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Limestone and marble used to make elegant, durable home in Austin, TX

A hilltop home in Austin, TX, coined “House on the Corner,” is a showcase of Lueders limestone and a variety of marble — making for an elegant yet durable design
August 1, 2014
A palette of Lueders limestone — both in veneer and tile format — was utilized throughout the home’s exterior and interior design to create a space reminiscent of the country with contemporary elements.


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Stone installation planning leads to saving money

August 1, 2014
During the planning phase of the stone installation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, KEPCO+ was able to save the church a quarter of a million dollars with proper stone detailing and installation methods


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Granite countershop business grows after the recession

After feeling the effects of the 2008 recession, Daniel Ghionoui moved his company’s location to help grow his fabrication business
August 1, 2014
Daniel Ghionoui entered the granite countertop industry in 1994 with a shop in Detroit, MI.


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Fabricators share experiences at MIA/Stone World Stone Summit in Dulles, VA

August 1, 2014
Recently a group of fabricators gathered at the MIA/Stone World Stone Summit, which took place at MSI’s facility in Dulles, VA, to listen to industry experts discuss ways to improve business as well as to network with their peers


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TISE East Sneak Peak

August 1, 2014
Recently, Stone World had the opportunity to talk with Show Director Aime Gilmore of The International Surface Event to learn more about what the exhibition — scheduled for October 20 to 22, 2014 in Miami, FL — has in store for its East Coast debut


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Granite added to Indira Gandhi International Airport

Regional granite was chosen for focal pieces throughout the design of the new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, India, for its permanence and versatility
August 1, 2014
In 2010, Odyssey: Stone Architecture & Design, an India-based design firm specializing in stone architecture, was commissioned to design and build a number of architectural stone elements for the new Terminal 3 at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport in New Delhi, India


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Coverings 2014 Product Round-up

More than 22,500 industry professionals attended Coverings this year to view the newest line-up of product innovations in the stone and tile industry
July 9, 2014
Coverings 2014 took place at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, from April 29 to May 2.


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Coverings celebrates 25 years in stone and tile industries

The 2014 edition of Coverings showed a rise in attendance and exhibitors — reflecting the sense of renewed energy in the stone and tile industries
July 9, 2014
Held from April 29 to May 2, 2014, at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the show reported an increase in attendance and the number of exhibitors — deeming it a successful event.


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Fabricator Benchmarking Report 2014

The Marble Institute of America has launched a webpage to feature industry information and trends
July 9, 2014
In January, Stone World published its annual fabricator market forecast for 2014.


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Restoring stone balustrades at a city landmark

A prominent Philadelphia park gets a makeover to revive its original grandeur
July 9, 2014
Rittenhouse Square is one of Philadelphia’s most prominent and historic parks, and one of William Penn’s original four squares framing the city.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

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2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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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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stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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