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MIA releases two new Radon/Radiation Studies

April 21, 2014
Building on the library research it has already commissioned, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has announced the completion of two new granite and radon/radiation studies focusing on the occupational safety of quarry and fabrication workers.


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Obituary: Clifford Hammond

April 10, 2014
Clifford Hammond, 81, of Columbus, OH, passed away April 7, 2014 at his residence.


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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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Stanstead Gray® from Rock of Ages

December 12, 2013
Rock of Ages, a large U.S. stone producer based in Barre, VT, introduces Stanstead Gray granite, which is quarried in Stanstead, Quebec, Canada.


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Balmoral Red Granite Quarry going strong in Finland

December 2, 2013
Palin Granit Oy is continuing to equip its quarries with modern and well-maintained equipment, including its site for Balmoral Red granite (quarry no. 5)


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A symbol of resolve

November 1, 2013
Earlier this year, on a picture-perfect sunny day in mid-June, my colleague Alex Bachrach and I had the opportunity to visit the quarries at Lyons Sandstone, in Lyons, CO, about an hour outside of Denver.


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Stewards of an iconic Colorado stone

The Buster family doesn’t only produce and sell stone at Lyons Sandstone; they also serve as educators on the past, present and future of the material, which is a signature building stone for the state of Colorado
November 1, 2013
When you visit Lyons Sandstone’s website, the very first page welcomes architects and installers to come visit the quarry and get a first-hand understanding of their material.


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Manufacturer of unglazed ceramic quarry tile -- Metropolitan Ceramic – updates its website

October 11, 2013
Metropolitan Ceramics®, a manufacturer of unglazed ceramic quarry tile, has recently updated their website metroceramics.com.


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Four Freedoms Park - A classic stone memorial 40 years later

After four decades, Four Freedoms Park, a memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt in New York City, was finally realized, and it features large-scale stonework that provides a timeless feel
September 3, 2013
Just prior to his death in 1974, world-renowned architect Louis I. Kahn, FAIA, drew plans for Four Freedoms Park, a memorial to Franklin D. Roosevelt in New York City.


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Developments continue for worldwide supplier Levantina

With new granite and marble collections, along with a portfolio of completed architectural works around the world, Levantina has solidified its position as a leader in the international stone business
September 3, 2013
With over 1,600 employees, Levantina is a vertically integrated company with an international presence.


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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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