Pokarna, a leader among stone producers in India, recently opened its Cream Cashmere granite quarry in Buduruvada Village, Parvathipuram Mandal, Vizianagaram District, Andhra Pradesh, India. The almost 25-acre site currently produces three shades/patterns of the material.
CFRP Natural Stones is a company that specializes in the extraction and commercialization of granite blocks. Founded by brothers Carlos Fernando and Lino Marcos da Paz in 1989, in Caldas, Minas Gerais (MG), Brazil, the company is now the largest exporter of Imperial Coffee granite.
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.
In collaboration with Vitoria Stone Fair/Marmomacc Latin America, Veronafiere's Marmomacc Stone Academy will offer the first natural stone design continuing education course for architects in Brazil officially recognized by the American Institute of Architects (AIA).