Articles by Michael Reis

Producing slabs, tiles and specialty finishes

March 3, 2003
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

March 3, 2003
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

February 2, 2003
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

February 2, 2003
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

February 2, 2003
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

January 6, 2003
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

January 6, 2003
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

January 6, 2003
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

January 6, 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

January 6, 2003
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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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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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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