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

LATICRETE Debuts R&D Center in India (Jan. 17)

HYDERABAD, India LATICRETE International Inc. opened a new global research and development center here last month.

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Installer Program: 1K-Grad Goal

JACKSON, Miss. – More than 1,000 North American tile installers will be certified by the end of December  if an industry-wide effort reaches its 2011 goals.

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VIDEO: Block Cutting from Mario Marmi Testi (Jan. 12)

Here's a quick video break in the day, featuring some diamond-wire cutting and a gang saw (with the massive flywheel) at work. They don't cut it into slabs right out the ground (and I don't want to think about the people in this trade that don't know that).


Cosentino 2010: $498M Sales

STAFFORD, Texas – The Cosentino Group sees last year as a big step up – in sales and expansion.

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Colo. Marble Quarry Reopens

MARBLE, Colo. – The Yule Marble Quarry is back in business here, and with new ownership.

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