Articles Tagged with ''stone quarries''

TexaStone Quarries Named First Company as a Certified Stone Producer that Adheres to New Sustainability Standards

The news was announced today by the Natural Stone Council, which completed the development of the voluntary standards earlier this year.


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Meeting the demand

The growing popularity of white marble countertops and vanities has been noticeable for a while, but I didn't realize just how much of a sensation they have become until a recent visit I made to the Vermont Danby marble quarry


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"Parade of Homes" features Tennessee fieldstone

For a private residence in Knoxville, TN, which was highlighted in an October “Parade of Homes,” BMJ Stone supplied its “Stonewood Mountain” fieldstone for the home’s exterior facade and interior fireplaces
Brian, Mike and John Rector first began pulling fieldstone out of the woods and hills of Tennessee with their father over 25 years ago.


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Geared for the full range of stoneworking

From high-volume slab production to world-class architectural projects, Saudi Marble & Granite Factory Co. Ltd. (SMG) is able to process large volumes of stone with optimal quality and efficiency
In 1991, Saudi Marble & Granite Factory Co. Ltd. (SMG) was established as a subsidiary of Al Harbi Group, a pioneer in Saudi Arabia’s mining and construction industries.


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Born under the Apuan Alps

With the purchase of six quarries in the Carrara region, the Santucci Group is carrying on a family legacy of quality stone production
Already a worldwide supplier of natural stone, the Santucci Group added to its stature with the purchase of six quarries for white marble in the "Monte Sargo" basin


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Taking flight to get the "story behind the stone"

The staff over here at Stone World makes use of many forms of transportation in order to bring you the story.


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Coldspring and Jason Mclennan introduce Green Product Line

Coldspring, a leading quarrier and fabricator of natural stone, has teamed with green building pioneer Jason F. McLennan to launch Earth Measure — a new product line of “deep green” reclaimed stone.


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A global resource for black granite

Marbrasa Marmores e Granitos do Brasil Ltda. of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, was founded in 1968 by Camilo Cola, and it has expanded its production greatly over the years.


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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
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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Making its name in Brazilian stone

With two company-owned quarries and automated stone-processing technology, PBA Stones has become a player in the international marketplace
From the very beginning, PBA Stones of Serra, Espírito Santo, Brazil, set out to make its mark by establishing standards and principles that would define its business philosophy.


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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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