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Shelburne Museum in Vermont uses local slate flooring

February 3, 2014
Local slate and granite were employed in the design of the new Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education at the Shelburne Museum in Shelburne, VT, to meet sustainability requirements as well as reflecting the region


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Fabricating Technology -- Tooling and Accessories

February 3, 2014
Take a look at this year's Fabricating Technology products.


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Brazilian supplier Decolores has success with equipment investments

February 3, 2014
In business since 2001, Decolores has been focused on growing its operation over the past five years, and it is currently enjoying an unprecedented level of success


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Brazilian stone exports see major increase in 2013

February 3, 2014
Through the first 10 months of 2013, exports of natural stone from Brazil grew by 23.27% over the same period a year earlier


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More international buyers expected at 2014 Vitoria Stone Fair in Brazil

February 3, 2014
Rebranded as Vitória Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America this international stone fair in the stone-rich region of Vitória, Espírito Santo, Brazil, will combine business with design and product culture, drawing an audience of stone industry professionals as well as architects


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"Guardians" sculpture in New York City is example of one-of-a-kind fabrication on display in Manhattan

February 3, 2014
In a demonstration of accuracy and innovation in stone drafting and fabrication, Union Marble & Granite and Precision Stone worked with acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino on his project, “The Guardians: Hero and Superhero,”


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Union Marble of Westbury, NY, is equipped for high-end fabrication

February 3, 2014
With state-of-the-art technology and skilled craftsmen for stone drafting, fabrication and installation, Union Marble & Granite and Precision Stone, Inc. of Westbury, NY, are able to provide completed stonework for some of the most advanced projects in the country


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Jura limestone defines Al Hamra tower in Kuwait

With a height of 1,354 feet, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, holds the title as the tallest sculpted building in the world, and its sleek exterior is lavishly dressed in Jura limestone from Germany
January 8, 2014
Hailed as the tallest sculpted building in the world, the Al Hamra Tower in Kuwait City, Kuwait, stands at 1,354 feet and features a continuous stone facade.


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Residence is an example of green architecture in stone

With a focus on being environmentally friendly, the Castaway III Model is the first of the Zero Energy America Homes to be opened to the public
January 8, 2014
Zero Energy America is a project by Marc Rutenberg Homes to build four houses in the Tampa Bay area at the extreme of green building


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Fabricating Technology 2014 -- Equipment

January 8, 2014
The Triton bridge saw, which is made in the U.S. by Matrix Machine Corp., is offered exclusively from GranQuartz.


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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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