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LIVE Show Report: Marmomacc in full swing in Italy

Marmomacc opened its doors to stone industy professionals yesterday at Veronfiere in Verona, Italy.


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Braxton-Bragg announces close of Fresno, CA, distribution center and launches new free shipping policy

Braxton-Bragg has announced the closing of its Fresno, CA, distribution center, effective November 1, 2011.


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Masonry buildings perform extraordinarily well in earthquake

The International Masonry Institute [IMI] in Annapolis, MD, recently released some information regarding the performance of reinforced masonry structures during the 5.8 earthquake that centered in Mineral, VA, on August 23, 2011.


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Technology supplier Breton of Italy acquires Bideseimpianti

On August 4, Breton S.p.A, announced the acquisition of the whole Bideseimpianti division from Bidese Group, and it signed an equal, synergic participation agreement with the other company of the Bidese Group, Boart & Wire, a leading manufacturer of diamond wires.


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Grenite® Sustainable Engineered Stone for Countertop Surfaces

Grenite®is the next generation of "green" engineered stone -- featuring an innovative material that is eco-friendly, durable and cost efficient, reports Saint-Gobain, the product's manufacturer.


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Alpha Professional Tools releases post-Hurricane Irene Update

"As you may or may not be aware, Alpha Professional Tools® has experienced a major service interruption as a result of the damage caused by Hurricane Irene.


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Laticrete offers free eBook downloads

Laticrete, a global leader in the manufacturing of innovative installation and finishing systems for the construction industry, has launched another industry first with the introduction of a free eBook version of the Laticrete Tiled Steam Room & Steam Shower Technical Design Manual at www.laticrete.com/manuals.


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The Precioustone Gallery now open

After several months of construction, the Precioustone Gallery is now open to the public at Terrazzo Marble & Supply Companies (T&M) in Wheeling, IL.


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Artisan Group Member Top Master Installs Countertops in New KC Stadium

This summer, Kansas City unveiled the new Livestrong Sporting KC Stadium, and local fabricator Top Master, Inc. played a pivotal role in the finishing touches.


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MSI Hosts Education Event in Boston

The Boston Edition of the MIA/Stone World Industry Education Series was held at MSI’s facility in Norwood, and it was attended by more than 40 fabricators from around the region as well as more than a dozen sponsor representatives.


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criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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