Quarrying Sites

Born under the Apuan Alps

With the purchase of six quarries in the Carrara region, the Santucci Group is carrying on a family legacy of quality stone production
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Already a worldwide supplier of natural stone, the Santucci Group added to its stature with the purchase of six quarries for white marble in the "Monte Sargo" basin


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A global resource for black granite

By Michael Reis
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Marbrasa Marmores e Granitos do Brasil Ltda. of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, was founded in 1968 by Camilo Cola, and it has expanded its production greatly over the years.


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A continually expanding palette

In business for 35 years, Gramil of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, has steadily increased its level of production and its quarrying efforts, including a state-of-the-art operation for extracting white quartzite in the state of Ceará
By Michael Reis
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Starting in 1978 with a single quarry, Gramil has became a leading producer of material in Brazil, with 16 quarries and more than 50 different materials in its product line.


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A broad spectrum of Brazilian stone

Always on the lookout for unique stone materials in Brazil, Mag Ban of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, now owns a total of 16 quarries throughout the county
By Michael Reis
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Based in Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, Mag Ban has become a well-known name in the international stone industry.


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Making its name in Brazilian stone

With two company-owned quarries and automated stone-processing technology, PBA Stones has become a player in the international marketplace
By Michael Reis
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From the very beginning, PBA Stones of Serra, Espírito Santo, Brazil, set out to make its mark by establishing standards and principles that would define its business philosophy.


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A growing family of quarries

Eden Stone Co. and Valders Stone and Marble, Inc. cover a large area and an even larger market with their production
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In 1950, Eden Stone Co. Inc. in Eden, WI, was founded by Emil Gesell. Originally named Gesell and Sons, the quarry produced hand dressed-veneer and flagstone products.


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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.
By Jennifer Adams
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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
By Michael Reis
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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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Breathing new life into American soapstone

Alberene Soapstone of Schuyler, VA, is producing high-quality slabs of American soapstone
By Michael Reis
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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

By Michael Reis
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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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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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