With the hazards of working in the stone industry always a concern and OSHA tightening its rulings on silicosis, fabricators continue to implement procedures and emphasize to their employees the importance of safety in the work place.
As the result of violence caused by a strike of the military police in February, the Vitoría Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America cancelled its original date, but has regrouped and set June 6 to 9 as its new dates.
Located in the heart of the city of Cachoeiro de Itapemirim, Brazil — a region rich in the production of ornamental stone — Maq Stone has been among the leading producers of marble, soapstone, granite and quartzite for 16 years.
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.
Zucchi Stones, a leading exporter of luxury stone in Brazil, recently opened a marble processing plant. The new division, located in Serra, a city in the state of Espírito Santo, Brazil, will guarantee the production of more noble marbles, with quality processing.
In this issue of Stone World, we cover safety in the shop — a topic I believe can never be talked about too much. As you all know, the stone industry can be a hazardous business if the proper procedures and policies aren’t put in place to ensure everyone’s safety.
This Stone of the Month is supplied by JMS Jura Marble Suppliers, Germany. Technical details provide a frame of reference only. Because stone is a product of nature, testing to determine specific physical qualities should be repeated for each project.
As the result of continuous investments in quarries and factories, Brazilian stone producers are a steady source of new material. The following is a glimpse of the numerous stones that have been introduced recently.
Panther D Ultra-Compact Porcelain Blades, available from Stone Boss, are designed for cutting ultra-compact sintered porcelain. They cut fine and fast with minimum chipping, and they work great on Dekton, Neolith and Lapitec materials.
In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design magazine, we present a Cersaie 2016 product showcase, some tips and tricks for renovating and updating, we sit down with the interior designer for REDCOM Design & Construction, Sophie Lubin, and much more!