Stone Column

Monthly commentary on industry issues and trends.

ARTICLES

The importance of shop safety

July 9, 2014
As most of our readers know, in our May issue of Stone World, we published a photo in a Fabricator Case Study that wasn’t up to code.


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A busy start to 2014

June 3, 2014
It is hard to believe that the first half of 2014 is already past us.


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Good vibes continue to spread

May 5, 2014
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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Keeping the spirit alive

April 1, 2014
It is with a heavy heart that I take the helm of Stone World and write my first Stone Column.


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Remembering Michael Reis

March 3, 2014
Oh man, where do I start? For any of you who haven’t heard, our editor for the last 19 years, and my co-worker for the last 21, Michael Reis, passed away on February 7th.


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Fabricators speak out: Let the good times roll!

January 8, 2014
For nearly 20 years now, Stone World has been conducting a survey of American stone fabricators, and we reach out to thousands of shops of all sizes throughout the country.


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A symbol of resolve

November 1, 2013
Earlier this year, on a picture-perfect sunny day in mid-June, my colleague Alex Bachrach and I had the opportunity to visit the quarries at Lyons Sandstone, in Lyons, CO, about an hour outside of Denver.


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Hey OSHA, No more free passes! (please...)

October 1, 2013
On page 46 of this issue, you will find an article that — in just over 2,000 words — articulates exactly why OSHA is misguided in how it regulates the stone industry.


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Going “Old School” IN NEW YORK CITY

September 3, 2013
While I truly enjoy covering all of the architectural projects that we come across at Stone World, I will admit that there are certain ones that get me particularly enthusiastic


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Flexing the muscles of technology

August 1, 2013
On page 56 of this issue of Stone World, we are showcasing a private residence in South Carolina with an edge detail that I haven’t seen in my 20 years-plus here at the magazine.


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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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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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