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Check out the latest news affecting the stone industry.

Fabricator Case Studies

Reports on stone fabrication shops and their equipment, methods, production rates and markets.




New introductions in marble, granite and other stones. Stone installation and maintenance products.

Product of the Month

These articles cover the newest innovations in the stone industry for production, quartz surfacing, fabrication, stone quarrying, processing, and architecture.

Fabricator How-to

Instructional features on how to address specific aspects of stone processing and installation.

Large-Scale Production

This section targets large scale stoneworking plants, and quarrying sites.

Processing Plants

Large-scale stoneworking plants for creating stone slabs, tiles and cut-to-size work

Quarrying Sites

Stone extraction sites around the world, including methods, volume and equipment.


Equipment - Saws, CNC technology, edgers, handling, water treatment, templating and more.


Saws, CNC technology, edgers, handling, water treatment, templating and more.


Diamond blades, cupwheels, polishing pads, bits and other consumables.

Stone in Architecture

This section targets residential and commercial projects, as well as the renovation/restoration of buildings and homes.


Kitchen countertops, vanities, flooring, stone veneer, furnishings.


Large-scale flooring, cladding, countertops, paving.


Stone cleaning and repair; building expansion and re-use.

Trade Show Coverage

Stone industry event previews and reviews. Product introductions.

International Coverage

Reports from the world's major stoneworking nations, focusing on materials and producers.

Stone Column

Monthly commentary on industry issues and trends.

Industry Insights

Candid observations on activity within the stone industry.

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

Contemporary Stone & Tile Design promotes the benefits of natural stone and ceramic tile to a readership of architects, interior designers, specifiers and consumers.



Image Galleries

October 2014 Stone World Stone Products Online Gallery

Check out the latest products from stone companies.

Stone World Magazine

Stone World October 2014 cover

2014 October

Featured on the cover of this issue is the Colorado Yule quarry in Marble, CO, which was recently purchased by Italian stone producer, R.E.D. Graniti.

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Contemporary Stone & Tile Design Magazine

CSTD Fall 2014 cover

2014 Fall

In this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design, we take a look at the latest developments in TPT, with a feature article and you can read more comments from Waldrep on this subject as well as other industry professionals.

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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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Stone Industry Education

Stone Industry Education

From marketing and much more!  We provide natural stone professionals with stone knowledge and education they can count on, as well as great networking opportunities. Click here to go to Stone Industry Education.


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Vertical Sector Focus: Critical Infrastructures

criticalhomepagethumbFrom terrorism to vandalism, it’s preparedness, response, training and partnerships. Learn about some of the critical security issues facing this sector.

Visit the Critical Infrastructure page to read more.