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Upholding the architectural tradition of downtown St. Paul

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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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Carrara marble brings life to vintage building

By Jennifer Adams
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In renovating the Three Mellon Bank Center in Pittsburgh, PA, the architectural team at IKM Inc. used marble and granite in combination with other materials to create a bright inviting lobby.
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Glass towers rest on a base of stone

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The glossy, futuristic exterior of the Gannett/USA Today headquarters sits on a foundation of natural stone.
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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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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 September

In this issue of Stone World, we have a Report from Europe, which includes a series of articles about the quarries and stone processing operations that SW editor Jennifer Adams visited as part of the Marmomacc Stone Academy.

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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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