Articles by Michael Reis

Carrara Fair takes place in Italian stoneworking center

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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