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Shrouded In Mystery One of the most mysterious quarries in the world is found in one of the world's most isolated places in the world: Rapa Nui (better known as Easter Island).  Easter Island is the third corner of the Polynesian Triangle, the other two corners...

A major tenet within the green building rating systems is that of supporting “local” products and businesses. Regionally manufactured and extracted materials reduce environmental impacts by reducing emissions of greenhouse gasses during transportation, while supporting local economies. Fortunately for environmentally conscious consumers, there are stone...

Like The Terminator movies, the machines are taking over in the stone industry. That is to say that technology, like in most production industries, has taken an increasingly larger share of work duties. Unlike The Terminator movies, the machines are seen as salvation not annihilation....

Dr. O. Peter Snyder, Jr., Ph.D, has written a very informative article regarding the management and reduction of unsafe pathogens in your living environment. By following these guidelines you will find that you can create a safe environment for yourself and your family. View full article ...

How Much do Different Countertop Surfaces Cost? Starting a kitchen remodel? New construction? Need to select a countertop surface but don't know what's in your budget? Use our professional countertop estimation guide! Complete a preliminary measurement of your solid surface and stone countertops and obtain an estimate of...

Here's some food for thought, how many of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World were made with natural stone?  The answer is - All of them.  Limestone was the essential building material for the Great Pyramid of Giza and when built, polished limestone encased...