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MIA releases two new Radon/Radiation Studies

April 21, 2014
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.


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Pacific Shore Stones celebrates 10th anniversary

April 14, 2014
April marks the 10th anniversary of Pacific Shore Stones, a nationwide importer and wholesaler of exotic natural stones, founded in Los Angeles, CA, in 2004.


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Obituary: Clifford Hammond

April 10, 2014
Clifford Hammond, 81, of Columbus, OH, passed away April 7, 2014 at his residence.


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New Jersey Stone Summit draws crowd

April 8, 2014
MS International is hosting the New Jersey Stone Summit at its facility in Edison, NJ, today.


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Sasso USA announces new location

April 7, 2014
Italian machine manufacturer Sassomeccanica has announced that its U.S. location has a new address.


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Artistic Tile appoints new vice president of marketing

April 7, 2014
Artistic Tile is proud to announce the appointment of Michael Epstein to the role of Vice President of Marketing.


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Prussiani USA announces establishment of training and service center in St. Louis

April 3, 2014
Prussiani USA, a world leader in natural stone processing and cutting machinery, has announced the establishment of a North American training and service center in St. Louis, MO.


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Marble & Granite, Inc. announces exclusive New England Distribution of Colorquartz

April 1, 2014
Marble & Granite, Inc., a leading distributor of natural stone surfaces, has announced its partnership with ColorQuartz.


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Laticrete strengthens market position in North America after fair exhibit

April 1, 2014
Levantina, a world leader in the quarrying, processing and marketing of natural stone, took part in the Vitória Stone Fair, which was recently held in Vitoria, Brazil.


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Sam Arcot awarded 2013 MIA Natural Stone Scholarship Award

March 31, 2014
Sam Arcot, Manager – Residential & Special Projects at Rugo Stone in Lorton, VA, has been awarded the 2013 Marble Institute of America (MIA) Natural Stone Scholarship Award.


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In this month's issue of Stone World, check out an extensive preview of Coverings 2014, which will be celebrating its 25th anniversary in April. Also learn more about various types of limestone that were used to build private residences.

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2014 Spring

This issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design includes our annual focus on Kitchen and Bath design

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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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Italian Trade Commission Coverings exhibitor preview

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The Italian Trade Commission is presenting a large group of the most innovative and internationally renowned Italian suppliers of dimensional natural stones. We hope your busy schedule will allow you to join us for a “genuine” espresso in booth N. 4045 and explore the exciting Italian natural stone resources offered by our exhibitors. Check out Italian stone producers exhibiting at Coverings 2014 here!

  

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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