Natural Stone 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Oldest Building Material


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Date:        Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Time:        4:00-7:00 pm

Speaker:   Mark Meriaux, Natural Stone Institute

Location:  Global Granite and Marble, 8138 Woodland Drive, Indianapolis, In 43278,  P: 317-228-9952

Join us for this education and networking event:

Natural Stone 101: Everything You Need to Know About the Oldest Building Material

This one-hour class is designed for construction industry professionals desiring to gain a full understanding of natural stone as a building material. Learn more about the various natural stones (limestone, travertine, onyx, marble, serpentine, sandstone, slate, quartzite, and granite). Obtain information about common quarrying techniques, fabrication, and finishing methods. With this understanding, you'll enhance your ability to select the right stone, fabrication technique, and finish for your project.


Natural Stone: The Evolving Marketplace, Technology & Product Applications

This seminar will showcase the story of genuine stone in a variety of ways including a tour of a stone facility. Witness a 10 minute video showcasing the history of stone, modern day quarrying techniques, and stone's durability, beauty, and value. Learn and discuss landscape, interior and exterior use and application of natural stone. Obtain more information about the use of sandstone, bluestone, limestone, and quartzite for hardscapes, as well as the interior use of limestone, marble, granite and slate. Study the use of limestone for trims, caps, stoops, pool copings, water tables, veneers, and much more. Learn how safety in production practices is important to the stone industry.

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