Articles by Michael Reis

Carrara Fair takes place in Italian stoneworking center

September 1, 2002
The 23rd edition of CarraraMarmotec was an opportunity for visitors to tour a major stone exhibition while also visiting some of the world's largest stoneworking operations, which are located in the local Carrara, Italy, region
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Providing architectural work for a worldwide market

September 1, 2002
The Santucci Group of Carrara, Italy, fabricates cut-to-size stonework for prestigious architectural works around the world, with a focus on the U.S. market
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Celebrating 70 years of international stone trade

September 1, 2002
With a main blockyard near the port in Marina di Carrara, Italy, and facilities located around the world, M+Q Granit AG is a major player in international block trade
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Italian firm specializes in slab finishing

September 1, 2002
A specialist among the multitude of firms in the Carrara stoneworking region, Ulivi Marmi is equipped with an automated plant for reinforcing and polishing slabs
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Meeting worldwide demand for pink granite

August 29, 2002
Owned and operated by Rock of Ages, the Salisbury Pink quarry in Salisbury, NC, exports blocks of stone to an international client base, particularly the Asian market
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Taking sculpture to the next level

August 1, 2002
Already equipped with some of the most advanced machinery in the U.S., the Johnson Atelier stoneworking studio is continuing to invest in new technology
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Quarrying methods: an international comparison

August 1, 2002
This review of quarry sites around the world offers a broad cross section of the techniques and equipment used for extracting a variety of materials
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A solid avenue for Indian granite

August 1, 2002
At Prestige Towers, one of the many new real estate developments in Bangalore, India, the design called for Raw Silk and Absolute Black granite
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A showcase of innovation

July 1, 2002
In this issue of Stone World, we present our annual "Showcase," a collection of information on companies from all sectors of the stone industry -- including stone suppliers as well as providers of machinery, fabricating accessories, installation and maintenance products and more.
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Interview: MIA Executive Vice President Garis F. Distelhorst

May 30, 2002
In this exclusive Stone World interview, the new MIA Executive Vice President discusses his plans for the future of the organization.
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