This scholarship was originally established in 2004 to provide educational opportunities for aspiring fabricators, installers or administrative apprentices interested in furthering their careers within the natural stone industry.
The Building Stone Institute (BSI) and Marble Institute of America (MIA) will jointly host a 2015 study tour with Washington, D.C., as the backdrop for a three-day event immersed in its rich heritage of natural stone.
The organizers of the Xiamen Stone Fair, Mr. Lai Guoxiang, Christabel Zhang and Shirley Chen, met with Stone World publisher, Alex Bachrach, and Marble Institute of America (MIA) Executive Vice President and CEO, Jim Hieb, in the MIA offices in Oberlin, OH, last week to discuss several ways to cooperate more in the future.
First presented in 1977, the Tucker Design Award is the most prestigious architectural design award for the building, landscape and design communities, honoring those whose work exhibits excellence and innovation in concept, design, construction and use of natural stone.
Bob Hendon, American Tile & Stone’s (ATS) Vice President and General Manager has announced that the company has recently expanded its distribution network with a new 140,000 square-foot showroom and warehouse in northwest Houston at 8760 Clay Road.
In this issue of Stone World, read more about the new Silica Rule, which was recently announced by the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) and scheduled to go into effect on June 23, 2016.