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Laticrete joins forces with Ecoscorecard.com

Laticrete, a manufacturer of globally proven construction solutions for the building industry, is now part of ecoScorecard, a database of free web-based, manufacturer specific micro-sites that help architects and designers search, evaluate and document environmental impacts of building products and materials against the leading environmental system.


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Hokie Stone contributes to LEED certification

In keeping with campus tradition, local “Hokie Stone” was incorporated into the design of a Virginia Tech’s new chiller plant — not only helping to conceal the mammoth size of the structure, but also adding points for LEED Silver certification
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University — popularly known as Virginia Tech — not only is dedicated to providing quality higher education


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Florim USA introduces "Jewel" collection

Florim's "Jewel" is a true gem of glazed porcelain tile. It is produced with cutting-edge High Definition Graphic (HDG) Technology which results in a natural stone look.


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Laticrete SuperCap adds SuperCap Ontario as newest partner

Laticrete SuperCap, LLC, manufacturer of the self-leveling Laticrete SuperCap® System, announced today its new partnership with SuperCap Ontario Ltd.


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ECO by Cosentino extends partnership with "Make It Right"

Dedicated to working with Make It Right -- an organization founded by actor and activist Brad Pitt to build 150 affordable houses in New Orleans' post Hurricane Katrina -- Cosentino has now committed to donate eco-friendly surfacing to the Bancroft School Project to help revitalize the "Green Impact Zone" in Kansas City, M


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Charles Luck Metro Storefront in Georgetown awarded Leed Goal Certification

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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Cold Spring Granite now an approved provider through ASLA Continuing Education System

Cold Spring Granite is now an approved provider through the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Continuing Education System.


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Ceramics of Italy announces 2012 Tile Competition winners

 Each year, the Ceramics of Italy Tile Competition showcases the work of prominent North American architects and designers who use Italian tile in their projects.


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Building a new campus landmark with regional stone

Wissahickon Schist and Vermont slate are among the regional materials used in the design of the David L. Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of William Penn Charter School in Philadelphia, PA


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Rebuilding a New Orleans neighborhood with sustainable products

Eco by Cosentino has partnered with the Make It Right Foundation — founded by Brad Pitt — to donate sustainable kitchen countertops and bathroom vanities for new homes that are being rebuilt after Hurricane Katrina


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Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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Are you aware of the new stone standard – ANSI/NSC 373 Sustainability Assessment for Natural Dimension Stone?
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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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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

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