Items Tagged with 'Sustainability'

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MIA introduces natural stone sustainability CEU program

February 3, 2014
Developed by the MIA’s Sustainability Presentation Committee, this one-hour class is ready for presentation to architects and designers seeking continuing education credits.


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2014 Coverings Installation and Design Awards now open for entries

December 2, 2013
The 2014 Coverings Installation and Design (CID) Awards, honoring the best achievements in outstanding design and installation of tile and stone, is now open for entries.


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Atlas Copco Group included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for third consecutive year

Inclusion in this prestigious index is based on annual company assessments and comparison to industry peers.
November 1, 2013
The Atlas Copco Group has been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the third consecutive year.


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Blanco YouTube Channel reaches over 100,000 views

October 24, 2013
Blanco's channel on YouTube reached over 100,000 views recently, strengthening the company's social media presence.


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Marmomacc Meets Design focuses on sustainability

December 3, 2012
One of the goals of Marmomacc is to form a bridge between stone producers and the architecture and design community, and evidence of this can be found across the exhibit space.


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Cold Spring Granite's dimensional stone declared Red List Free product

November 29, 2012
Cold Spring Granite announced that it has disclosed all components of its dimensional stone (granite and limestone) on the Declare™ product database


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"Limestone" by Crossville

November 20, 2012
Crossville, Inc. has announced the introduction of "Limestone," a new porcelain tile collection that captures the appearance of the natural stone from which it borrows its name.


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Time to start promoting green practices

November 1, 2012
I realize that the term “Green Building” is more than a bit overused these days — to the point that it is almost a cliché, in my opinion.


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Green practices in stone production

September 5, 2012
At Marbrasa Marmores e Granitos do Brasil Ltda., the company’s production units operate in a way that fosters the natural environment


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ECO by Cosentino extends partnership with "Make It Right"

August 20, 2012
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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April 2014 stone world cover

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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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