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September 30, 2002
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Laticrete International of Bethany, CT, supplied all of the installation products for the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, CT, which was featured as the cover story of the September 2002 issue of Stone World ("Tribal history is reflected in Onyx," page 46.

Patricia Cronin of New York, NY, was the artist who made the over life-sized figurative sculpture featured in the article on Johnson Atelier in the August 2002 issue of Stone World ("Taking sculpture to the next level." page 36). The sculpture, which is shown on page 42, is entitled "Memorial to a Marriage," and its fabrication was sponsored by Grand Arts of Kansas City, MO. After its debut in Kansas City, the sculpture will be permanently installed in Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, NY. "It has been so exciting to be the first artist to use the Omag 5 machine, and perhaps it will bring back figurative public stone sculpture," Cronin said. For more information, Cronin can be reached via e-mail at

LuxStone Group, a supplier of natural stone based in Brazil, has announced that Export Sales Director Silvia N. De Tommaso is now responsible for sales to the U.S., as the company is no longer operating its office in Miami. De Tommaso can be reached through the company, Itaarte, and her phone number is 55-11-47811939; Fax: 55-11-47811919; E-mail:

Regent Products and Marmoelettromeccanica USA have broken ground on a 6,000-square-foot building for the storage of its heavy equipment line of saws and polishers. This new building, which is adjacent to Regent's 20,000-square-foot offices and warehouse, will provide needed space to accommodate the growing heavy equipment division. According to Paul Whitfield, vice president of Regent, this new facility will allow the company to keep its full line of saws and polishers in stock at all times, allowing for rapid delivery and installation and greater overall customer satisfaction. "Due to the increased demand we have experienced for our heavy equipment, we have undertaken this project with the aim of having these items on hand for immediate delivery, which we feel gives us greater flexibility in meeting our customers demands," he said.

Grupo Graninter, headquartered in Galacia, in the northwest of Spain, has opened a U.S. sales and marketing office in Alexandria, VA, nearing Washington, DC. Graninter is a leading quarrier and manufacturer of granite from all over the world, producing slabs, cut-to-size pieces and tiles. The office information is as follows: Graninter USA, Inc., 600 Cameron Street, Suite 305, Alexandria, VA 22314; Phone: 703-340-1626; Fax 703-340-1627; E-mail:; Internet:

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