Stone Selection & Specifying

Originally Published in 1993 Selecting a stone for use requires that many questions are asked. “Who is doing the selection?” is one main question. When an architect/designer selects a stone he should be aware of the criterion for color, finish,...

Greece

Originally Published in 1993 Greece is located between the Ionia Sea and the Aegean Sea, and is slightly smaller then Alabama. It is comprised of very mountainous areas and lots of islands. The structure underlying Greece is “Marble”. The climate is mild...

United States Economic Forecast

Originally Published in 1993 The U.S. economic slowdown in the late 1980’s was enlarged due to the global economic slowdown. President George Bush tried to get americans to accept patience, as growth was nearby. He pushed for global economic improvement and more...

Negotiating Contracts In The U.S.A.

Originally Published in 1993 It is always important to note with whom you are dealing in contracts. It used to be very simple to know that the buyer was a contractor/installer. Today, however, with everyone trying to save money, the buyer could be the owner, the...