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

By Michael Reis
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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

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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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Shelburne Museum in Vermont uses local slate flooring

By Jennifer Adams
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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

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Take a look at this year's Fabricating Technology products.


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Brazilian supplier Decolores has success with equipment investments

By Michael Reis
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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

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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

By Michael Reis
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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

By Michael Reis
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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

By Michael Reis
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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
By Jennifer Adams
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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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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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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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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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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