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Record breaking install in Seattle

Record breaking install in Seattle

(Originally from Stone Industry Group - SIG.LTD) After arriving from Jamaican quarantine at 2 am this morning, I was on site at 7 at this customer who had the machine delivered a couple of weeks ago. Once there, within minutes we had the silo stood up and in its correct and final position. Connecting all […]Read More

Stone walls on the wall in 2021

Stone walls on the wall in 2021

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Stone walls on the wall in 2021 Monday 23rd November 2020 The Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) has once again produced an A4 size wall calendar for 2021. They are £7 each. The Dry Stone Walling Association calendar this year focuses on the wildlife for which the walling […]Read More

Worktop fabricators launch recruitment video

Worktop fabricators launch recruitment video

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Worktop fabricators launch recruitment video Monday 23rd November 2020 A good idea, they say, doesn’t care who it happens to. But it works best when it happens to somebody who knows how to bring it to market. Worktop Fabricators Federation Directors Andy Phillips (left) and Mark Mills (right) […]Read More

Lundhs team up with Red Bull to bring world skateboard elite to granite quarry

Lundhs team up with Red Bull to bring world skateboard elite to granite quarry

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Lundhs team up with Red Bull to bring world skateboard elite to granite quarry Saturday 21st November 2020 Lundhs Real Stone, the company that quarries Blue (and other colours) Pearl granite (Larvikite) from Larvik in Norway, has teamed up with stone company Steinriket and Red Bull (‘it gives you […]Read More

originally from StoneUpdate – MATERIAL: Extra-large Quartz – Stone Update Magazine

DALTILE, Dallas, launches two new designs in its ONE Quartz National Marble Series: Statuary Unity and Statuary Glory. Made from imported materials at Dal-Tile Corp.’s quartz plant in Dickson, Tenn., the two new colors offer wide veining with smooth, flowing movements against modern white backgrounds, with Glory’s background just a hint warmer. Both colors are […]Read More

originally from StoneUpdate – MATERIAL: Book-matched Slabs – Stone Update Magazine

CAMBRIA, Le Sueur, Minn., introduces book-matching capabilities with nine of its 1 cm slabs of natural quartz. Designed to make a high-impact visual statement, book-matched slabs are especially appropriate for wall cladding, shower and fireplace surrounds, backsplashes and islands. Book-matching is available in Portrush™, Brittanicca™, Gladstone™, Brittanicca Warm™, Brittanicca Gold™, Clovelly™, Annicca™, Skara Brae™, and […]Read More

originally from StoneUpdate – MATERIAL: New Quartz Collection – Stone Update Magazine

WILSONART, Temple, Texas, launches its new Calacatta Quartz Collection inspired by Calacatta marble from Carrara. Featuring vibrant whites and deep, elegant veining, the Wilsonart® Calacatta Quartz Collection is suitable for a wide variety of interiors while providing an environmentally sustainable choice that offers color consistency slab-to-slab. The collection includes: Calacatta Aquilea, wide cool grey veins […]Read More

PURBECK STONE by Treleven Haysom: The definitive story of a stone

PURBECK STONE by Treleven Haysom: The definitive story of a stone

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) PURBECK STONE by Treleven Haysom: The definitive story of a stone Wednesday 18th November 2020 Treleven Haysom probably knows more about Purbeck stone and the industry that extracts and works it than anyone else. Now he has written a book about it.Read More

Industry awards go digital

Industry awards go digital

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Industry awards go digital Wednesday 18th November 2020 The Stone Federation Natural Stone Awards that were due to be presented next month in London will, in the face of Covid-19 restrictions, be presented online in the Spring instead. This was the scene at the Tile Awards last month. […]Read More

Interiors: Movement joints

Interiors: Movement joints

(Originally from Natural Stone Specialist - Stonespecialist.com) Interiors: Movement joints Wednesday 18th November 2020 Interiors & Surface Materials is one of the sector focus groups of Stone Federation Great Britain. Here it explores the need for movement joints in floors. Stone federation explains the point of movement joints and when to use them.Read More

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