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Charles Luck Metro Storefront in Georgetown awarded Leed Goal Certification

July 17, 2012
Charles Luck recently announced that its newest location, the Georgetown Studio, a metro-storefront in Washington, DC, has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.


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Irish Rail project is an environmental first

April 2, 2012
Clad in natural stone, the Train Drivers Facility Building for Iarnród Éireann (Irish Rail) in Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland, is the first certified ultra-low energy building ever developed for a railway company in the world


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Laticrete Supercap receives "Expert's Choice Award"

February 28, 2012
Laticrete Supercap, LLC, manufacturer of the revolutionary self-leveling Laticrete® Supercap® System, was awarded this year's "Expert's Choice Award" for the category of "Onsite Mixing, Pumping and Placement of Underlayment Material" at the World of Concrete 2012 Exposition, held in Las Vegas, NV, from January 24 to 27.


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Marble Of The World donates to Lynn University Remembrance Plaza

January 31, 2012
On a humanitarian mission in January 2010, 12 Lynn University students and two faculty members went on the "Journey of Hope" to Haiti.


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MIA technical director to lead ASTM committee

December 8, 2011
The Marble Institute of America (MIA) has announced that Chuck Muehlbauer, the association's Technical Director, has been elected to chair the ASTM Committee C18 on Dimension Stone. 


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Machine of the Month:December 2011

December 1, 2011
Marmo Meccanica S.p.A. presents the new LTZ edge polisher for round and flat edges up to 10 cm in thickness, with top quality and productivity performances combined with low power consumption. 


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Crossville® acquires the Building Products branches of Master Tile

October 11, 2011
Crossville, Inc. recently announced its purchase of 10 locations of the Building Products division of Master Tile in Texas and Oklahoma. 


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Sandvik collaborates with Volvo on machinery demonstrations

October 6, 2011
Sandvik Mining and Construction, in partnership with Volvo Construction Equipment Region Europe, will be hosting a series of machinery demonstrations and customer events in Eskilstuna, Sweden, from October 4 to 7. 


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A living testament to stone’s sustainability

September 1, 2011
Made from local limestone, a nearly 150-year-old building in Wise County, TX, was abandoned for four decades, until restored to its original character


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A stone consumer's experience

August 2, 2011
My husband and I live in Tallahassee, Florida.  We are currently in the process of remodeling our kitchen after almost 30 years.  


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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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