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


VIDEO: Peek at New Cambria Surfaces at KBIS (April 29)



We get a lot about surfaces that are "just like stone," but this may be the first manufactured slab that offers the movement and randomization of pattern that's the hallmark of quarried stone.

Remodeling Trend May Dull by Year’s End (April 21)

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. –  According to a Harvard University study group, there’s no time this year as good as now for the house-remodeling trade in the United States.

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Park Industries Provides Thinstone Expo (April 15)

ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The subject was thin-veneer stone for one day, all day at the Park Industries ThinStone Stoneworking Expo here on April 7.

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Hohmann & Barnard Adds Sandell, Diedrich (April 14)

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Anchoring-system manufacturer Hohmann & Barnard Inc. announced the acquisition today of construction-materials maker Sandell Industries Inc. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Read more: Hohmann & Barnard Adds Sandell, Diedrich (April 14)

German Stonemasons Win 2011 Peter Parler Award (April 14)

NUREMBERG, Germany – Two master stonemasons will share the 2011 Peter Parler Award for special achievements in restoration and historic preservation.

Read more: German Stonemasons Win 2011 Peter Parler Award (April 14)