Free MIA-Webinar: An Introduction to Natural Stone

Construction professionals are the target group for this MIA-Webinar.

Online tuition on April 5, 2016 for construction and design professionals about stone as a building material

This one-hour class is designed for design & 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.

Learning Objectives:
* Obtain a better understanding about how the mineral composition and formation of stone affects its performance as a building material.
* Learn about the science of each species of stone, examples of how it is quarried, unique characteristics, and common applications.
* Gain knowledge about stone fabrication and finishing methods.
Understand the resources available that are relevant to natural stone.

Date: Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Time: 1:00-2:00pm EST
Location: Webinar
Speaker: Robert Bacon, daltile

Price: Complimentary

Registration is mandatory.

Source: Marble Institute of America (MIA)

Robert Bacon, daltile.

(28.03.2016, USA: 03.28.2016)