Stony Creek granite is one of the oldest granites in the nation. The site operated by Stony Creek Quarry is surrounded by a land trust and owned by the town of Branford. “We have the honor of being an intimate part of the town,” said Tom Cleveland, the company’s director of sustainability.
Located 65 miles southwest of Washington, D.C., the Virginia Mist granite quarry site was opened in August 1999. The quarry was operated back then by a Canadian company before partnering with the R.E.D. Graniti Group, a large Italian stone producer with quarries throughout the world.
Conceived in 2016, the Use Natural Stone campaign has created a significant impression with its website, www.usenaturalstone.org, which is a valuable resource for homeowners, architects, designers, builders and remodelers to learn about the qualities and benefits of natural stone
Two years ago, what started as an idea among stone industry professionals has flourished into a well-driven campaign with a sole purpose – to promote the use and benefits of natural stone above all other alternative building materials.
After a couple of years of unpredictable attendance, the Vitória Stone Fair/Marmo+Mac Latin America seems to be back on its feet. This year, the event was held from June 7 to 10, 2018, at the Carapina Events Center in Vitória, ES, Brazil, where it hosted 225 exhibitors and welcomed thousands of visitors.
Situated one hour north of Munich, VM Kaldorf is located at Kaldorf, which belongs to the community of Titting in the district of Eichstaett in Bavaria, Germany. Since January 2018, VM Kaldorf is part of the Franken-Schotter Group.
Although it was only founded in 2015, VeroStone is the merger of two long-established German stone producers who have joined forces to provide high-quality products and customer service to its worldwide markets
Because of its structural integrity and its diversity of color and texture, natural stone has been popular as a building material for centuries. To understand the natural attributes of stone, it is important to have some understanding of stone’s geological background.