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Builder Magazine: Examples Of Stone Designs
Builder Magazine online slide show provides examples of projects, ranging from charming cottages to cutting-edge designs, all of which lean on the strength of stone.

NSI: Glossary Of Terms For Natural Stone
Natural Stone Institute provides an alphabetical glossary of terms used in the natural stone industry. (PDF)

NSI: Types & Uses Of Natural Stone
Natural Stone Institute, a global association of natural stone producers, has resources on marble products, standards, applications, education, and events.
Industry Information

10times: Listing Of Trade Shows For Stone Industry
10times lists trade shows & fairs in the natural stone, building & construction industry with a calendar, search by country, and city, plus trade show news.
Industry Sectors

NSI: Natural Stone Institute
Natural Stone Institute was formed in 2018 as a merger of the Marble Institute of America and the Building Stone Institute. It serves more than 2000 members in over 50 countries who represent every aspect of the natural stone industry, offering them a wide array of technical and training resources, professional development, regulatory advocacy, and networking events.
Information Sources

CSI: Resource Site On Architectural Cast Stone
US Cast Stone Institute provides architectural cast stone information and technical resources including specs, colours, anchors, details, patching, glossary of terms, and technical bulletins on design tips and care & maintenance.

Stone World: Resource Site On Marble & Stone
Stone World site provides information and resources on marble and strone for fabricators, installers, Specifiers, and customers.

NSI: Recommended Practices For Natural Stone
Natural Stone Institute provides on online guide covering natural stone types (granite, marble, sandstone), uses, tests, finishes, design, installation, anchoring, and much more. (PDF)
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