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Granite, Limestone and Marble - Part I: Structural and Chemical Effects on Water Absorption

This is the first in a series of publications that will examine how stone chemistry and morphology affect the performance and efficiency of protective stone sealers for stain and soil resistance.
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Architects Roundtable: Studios Architecture

The practical aspects of stone specification and construction are examined in this Stone World roundtable discussion, which took place at Studios Architecture in San Francisco, CA.
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CNC Case Study: Custom countertop fabrication

Three partners used their previous experience in cutting glass tops to form World Stone Fabricators in Charlotte, NC -- a fabricating facility focused on producing kitchen countertops.
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CNC stoneworking technology continues to advance

From large countertops to detailed sculptures, the use of computer-controlled machines minimizes human error while providing accurate and exact stonework.
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Limestone communicates cowgirl spirit

For The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame in Fort Worth, TX, limestone was used to communicate the feeling of permanence and pioneer strength.
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Maintaining traditional character at Rice Univesity

The restoration and replacement of Indiana limestone took part in keeping the original architecture of Keck Hall chemistry laboratory at Rice University in Houston, TX.
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StonExpo / MIA heads to Baltimore

The next edition of the StonExpo trade show / Marble Institute of America Convention is set for December 5 to 7, 2002, at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD.
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University design inspired by the Mediterranean

The design of Soka University in Aliso Viejo, CA, used porphyry, travertine and slate to obtain a peaceful feeling to the campus.
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Fabricator Case Study: Containing limestone dust

Farr APC worked closely with Air/Pro to customize dust collectors as needed to fit Indiana Limestone Co., Inc.'s unique requirements.
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Upholding the architectural tradition of downtown St. Paul

An assortment of granite was employed in the design of a second headquarters for Minnesota Life, which complemented the existing architecture in St. Paul, MN, as well as creating a modern image for the company.
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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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From fabrication...to installation...to marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.

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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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