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originally from StoneUpdate – MATERIAL: New Recycled Glass Color

ICESTONE, Brooklyn, N.Y., announces a new color, Ocean Grass, to its selection of eco-friendly countertop materials. Ocean Grass consists of large blue glass with tiny hints of clear and emerald green glass on a white background. All IceStone products incorporate 100 percent pre-consumer recycled glass, along with cement and non-toxic pigment. IceStone products are all […]Read More

The importance of selling upgrades

The importance of selling upgrades

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Geoffrey Gran of Midwest Countertops and Ignite Consulting Group discusses the benefits of selling upgrades to your existing customersRead More

Cloud Xiamen Stone Fair – 1-Week Review

Cloud Xiamen Stone Fair – 1-Week Review

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Cloud Xiamen Stone Fair was successfully launched on June 6. It is a B2B-oriented online platform enabling product showcase, business negotiation and information exchange. Cloud Xiamen Stone Fair gathers over 2,000 exhibitors from 57 countries and regions in 8 exhibition areas, providing global buyers with a vast range of […]Read More

Designer Forum: Tile Trends

Designer Forum: Tile Trends

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Design professionals from all over the U.S. discuss what types of designs, colors and formats are currently trending in the tile industryRead More

Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age

Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Stone & lime in post-modern construction: Climate change and a new stone age Monday 29th June 2020 15 Clerkenwell Close is a seven-storey building in Islington with a structural stone frame. It contains eight apartments (including the home of the building’s architect, Amin Taha) and several office spaces. […]Read More

Neolith and Stosa Cucine: A new partnership looking to the future of innovation

Neolith and Stosa Cucine: A new partnership looking to the future of innovation

(Originally from Stoneworld Magazine - Stoneworld.com) Central to the partnership will be the launch of a new range of finishes available for counter tops and kitchen doors. This collaboration will showcase the brands’ mutual passion for expert craftsmanship, material excellence and sustainable design.Read More

Lets make this clear

Lets make this clear

(Originally from Stone Industry Group - SIG.LTD) A couple of weeks ago, a long standing customer of ours called me to try and resolve some issues they were having with their recycled water. Lots of grit in the water, milky consistency and generally not pleasant. After discussing how they were operating, like many, many owners, […]Read More

Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey

Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Cliveden returns to Reading Abbey Friday 26th June 2020 Cliveden Conservation, an expert in the conservation of statuary, masonry, mosaics, monuments, plasterwork and decorative arts, is back on site consildating the ruins of Reading Abbey. Cliveden Conservation is back on site at Reading Abbey ruins.Read More

The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham

The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) The stones that built Oxford: And then there was Clipsham Friday 26th June 2020 Quarry company Goldholme is seeking permission to extend its Hooby Lane quarry northwards into Clipsham stone reserves. The foundation stone of the Radcliffe Observatory was laid on 27 June 1772. It was the second […]Read More

Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent

Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Law protecting companies from creditors gets Royal Assent Friday 26th June 2020 The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020, which received Royal Assent yesterday (25 June), comes into force today (26 June).  The Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act aims to help companies survive the coronavirus fall-out. Photo © […]Read More

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