Up-to-the-minute reporting on the latest development in the stone industry.


Saint-Gobain, Grenite® Ramp Up E-Stone Slab Production (May 23)

RAVENNA, OhioGrenite®, a U.S.-made engineered stone with high recycled-material content, will expand its market reach with slab production at a new facility here. 

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VIDEO: Marble quarries of Carrara, Italy



Frankly, we don't know why this video appeared on YouTube. But, Walker Zanger thought it good enough to link to on its Twitter feed today, and we agree. A bit of desktop travel to finish off your Friday.

Advanced Concrete Course Set (May 5)

RALEIGH, N.C. –The Concrete Countertop Institute (CCI) will initiate an advanced four-day class for concrete-countertop professionals here next month.

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MIA Starts Monthly Shop-Safety Service (May 6)

CLEVELAND – The Marble Institute of America (MIA) now offers a monthly online service to promote safety training ... and it’s offering the first month for free.

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Breton Names Van Der Bas as U.S./Canada Sales Manager (May 5)

TREVISO, Italy – Gerry Van Der Bas is the new Breton S.p.a. national sales manger for the United States and Canada.

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