With its recent acquisition of North Caroline Granite Corp., Canadian-based quarrying conglomerate Polycor continues to expand its footprint in the U.S., strengthen its presence in the south, and overall, promote the beauty and sustainability of natural stone
2020 ended on an upswing for global stone producer Polycor with the acquisition of North Carolina Granite Corp. (NCGC). Founded in 1889, NCGC is recognized by architects and other industry stakeholders for its high-quality White Mount Airy granite, proudly quarried in Mount Airy, NC.
TAB Surfaces places employee safety and health as a priority, as well as being environmentally responsible when quarrying, particularly at its Viscon White quarry sites
October 30, 2020
Apart from being a natural stone processor and a quartz engineered stone manufacturer, TAB Surfaces also prides itself as a successful quarrier — operating at least half a dozen natural stone sites for mainly its own consumption in slabs, tiles and cut-to-size pieces.
Recognizing the demand in the market for premium stone products and services, Gautam Chand Jain, chairman and managing director, established Pokarna Limited in 1991. In the 28 years since its origin, the company has grown to become one of the largest exporters of finished granite in Asia.
The recent expansion of Midtown Athletic Club and Hotel transformed what was the largest indoor tennis club in the country into the largest lifestyle center in the country. The hybrid health club and hotel exudes intentional details designed by DMAC Architecture, located in Evanston, IL.
Stone of the Month is supplied by Coldspring. 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.
This Stone of the Month is supplied by Tab India of Tamil Nadu, India. The company produces it from its own quarry. 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.
Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. provided an educational session on the history and sustainable aspects of its unique pink granite at the New England/New York Metro Natural Stone Institute chapter event
October 10, 2018
The historic Stony Creek granite quarry – owned and operated by Stony Creek Quarry, Inc. in Branford, CT – was the site of a learning event sponsored by the New England/New York Metro Chapter of the Natural Stone Institute.
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.