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Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe launches Web site to support skilled trades workers

June 23, 2011
BNP Media, a parent company of Stone World, has entered into a partnership with Mike Rowe, host of cable show Dirty Jobs, to supply blogs for his Web site Trades Hub.
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LIVE Show Report: Stone+Tec kicks off in Germany

June 22, 2011
Stone+Tec 2011 opened today in Nuremberg, Germany, and it will continue through June 25. The event is showcasing stone producers from around the world, along with suppliers of stoneworking machinery and accessories.
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Granite City Auction to be held Saturday, June 25, 2011

June 21, 2011
The Granite City Auction will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 5041 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago, IL. A preview will be held on Friday, June 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and from 9 to 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 25 -- the day of the auction.
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MIA and Marmomacc expand Grande Pinnacle Award to include award for Project Architect

June 15, 2011
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) recently announced an expansion of the premier natural stone industry award, the Grande Pinnacle Award, exclusively sponsored by Marmomacc.
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Breton promotes Gerry Van Der Bas to National Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada

June 13, 2011
Gerry Van Der Bas has been named to replace Michele Ballarin as National Sales Manager for the U.S. and Canada for Breton, a leading manufacturer of stoneworking equipment. Ballarin is accepting a directorship within the Breton family of companies.
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East Coast Tile and D&B Tile are reporting higher than projected profits

June 13, 2011
East Coast Tile and D&B Tile, two of the largest distributors in the eastern U.S., recently announced that each is reporting higher than projected profits in the first year of their Q-Seal permanent stone tile sealing businesses.
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Dignitaries and Customers Celebrate Cosmic Stone Opening

June 13, 2011
Cosmic Stone & Tile Distributors celebrated a three-day Grand Opening event at its facilities from April 12 to 15.
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Scholarships Available to Architects for the Next Veronafiere AIA-Approved Continuing Education Course "Designing with Natural Stone"

June 12, 2011
The 13th edition of “Designing with Natural Stone” will run from September 19 to 24, 2011 in Verona, Italy, in conjunction with Marmomacc, the world’s leading trade show for stone and design.
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MIA Introduces Stone Safety Subscription Service

June 12, 2011
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) announced the latest in its growing list of safety services — the MIA Safety Toolbox Talk Subscription Service.
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Stone Tool Warehouse Opens Online Store

June 12, 2011
Stone Tool Warehouse announces the opening of its new online store for the natural stone, solid surface, concrete, glass and tile industries.
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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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