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Stone installation planning leads to saving money

August 1, 2014
During the planning phase of the stone installation for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, KEPCO+ was able to save the church a quarter of a million dollars with proper stone detailing and installation methods


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Restoring a stone treasure

The renovation and restoration of a former pachyderm exhibit delivers a new home for children’s zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo
July 9, 2014
The Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo and Faris Family Education Center, also known as KidZooU, is the keystone project in the ongoing transformation of the Philadelphia Zoo’s historic campus.


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Locally sourced stone earns LEED credits

New Mexico travertine was not only chosen for the new Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University for its quality, but also for the quarry’s close proximity to the project site, which achieved LEED credit for regional materials
July 7, 2014

With a unique curved stone exterior, the Center for the Arts at New Mexico State University (NMSU) in Las Cruces, NM, was designed to achieve LEED credit and to create cohesion among the school’s art facilities.


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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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"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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A modern-day “David” is sculpted out of Vermont Danby marble

December 16, 2013
"The Guardians: Hero and Superhero," two 13-foot-high statues by acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino were installed outside Bryant Park in New York City last week.


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Bedrosians Tile and Stone hosts grand opening in Arizona

December 2, 2013
Bedrosians Tile and Stone hosted a grand opening of its new store on November 13 in Scottsdale, AZ.


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MSI opens new Florida distribution center

The state-of-the-art facility is designed to better serve MSI’s broad customer base, including designers, fabricators, dealers, architects, kitchen and bath and hardscaping retailers.
December 2, 2013
The new 120,000-square-foot distribution center is located in Deerfield Beach, FL.


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Beverly Hills luxury long stay residence remodel is set in stone

The AKA Beverly Hills in California — which stretches the entire block of Crescent Drive and faces the Hollywood Hills — recently underwent a $10 million remodeling in which a variety of stones used throughout offer an exclusive feel to its guests
October 1, 2013
From the time guests make their way inside the AKA Beverly Hills hotel in California they can enjoy the ambiance and functionality provided by natural stone.


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Sustainability serves as inspiration for Museum of Natural Sciences

With a focus on the environment, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences wanted natural materials — including domestic stone — for its new Nature Research Center
October 1, 2013
The Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the focal point of the newly built Green Square Complex in Raleigh, NC.


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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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