Articles by Jennifer Adams

Joining forces for a safe work environment

A few weeks ago, I met Jonathan Mitnick, vice president of CCS Stone, Inc., managing partner of Marble Devices, U.S. and current chair of the Marble Institute of America (MIA) Safety Committee


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A diamond in the rough : R.E.D. Graniti

R.E.D. Graniti, a world leader in stone production, realized the potential of the Colorado Yule marble quarry in Marble, CO, and committed to investing to make it a successful operation
Founded more than 140 years ago in Marble, CO, the quarry has a storied past.


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The story behind the quarry

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.


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MIA Safety Committee announces new chairman

Recently named chairman of the MIA Safety Committee, Jonathan Mitnick sat down with Stone World to discuss some of the group’s current and future initiatives
In 2003, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) established its safety program. It later went on to start a Safety Committee in 2010, which initially had 16 member companies.


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Designing with the landscape in mind

I recently had the opportunity to visit Manitoga, which was the estate and modernist home of industrial designer Russel Wright.


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Weathering the storm

A few months ago, I drove up to Massachusetts to visit Cumar, Inc., who is featured in this edition of the Stone World Fabricator E-News.


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From the Editor: Fall 2014

The tile industry continues to evolve, and one thing in particular that is noticeable is tile sizes are getting larger and thicknesses are getting thinner.


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SFA Italy tour 2014

Traveling 1,250 miles throughout Italy in a just over a week, the fourth edition of the SFA tour provided educational and networking opportunities between fabricators and members of the Italian stone industry
Now in its fourth year, the Stone Fabricators Alliance’s (SFA) annual trip to Italy has become a well-recognized educational tour.


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Solancis of Benedita: Running an efficient limestone operation

Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, owns 12 limestone quarries on the Iberian Peninsula — Serra de Aire e Candeeiros — and takes measures to run a state-of-the-art operation with safety and the environment as a top priority
With roots dating back to 1969, Solancis of Benedita, Portugal, is a credible name in the stone industry.


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Ruipedra focusing on limestone production

With 20 years of experience in stone processing, Ruipedra exclusively quarries and supplies Portuguese limestone for projects worldwide
Ruipedra of Casais Monizes, Portugal, is a 20-year-old company specializing in the production of Portuguese limestone.


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Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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