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Special Focus on the Industry

Two Girls and a Hammer: Making Chicago Beautiful One Renovation at a Time, by Peter J. Marcucci

Notre-Dame de Miséricorde – AKA Claire’s Arch, by Sharon Koehler

On the Surface: Choosing and Caring for Natural Stone Finishes, by Megy Karydes

The Industrial Designer of the Mural Wall at the Korean War Memorial Reminds Us Never to Forget

Training, Safety and Education
          Sponsored by BBI

Stone Forensics Announces 2022 Stone & Tile Troubleshooting Seminar

Ten Tips for Extending the Life of Your Diamond Abrasives, by Fred Hueston

Change is So Hard – Why Should I Bother?  by Ed Young

But Wait… I Thought Granite Was Immune to Acid Damage?  by Karin Kirk

The Curse of Callbacks, by Ed Hill

Credit Cards and Safety Protocols for Top Shops

Industry Topics, Tips and Featured Columns

The Stone Detective, by Frederick M. Hueston

From the Chemistry Lab to the Kitchen, by Steven Schrenk

Stone Restoration and Maintenance Corner, by Bob Murrell

Our Bottom Line, by Sharon Koehler

American Equipment Completes Acquisition of Washington Crane & Hoist

Industry News

Natural Stone Institute Announces New Board Members

Natural Stone Institute Announces New Spanish Resources Page

Tenax Announces New Neutral Silicon Sealant

Cosentino Honored by Spain-U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Neolith Announces NJ Showroom Opening to Serve the North American Market

Alpha Professional Tools Announces New ESC-150 Wet/Dry Stone Cutter

IAMPO and TCNA to Jointly Develop Consensus Standard for Fabricated Shower Tile Kits and Receptors

CTEF Hires Bradford Denny as Executive Director

The Lighter Side

Notable Quotes

I’m Beginning to See the Light of Geezerdom, by Sam Venable

The Funny Pages, Featuring Mark Anderson

Don’t Be Cruel

Gator in the Hood

I Saw This in a Movie

He’s Back…

A New Level of Chutzpah


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