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Special Focus on the Industry

Maryville Top Shop is a Family Affair Since 1986, by Peter Marcucci

Coming Full Circle with Continental Cut Stone,  by Karin Kirk

2021 NTCA Five-Star Project of the Year Awards Announced at Coverings

Training, Safety and Education          Sponsored by BBI Academy

Is Your Front Office Helping or Hurting Your Business?  by Ed Young

Protective Capacity,  by Ed Hill

2021 Stone Industry Education Returns to In-Person Events

Industry Topics, Tips and Featured Columns

Regulatory Update: OSHA Refines 300A Enforcement Guidelines for Reporting, by David Sparkman

What’s Your Leadership Style?  by Cheryl A. Moore

National Building Granite Quarries Association Votes to Merge with NSI

Help,  by Sharon Koehler

NKBA Kitchen & Bath Market Outlook Reports Overall Industry Growth, by Robert Isler

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell

Stone and Tile Industry News

BB Industries Expands Central U.S. Coverage

BB Industries Hires Business Analyst to Support Strategic Growth

Introducing Silver Stream: Antolini’s Newest Offering in Their Exclusive Collection of Natural Stone

Natural Stone Institute Completes 37th Home with Gary Sinise Foundation

Stone Forensics Announces West Coast Location

NTCA Announces Awards Recipients from Coverings

TISE Announces Best Of Event & Product Awards

MSI Extends Worldwide Relief Efforts During Global COVID-19 Pandemic

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes

This Split-Second Decision Was More Than 60 Years in the Making, by Sam Venable

’Toons by Anderson, by Mark Anderson

Proof that Hoarding Can Be Useful

I Demand You… Arrest Me

Hide-and-Seek Python

Picking Up the Spare

Chew 32 Times Before Swallowing


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