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Geared for the full range of stoneworking

From high-volume slab production to world-class architectural projects, Saudi Marble & Granite Factory Co. Ltd. (SMG) is able to process large volumes of stone with optimal quality and efficiency
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In 1991, Saudi Marble & Granite Factory Co. Ltd. (SMG) was established as a subsidiary of Al Harbi Group, a pioneer in Saudi Arabia’s mining and construction industries.


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Born under the Apuan Alps

With the purchase of six quarries in the Carrara region, the Santucci Group is carrying on a family legacy of quality stone production
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Already a worldwide supplier of natural stone, the Santucci Group added to its stature with the purchase of six quarries for white marble in the "Monte Sargo" basin


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Taking flight to get the "story behind the stone"

By Michael Reis
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The staff over here at Stone World makes use of many forms of transportation in order to bring you the story.


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Coldspring and Jason Mclennan introduce Green Product Line

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Coldspring, a leading quarrier and fabricator of natural stone, has teamed with green building pioneer Jason F. McLennan to launch Earth Measure — a new product line of “deep green” reclaimed stone.


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A global resource for black granite

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Marbrasa Marmores e Granitos do Brasil Ltda. of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espírito Santo, Brazil, was founded in 1968 by Camilo Cola, and it has expanded its production greatly over the years.


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A continually expanding palette

In business for 35 years, Gramil of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Espirito Santo, Brazil, has steadily increased its level of production and its quarrying efforts, including a state-of-the-art operation for extracting white quartzite in the state of Ceará
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Starting in 1978 with a single quarry, Gramil has became a leading producer of material in Brazil, with 16 quarries and more than 50 different materials in its product line.


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Making its name in Brazilian stone

With two company-owned quarries and automated stone-processing technology, PBA Stones has become a player in the international marketplace
By Michael Reis
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From the very beginning, PBA Stones of Serra, Espírito Santo, Brazil, set out to make its mark by establishing standards and principles that would define its business philosophy.


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Scholarships available to architects for the next Veronafiere AIA-approved continuing education course

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The 15th edition of “Designing with Natural Stone” will run from September 23 to 27, 2012, in Verona and Milan, Italy, in conjunction with Marmomacc, the world’s leading trade show for stone and design.


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A growing family of quarries

Eden Stone Co. and Valders Stone and Marble, Inc. cover a large area and an even larger market with their production
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In 1950, Eden Stone Co. Inc. in Eden, WI, was founded by Emil Gesell. Originally named Gesell and Sons, the quarry produced hand dressed-veneer and flagstone products.


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Made in America

By Michael Reis
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Just before the start of this past holiday season, I made my final business trip of 2012 — boarding the last of many flights I took to cover our industry over the course of the year.


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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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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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