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Crafting lifetime impressions in stone

Distributed across the U.S. by Cosmos, DSG Granites of India has grown to become a major processor of material from its home nation and across the world
August 1, 2013
DSG Granites (Divyashakti Granites Limited) has made a name for itself as a leading, innovative and dependable international exporter of granites.


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A race against time

Tab India feverishly worked to process more than 800,000 square feet of granite for the Afi Mall — Moscow’s grand shopping and entertainment center — in a tight timeframe of eight months
August 1, 2013
Positioned in the center of Moscow City, which has been deemed “the largest and most ambitious investment and development project in Europe,” the Afi Mall encompasses approximately 1.9 million square feet and is considered to be the largest shopping and entertainment complex in Russia’s capital city.


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A contemporary design in Texas limestone

James D. LaRue Architects selected local limestone for the design of an Austin, TX, residence, and the material use runs from the exterior to the interior
July 3, 2013
Nestled along a steep hillside, a private residence in Austin, TX, was completed under the direction of Jim LaRue, AIA, of James D. LaRue Architects in Austin, TX.


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Fabricators discuss issues and solutions at Massachusetts Stone Summit

As part of the Marble Institute of America/Stone World industry education series, fabricators of all sizes gathered in the Boston area last month to discuss the issues affecting their business
July 3, 2013
On June 11, a group of fabricators from across New England gathered at Cosentino’s facility in Northborough, MA, for the Massachusetts Stone Summit


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Equipped for efficiency and quality

With a specialized material-handling system, well-organized inventory and experienced workers, Blume’s Solid Surface of Freeport, PA, has developed a solid reputation in its region
July 3, 2013
Although it was first established as a processor of solid surface countertops, Blume’s Solid Surface of Freeport, PA, is now considered to be a leading fabricator of natural stone and quartz surfacing


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Balancing craftsmanship and technology

While Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, has incorporated automated machinery into its production process, the 107-year-old company still relies on the skilled handwork of its artisans to create custom limestone architectural pieces
July 3, 2013
With roots dating back more than a century, Christie Cut Stone Co. of Galloway, TN, is a stone company devoted to tradition and producing quality work.


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New products and innovations highlight Coverings in Atlanta

Coverings moved to Atlanta, GA, for its 2013 edition, and it featured a range of stone products as well as technology innovations
July 3, 2013
Coverings took place at the George World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, from April 29 to May 2, and it drew more than 22,000 attendees.


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Bluestone completes design of Whole Foods location in Oklahoma City

For the first Whole Foods store in the Oklahoma City, OK, region, Mark Cavagnero Associates of San Francisco, CA, employed New York Bluestone to add visual appeal to the design
July 2, 2013
Situated along a creek, a new, upscale location for Whole Foods in Oklahoma City, OK, serves as the anchor at The Triangle at Classen Curve


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Penthouse suite refined with natural stone

Through the usage of various natural stones, a former bachelor pad was transformed into a high-class living space
July 2, 2013
Overlooking the Willamette River, a Portland, OR, penthouse suite started its design process off as a typical bachelor pad.


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Stone industry icon Coldspring reshapes its brand

The changes taking place at Coldspring are far more than a new name and corporate logo, as the company is positioning itself for broader diversification and long-term success
July 2, 2013
Founded more than 115 years ago, Coldspring has rebranded itself with a new, unified name that better reflects its diverse business activities.


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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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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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