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Andrade Group celebrates 25 years of business

In 1975, Brazilian brothers Celio and Zelto de Andrade created the Andrade Group, which started off as an aluminum company.
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How two brothers from Guidoni Group are becoming prominent producers and exporters of granite in Brazil

Brothers José Geraldo and Jose Antonio Guidoni founded Guidoni Group in 1989 in Espirito Santo, Brazil. Since then Guidoni has grown swiftly, becoming one of the most prominent producers and exporters of granite among companies in Brazil.


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Santo Antonio Granitos: Growing from a single gangsaw shop to a worldwide stone producer

In 1968, Luiz Scaramussa — with the support of his entire family — combined a small shed and a single gangsaw to start a sawmill to produce Santo Antonio white marble.


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VIDEO: NSC First Certified Company

TexaStone Quarries has become the first quarry to be certified to the NSC 373 Sustainable Production of Natural Dimension Stone


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TexaStone Quarries Named First Company as a Certified Stone Producer that Adheres to New Sustainability Standards

The news was announced today by the Natural Stone Council, which completed the development of the voluntary standards earlier this year.


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Designing with Natural Stone

The 16th edition of Marmomacc Stone Academy’s “Designing with Natural Stone” ran from September 22 to 27, 2014 in Verona, Italy, in conjunction with the international stone exhibition.


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Committed to harvesting indigenous resources: North Carolina Granite Corp.

Celebrating 125 years of business this year, North Carolina Granite Corp. of Mount Airy, NC, has become a renowned quarrier of natural stone products and is committed to sustainable practices
More than 140 years ago in 1872, a farmer by the name of John Gilmer purchased several thousand acres of land covering what is now part of Mount Airy, NC, and the village of Flat Rock, NC.


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A diamond in the rough : R.E.D. Graniti

R.E.D. Graniti, a world leader in stone production, realized the potential of the Colorado Yule marble quarry in Marble, CO, and committed to investing to make it a successful operation
Founded more than 140 years ago in Marble, CO, the quarry has a storied past.


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Solancis of Benedita: Running an efficient limestone operation

Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, owns 12 limestone quarries on the Iberian Peninsula — Serra de Aire e Candeeiros — and takes measures to run a state-of-the-art operation with safety and the environment as a top priority
With roots dating back to 1969, Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, is a credible name in the stone industry.


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Ruipedra focusing on limestone production

With 20 years of experience in stone processing, Ruipedra exclusively quarries and supplies Portuguese limestone for projects worldwide
Ruipedra of Casais Monizes, Portugal, is a 20-year-old company specializing in the production of Portuguese limestone.


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