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Laticrete strengthens market position in North America after fair exhibit

April 1, 2014
Levantina, a world leader in the quarrying, processing and marketing of natural stone, took part in the Vitória Stone Fair, which was recently held in Vitoria, Brazil.


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Canadian stone producer revives American soapstone quarry

Although the Quebec-based company Polycor focuses mainly on granite and marble, it recently purchased its first soapstone quarry in Virginia to meet the current demand for the stone and strengthen its North American presence
April 1, 2014
Staying true to its focus on the North American market, Polycor, one of the nation’s largest granite, marble and limestone groups, recently acquired its first soapstone quarry


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Polycor obtains Alberene Soapstone Quarry

March 3, 2014
Polycor, a large and diversified granite and marble group in North America, has announced the addition of the Alberene Soapstone Co. to its portfolio and product offering.


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Coldspring's Mesabi Black and Lake Superior Green quarries supply legacies

February 3, 2014
From the northern reaches of Minnesota, Coldspring’s quarries for Mesabi Black® and Lake Superior Green® granite are being used for landmark projects across the country — including work at the World Trade Center site in New York City


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Levantina opens new granite center in Spain

February 3, 2014
Levantina has opened a new Granite Center in Porriño, Spain. Consisting of a showroom, a slab warehouse and a Project Center


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Following campus tradition of stone architecture

The humanities departments at Boston College gets a new home at Stokes Hall, which matches the prestigious school’s historic Gothic-style stone architecture on its Middle Campus
January 8, 2014
Earlier this year, Tsoi/Kobus & Associates completed work on Stokes Hall at Boston College.


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MIA releases new premium quarry poster series

December 2, 2013
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has released a new series of premium showroom posters featuring magnificent pictures of natural stone quarries.


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Stone of the Month: Stanstead Gray granite

November 1, 2013
This Stone of the Month supplied by Rock of Ages, Barre, VT.


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Sustainability serves as inspiration for Museum of Natural Sciences

With a focus on the environment, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences wanted natural materials — including domestic stone — for its new Nature Research Center
October 1, 2013
The Nature Research Center at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences is the focal point of the newly built Green Square Complex in Raleigh, NC.


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MK Diamond Products

September 3, 2013
MK Diamond Products now offers Suhner hand grinders/polishers for the stone and tile industry.


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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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stone industry educationStone Industry Education is sponsored by Stone World Magazine and Marble Institute of America. The SIE events will help you: strengthen your skills, build your business, and  increase profit in your shop.  Check out stoneindustryeducation.com to register for upcoming fabricator and installer seminars.

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