Articles by Michael Reis

Producing slabs, tiles and specialty finishes

Located in Belgium, Brachot-Hermant's stoneworking plant is equipped to process blocks into slabs, and it has also developed a proprietary surface finish called Anciento.
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Establishing a large-scale gangsaw plant

Located in Newfoundland, Canada, Epoch Rock has been established as a plant for processing blocks from around the world into slabs for the North American marketplace.
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Stone Column: Quality fabrication in Latin America

In this issue of Stone World, we present our annual Report from Latin America, with in-depth articles on stone quarries and fabrication plants in the region.
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English tradition is captured in limestone

The remodeling of this private residence in Pebble Beach, CA, relied on two varieties of limestone to create the feel of a classic manor in the English countryside.
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Brazilian trade fair moves to Vitoria

After years of taking place in the stoneworking region of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, this international event will be held in the port city of Vitoria, also a hub of stone trade.
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Fabricating Technology roundup

This annual report on the latest in machinery and accessories for the stone industry presents new equipment as well as improvements on past models.
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Stone Column: Another solid year for stone

In a time when most economic prognosticators are declaring "gloom and doom," the U.S. stone industry seems to be a long-term exception.
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Branching into countertop fabrication

To enter the growing kitchen countertop market, Concepts Instile was established with state-of-the-art fabrication equipment.
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Stone fabricators optimistic for 2003

Despite uncertainties in the general economy and the ongoing threat of war and terrorism, the use of natural stone is continuing to grow in the U.S. marketplace, according to this exclusive Stone World survey.
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Achieving elegance on a smaller scale

The thoughtful use of Durango StoneTM for this mid-sized residence in Durango, Mexico, allowed the owners to create a stylish atmosphere while also maintaining a cost-effective budget.
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This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design features the Tile of Spain design awards. Also highlighted in this edition is the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition — sponsored by Confindustria Ceramica (the Italian Association of Ceramics) and the Italian Trade Commission

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