Large-Scale Production

Carrying on the tradition of Arkansas limestone

With a history dating back to the 1800s, the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, has produced limestone for classic structures in the area and continues to supply current projects across the U.S.
May 1, 2013
Established in 1883 as Eureka Stone Co., the Ozark Southern Stone quarry in Beaver, AR, is rich in history.


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TexaStone Quarries hosts “Stone Extravaganza”

Last month, a group of architects and students gathered at TexaStone Quarries for hands-on education in the quarries and fabrication facilities
May 1, 2013
This event was part of the Building Stone Institute (BSI) Designer Education Series, featuring four AIA Continuing Education Units. The event also drew stone companies from Colorado, Idaho and Indiana.


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Microwave resin technology elevates Italian supplier

Marmi Orobici of Bergamo, Italy, has taken its production to the next level by investing in a state-of-the-art plant for resin-treating slabs using microwave technology
April 1, 2013
Founded in 1968 by Giuseppe Carnevale, Marmi Orobici Graniti S.p.A. of Bergamo, Italy, has maintained a pattern of growth over the years, and it is known worldwide as an international supplier of all stone varieties


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Breathing new life into American soapstone

Alberene Soapstone of Schuyler, VA, is producing high-quality slabs of American soapstone
March 1, 2013
As design trends continue toward a classic, refined look, traditional products such as soapstone are finding their way to the forefront of consumer consciousness.


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Quarry growth continues in North Carolina

February 1, 2013
Rock of Ages has stepped up its development of its Gardenia White and Salisbury Pink quarry sites in North Carolina, and the result is more efficient quarrying methods and a higher quality block yield


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Innovative byproduct use by Brazilian slab producer

February 1, 2013
Decolores of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, has developed a way to convert the abrasive slurry from natural stone processing into a product used to create bricks for construction


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Promoting the treasures of Sicily

October 1, 2012
A recent trip organized by the the Italian-American Chamber of Commerce of Chicago introduced a group of fabricators, architects and designers to Consortium Lapis and the products of its member companies in the Trapani region of Sicily


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Quarrying Perlato marble for 125 years

October 1, 2012
Now a third-generation operation, Levante & Co. has been quarrying Perlato marble since the company’s beginning in 1887


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Continuing to produce a traditional material

October 1, 2012
While the use of Rosso Sicilia marble dates back millions of years, company’s such as Group Pellegrino Import-Export srl maintain its presence on the market by still extracting and processing it


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A second-generation slab operation

October 1, 2012
In business for 50 years, Santangelo Marmi takes pride in being a Sicilian producer of Perlato and Perlatino slabs and tiles


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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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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!

  

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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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