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Restoring a hotel's public face

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The east elevations of the Congress Plaza Hotel towers in Chicago, IL, were cleaned after over a century to revitalize the limestone facade.
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Gangsaw plant opens in Vermont

By Michael Reis
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Vermont Quarries Corp. has opened a state-of-the-art block processing facility inside the historic underground Danby Quarry.
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CNC Case Study: Spanning generations of technology

By Michael Reis
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In 1986, Fordham Marble was the first American company to bring in a CMS/Brembana Computer Numerically Controlled stoneworking machine, and they recently added a second state-of-the-art model.
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A new start in stone

By Jennifer Adams
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After being abandoned for more than a decade due to a slumping real estate market, an office complex in Houston, TX, was revitalized with the use of natural stone.
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Taiwan retail complex is clad in Finnish granite

By Michael Reis
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Built to be one of the modern cultural icons in Taipei, Taiwan, the Core Pacific City Mall features an 11-story sphere that is covered with Eagle Red granite from Finland.
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Keeping pace with the world market

By Michael Reis
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As one of the leading block traders in the world, R.E.D. Graniti has successfully worked to anticipate international market trends and consumer preferences
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Baalbek keeps its secrets

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After thousands of years, the stonework in Baalbek, Lebanon, remains a mystery, as locals debate whether it was achieved through Roman genius or by the work of the gods
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Limestone provides cost-effective quality

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While aesthetics were important in the design of the Scott M. Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City, UT, it was the issue of durability that determined the type of stone used for the building's exterior cladding
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Italian fabricator focuses on high-end design

By Michael Reis
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With a product line of upscale tiles, mosaics, borders and sinks, Alfredo Salvatori srl fabricates natural stone for an upscale client base
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Carrara Fair takes place in Italian stoneworking center

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The 23rd edition of CarraraMarmotec was an opportunity for visitors to tour a major stone exhibition while also visiting some of the world's largest stoneworking operations, which are located in the local Carrara, Italy, region
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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 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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