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Marmomacc Stone Academy for architects takes place in conjunction with Verona Fair

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The 15th edition of the Marmomacc Stone Academy’s continuing education program on stone design for architects was another example of the show’s international dimension.


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Marmomacc in Verona continues to raise its international presence

By Michael Reis
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A new record of professional visitors from 143 different nations was recorded at the 48th edition of Marmomacc, which took place from September 25 to 28 in the historic stoneworking center of Verona, Italy.


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Proper jobsite behavior for fabricators

By Buddy Ontra
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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
By Michael Reis
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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
By Sara Garafalo
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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
By Michael Reis
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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
By Sara Garafalo
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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
By Kerri Walker
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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.
By Sara Garafalo
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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
By Michael Reis
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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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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.

Stone World Magazine

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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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