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Proper jobsite behavior for fabricators

December 2, 2013
This article explains how behavior on the jobsite can affect your business as a whole.


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Knowledge is power for Arch City Granite and Marble Inc.

As Arch City Granite and Marble Inc. of St. Louis, MO, increases its rate of productivity with advanced machinery, the company takes pride in sharing knowledge with its customers
November 1, 2013
Since its inception in St. Louis, MO, in 2005, Arch City Granite and Marble, Inc. has valued fabricating with the most up-to-date machinery and tooling.


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2013 Sink Roundup

More stone fabricators are stocking sinks than ever before, and sink manufacturers are continually developing new products to accommodate the changing needs of the marketplace
November 1, 2013
The following is a look at some of the latest sink offerings on the market today.


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Stewards of an iconic Colorado stone

The Buster family doesn’t only produce and sell stone at Lyons Sandstone; they also serve as educators on the past, present and future of the material, which is a signature building stone for the state of Colorado
November 1, 2013
When you visit Lyons Sandstone’s website, the very first page welcomes architects and installers to come visit the quarry and get a first-hand understanding of their material.


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A facelift for the historic National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences received a sophisticated makeover while maintaining its original design and materials palette
November 1, 2013
The National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, enlisted the help of Quinn Evans Architects to provide new stone flooring that complemented and enhanced the existing stonework found in this 1927 historic building.


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Limestone ties modern Texas home to landscape

For the construction of their retirement home in Lampassas, TX, a couple turned to limestone to match the landscape and to tie a traditional Texas ranch home feel to a unique contemporary design
November 1, 2013
Set on an 85-acre ranch in Lampassas, TX, is the Triple Creek Ranch, or more affectionately known by passer-bys for its unique, contemporary design, the “Casa de Corazon,” (heart house) and the “butterfly house.”


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Real Stone and Granite: Weathering the storm with digital technology

With 35 versatile employees and a state-of-the-art fabrication facility, Real Stone and Granite of Fort Pierce, FL has survived the recession and come out thriving.
October 1, 2013
Real Stone and Granite is a custom fabricator of all type of natural stone, and it specializes in higher-end exotic materials such as quartzite, onyx, agates, etc.


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Custom Marble & Granite: Running the gamut of stone fabrication

Custom Marble & Granite of Butler, PA, handles the full spectrum of stone fabrication, from residential countertops to sophisticated commercial work
October 1, 2013
Run by the husband-and-wife team of Lester Swick and Jean Marie Schneider, Custom Marble & Granite of Butler, PA, relies on professional experience and technology to process stone and quartz surfacing for commercial and residential work across Western Pennsylvania.


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How OSHA is failing the U.S. stone industry

OSHA’s recent proposal to increase regulations on silica is the latest example of the organization’s lack of understanding of the stone fabrication industry
October 1, 2013
As an industry trade magazine, I believe that one of the most important things that Stone World can do to benefit the trade is to promote workplace safety.


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Danby marble and Stony Creek granite renovate Federal Building Plaza in NYC

Vermont Quarries Corp. in Mendon, VT, and Stony Creek granite from Stony Creek Quarry Corp. in Branford, CT, were selected to design the plaza
October 1, 2013
Originally constructed in 1968, the Jakob K. Javits Federal Building Plaza, which sits in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan — at Worth and Lafayette Streets — is a triumph over its past design trials and errors.


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April 2014 stone world cover

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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!

  

Stone Industry Education

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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