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A source of premium white marble

By Jennifer Adams
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Recently, I went to Marble, CO, to visit the Colorado Yule quarry.


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Investing in success

By Jennifer Adams
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I just returned from the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO. This quarry was actually one of the first I visited when I started out at Stone World.


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Coldspring receives 2014 Tucker Design Awards

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The 2014 Tucker Design Awards were presented on June 25 at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple in Oak Park, IL.


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Restoring a stone treasure

The renovation and restoration of a former pachyderm exhibit delivers a new home for children’s zoo at the Philadelphia Zoo
By Sara Garafalo
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The Hamilton Family Children’s Zoo and Faris Family Education Center, also known as KidZooU, is the keystone project in the ongoing transformation of the Philadelphia Zoo’s historic campus.


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MIA quarry tour explores Georgia stone quarries

The Marble Institute of America’s 2014 quarry tour — including stone professionals from 15 states — headed to Elberton and Tate, GA, for the first time to witness both historic and modern day stone production
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For years, the Marble Institute of America (MIA) has led study tours to quarries around the U.S., Canada and abroad.


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Wynnchurch Capital acquires Indiana Limestone and appoints Tom Quigley as CEO

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Wynnchurch Capital, a leading middle-market and private-equity firm, has acquired the assets of Indiana Limestone Co., the largest dimensional limestone quarrier and fabricator in the U.S. Wynnchurch acquired the assets out of bankruptcy.


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Studying in the Southern Hemisphere

For the first time, Veronafiere extended its Marmomacc Stone Academy to Brazil with its “Designing with Natural Stone — Brazil” program, which was held during the 2014 Vitória Stone Fair
By Vince Marazita
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Of the top five stone supplying nations to the U.S. market, Brazil is the only one located in the Southern Hemisphere.


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One Liners : May 2014

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Clifford Hammond, 81, owner of North Shore Stone quarry in Flatrock, OH, and a stoneyard in Columbus, OH, passed away on April 7, 2014.


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Good vibes continue to spread

By Jennifer Adams
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Last month, I was invited to join the Stone Fabricator’s Alliance on a tour of Italy — visiting machinery and tool manufacturers as well as stone quarriers and suppliers.


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Technical upgrades increase production for Brazilian exporter

By Heather Fiore
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When Thor Granitos — now the largest industrial exporter of processed granites in Latin America — first opened its factory doors in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1986, a relatively small staff was employed to handle the daily operations of its 490,000-square-foot facility.


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The Stone Fashion Show at Marmomacc in Verona

As usual, stone suppliers from Italy and around the world relied on the Marmomacc fair to showcase some of the latest stone materials to the international marketplace. The following is a look at just some of the stone materials on display in Verona.

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Stone World August 2014 cover

2014 August

Check out the August issue of Stone World which features content about the MIA/Stone World Summit in Virginia and a sneak peek of TISE East.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Summer 2014 cover

2014 Summer

Check out articles about the Windy Creek Casino renovation,the El Alear Condominium complex in San Pedro Garza Garcia, and a Coverings product review.

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STONE STANDARD

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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2014 Stone World Stone Guide

The directory for Stone, Equipment and Supplies - the single information resource readers turn to.

Stone Industry Education

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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