Stone Column

Stone Column: Architects and education

Over the past decade, suppliers of stone, installation materials and maintenance products have placed a great deal of emphasis on educating architects on the technical aspects of natural stone.
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Stone Column: You Get What You Pay For

Back when I was in college, I saw one of those too-good-to-be-true advertisements for home electronics in the newspaper.
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Re-Emerging: Colorado Quarry Relies On Traditional Equipment

With two quarries and a retail location in the Colorado area, Stone Wholesale Corp. produces Brownstone, Cherokee stone and moss rock for large masonry companies, contractors and architects
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Re-emerging: Fostering a love of stone

After being inspired by a trip to Italy over 20 years ago, Charlie Zgonis founded Olympia Marble and Granite in Needham, MA
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Stone Column<br>Unprecedented growth, unprecedented competition

Five years ago, I remember telling friends from outside the stone industry how much the field has grown.
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Stone Column: Learning from others

For the first time ever, the subject of our “Re-Emerging U.S. Stone Industry” feature is not technically a member of the stone industry.
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Re-Emerging: Equipped to satisfy customer demand

Within several years, Counter Intelligence has dramatically increased the size of its business to capitalize on the growing market for Silestone Quartz Surfacing in the Washington, DC, area
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Re-emerging: Serving the production home market

Based in Phoenix, AZ, Abbott Granite Inc. fabricates stone for some of the largest developers and home-building companies in Arizona, and it has a meticulous system for staying organized
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Stone Column:<br>Educating the industry

Last month, in addition to my regular travel schedule, I made a special trip to Dallas, TX, to participate in the StonExpo Education Committee Advisory Meeting.
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Re-Emerging: Thriving with high-end technology

Since opening its new facility in 1994, Performance Tile & Stone of Rocklin, CA, has relied on CNC machinery from AGM for accurate countertop fabrication
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Stone World Magazine

Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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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 Education

Stone Industry Education

From marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.


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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.