Tooling: Dress for Success
Don't bury your diamonds in crud. Make sure tools can make the cut before starting the job.
First-Half 2019 U.S. Hard-Surface Imports
With China (almost) out of the quartz-surfaces mix, will granite reclaim the top spot on the value charts? Tune in to find out.
Mario Sardo says he worries a lot. That furrowed brow translates into plenty of success.
Putting Up a Solid Front
A hybrid Marriott property in Dallas turns to Neolith® for a contemporary look in a changing urban environment.
Polycor Acquires Elliott Stone
The world's largest quarrier enhances its ability to supply limestone year-round with an underground source.
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Will the CDC report on engineered-stone cutting affect you, even with a dust-controlled shop? Yes.
Hard surfaces dodge initial EU Airbus tariffs, Wilsonart buys Technistone, and initial U.S. quartz-surface tariffs for India and Turkey.
The Safe Shop
Being bitten by the wild cobra of a loose air line is bad form, but there are worse outcomes.
SFA: What's The Answer?
Buying the first piece of big iron for fabrication, a cross-hatch pattern on marble, and etching on Blue Bahai.
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