Stone Column

Stone Column:<br>Getting in touch with homeowners

May 5, 2004
Now that the Internet is firmly in place as a primary source of finding information on stone, the Stone World staff is receiving more calls than ever from natural stone consumers.
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Forum: What is the process for stone supply?

May 5, 2004
Something is not right about the manner in which the construction industry and bidding process works, specifically for natural stone.
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Re-Emerging:<br>Launching with state-of-the art equipment

April 11, 2004
When it began fabricating kitchen countertops and commercial work last September, Counter-Fit of Willingboro, NJ, chose some of the most advanced machinery from Italy
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Hitting the mainstream

April 11, 2004
In late February, I was interviewed by The New York Times for an article that they were preparing on the labor market in the U.S.
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Re-Emerging:<br>Providing Vermont granite to a worldwide market

March 10, 2004
As one of a number of quarries operated by Rock of Ages Corp., the Bethel White granite quarry is a prime producer of a pure even-grain material.
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Stone Column: Greetings from Brazil

March 10, 2004
This month, I am writing my column from a hotel room in Vitoria, Brazil, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in 90-degree heat in mid-February.
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Supplying natural stone throughout the year

February 2, 2004
Based in Boyertown, PA, Rolling Rock Building Stone supplies natural stone from the quarries of Southeastern Pennsylvania and beyond
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Stone Column: Fueling the fire

February 2, 2004
Late last year, I attended two industry trade shows within a span of three weeks - the International Tile & Stone Show (ITSS) in Las Vegas, NV, and StonExpo in Atlanta, GA.
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Machine of the Month:<br>The 595/3 machining center

January 10, 2004
The 595/3 machining center from Burkhardt GmbH of Germany is available in a version with three working axes and with four.
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Stone of the Month:<br>Seashell limestone

January 10, 2004
This Stone of the Month supplied by Tureks/Marble Systems, Fairfax, VA.
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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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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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!

  

Stone Industry Education

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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