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StonExpo 2014/Marmomacc Americas: Fabricator Forum

March 3, 2014
The latest Fabricator Forum, held at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, covered a broad range of topics — including slab showers, staffing an operation, tracking production, setting customer expectations, commercial work and more


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Reviving a classic quarry

March 3, 2014
One of the latest acquisitions for Endless Mountain Stone is an historic Bluestone quarry site that dates back to 1848, when the famed Starrucca Viaduct was built near Lanesboro, PA.


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Bridging the past and future of Bluestone

With modern stoneworking equipment and historic quarry sites, Endless Mountain Stone of Susquehanna, PA, covers the full spectrum of Bluestone production
March 3, 2014
Founded in 1976, Endless Mountain Stone of Susquehanna, PA, was one of the pioneers of bringing automation to Bluestone, and it also firmly connected to the industry’s past with the acquisition of a quarry site that dates to the 1840s.


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Building a foundation in stone fabrication

Originally established in 1950 as a cultured marble production company, Grecian Marble & Granite was re-launched four years ago by its new owners as a full-scale stone fabrication shop
March 3, 2014
Since opening its doors in 1950, Grecian Marble & Granite in Oklahoma City, OK, has transformed itself from a cultured marble production company to a full-scale stone fabrication business. 


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Jon Lancto is Named Stone World Fabricator of the Year

March 3, 2014
The Nominating Committee for Stone World magazine has named Jon Lancto of Surface Products in Cornelius, NC, as Fabricator of the Year.


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Positive showing for StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas

March 3, 2014
A broad range of product types could be found alongside the stone-related offerings at StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas, which is now taking place in conjunction with TileExpo and Surfaces in a venture entitled The International Surface Event


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A little bit of heaven in St. Barth

For a luxurious rental home in St. Barth, Barnes Coy Architects created a house designed around views of the Caribbean Sea using Pennsylvania limestone
March 3, 2014
For lavish rental home La Danse des Etoiles, Saint Barthélemy (also known as St. Barth or St. Barts), architects Robert Barnes and Christopher Coy of Barnes Coy Architects of Bridgehampton, NY, were commissioned to create a property designed around views of the Caribbean Sea.


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Fabricator Forums & more at MIA/Stone World Industry Education Series

Across the country, Fabricator Forums are taking place as part of the MIA/Stone World Industry Education Series, along with presentations on cost analysis and advanced marketing strategies
February 3, 2014
Over the years, as the stone fabrication sector has grown, one of the most valuable educational opportunities that has developed is the “Fabricator Forum.”


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Coldspring's Mesabi Black and Lake Superior Green quarries supply legacies

February 3, 2014
From the northern reaches of Minnesota, Coldspring’s quarries for Mesabi Black® and Lake Superior Green® granite are being used for landmark projects across the country — including work at the World Trade Center site in New York City


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Girasole of Italy uses new technology to produce exotics

February 3, 2014
Using resin technology to treat blocks of exotic material that would otherwise be useless, Girasole Pietre Naturali srl offers a broad collection of high-end slab products


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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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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