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Comments and testimony on OSHA's proposed silica standard extended to February 11, 2014

(sample letter for OSHA and compliance cost projections attached)
January 24, 2014
Last year, OSHA released an official proposal to cut the silica exposure limit formula in half, to 50 micrograms of respirable crystalline silica per cubic meter of air over an eight-hour workday.


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West Hollywood Design District and Caesarstone unveiled one-of-a-kind pieces

The pieces were designed by four of the district’s most acclaimed designers and showrooms
January 9, 2014
In combination with DIEM: Design Intersects Everything Made, which took place on November 8, West Hollywood Design District and Caesarstone are proud to announce the launch of one-of-a-kind studio pieces


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Chemcore opens west coast location

January 8, 2014
Chemcore Industries has opened its new California warehouse and showroom in Brea, CA.


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New website launch from Sink and Glue Warehouse

January 8, 2014
Sink and Glue Warehouse has announced the launch of its new website and expanded sink program that now includes a handmade line of small radius and farmhouse-style sinks.


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Granite producer adds modern drilling rig

January 8, 2014
Granite producer Lundhs of Norway is investing in some of the most modern technology in the marketplace.


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Hanley Wood and StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas Partner with SFA

The SFA will support stone fabrication education, best practices and awareness for the art of stone-working.
December 19, 2013
Hanley Wood Exhibitions has announced a new strategic partnership with the Stone Fabricator's Alliance (SFA), which includes endorsement of StonExpo/Marmomacc Americas.


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MIA elects new directors for 2014

December 18, 2013
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has announced the results of its Board of Directors voting which concluded November 22, 2013.


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A modern-day “David” is sculpted out of Vermont Danby marble

December 16, 2013
"The Guardians: Hero and Superhero," two 13-foot-high statues by acclaimed Italian architect and designer Antonio Pio Saracino were installed outside Bryant Park in New York City last week.


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MIA introduces benchmarking survey free to fabricators

The 2013 study commences in early November and was made possible by a grant received from Cosentino USA and Kohler.
December 2, 2013
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has launched its free 2013 Fabricator Benchmarking Survey, the fifth such survey conducted by the MIA.


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Bedrosians Tile and Stone hosts grand opening in Arizona

December 2, 2013
Bedrosians Tile and Stone hosted a grand opening of its new store on November 13 in Scottsdale, AZ.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

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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How to Polish & Restore Marble Flooring

This video will show you step-by-step how to resurface and polish marble flooring from grinding and removing lippage and scratches to achieving a highly reflective polish.

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