Articles by Michael Reis

German limestone helps re-define a Swiss landmark

September 1, 2011
One of Zurich’s iconic hotels, the Dolder Grand, underwent an extensive renovation that involved the use of limestone from Germany


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A living testament to stone’s sustainability

September 1, 2011
Made from local limestone, a nearly 150-year-old building in Wise County, TX, was abandoned for four decades, until restored to its original character


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Limestone distinguishes new “hub” of Stanford Law School

September 1, 2011
The new William H. Neukom Building at Stanford Law School in California features an innovative application of French limestone


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There's no substitute for craftsmanship

August 11, 2011
A couple of years ago, I generically referred to industry low-ballers as "hacks with rail saws."


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TAB India adds quarry sites

August 1, 2011
 Already among the nation’s leading stone producers, TAB India has added to its stature with the acquisition of two quarry sites in India


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Cooperation at all levels of the supply process

August 1, 2011
In this issue of Stone World, our cover story is an article about the architectural stonework used at the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee headquarters in Chattanooga (page 82).


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Installation Products Roundup

August 1, 2011
 In the shop and in the field, suppliers to the stone industry are developing new products to ensure that finished stone installations are as successful as possible


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Silver Waves quarry adds to extensive product line

August 1, 2011
Producing material that is well-suited for the U.S. and European markets,
Pokarna Limited’s Silver Waves quarry in India expands upon the company’s large collection of desirable materials


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A new look for a Manhattan icon

August 1, 2011
Considered by many to be the cultural heart of New York City, Lincoln Center recently saw an upgrade to its public spaces that included the use of granite from India


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Stone sets the style for North Carolina residence

August 1, 2011
Home to a stonemason in North Carolina, this innovative residence features detailed masonry on the interior and exterior, complemented by slabwork for the countertops and vertical surfaces


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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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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