution center for Quality Stone Quarries located in Stigler, OK, built an outdoor kitchen to help their customers visualize the scope of stonework they can produce.
Laticrete, manufacturer of construction solutions for the building industry, introduced its new, state-of-the-art Dry Mortar Plant, Research & Development Center and Technical Training Facility in Hyderabad, India
Large-format natural stone tile is in demand for a variety of reasons. Designers like the aesthetically pleasing, open look it gives floors and walls in residential and commercial applications. Consumers like the natural beauty of a large stone expanse and appreciate the easier maintenance resulting from fewer grouted joints. But large-format tile also has its installation challenges. Working with large-format stone requires tighter tolerances in the substrate. In addition, its weight makes it harder to handle in both floor and wall applications.
In this issue of Stone World, read more about the new Silica Rule, which was recently announced by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and scheduled to go into effect on June 23, 2016.