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WFCA: Overview Of Stone Floor Coverings
World Floor Covering Association provides information on stone including why use stone, product catalog, how its made, styles, before you buy, installation, care, and a glossary of terms.
Industry Information

TTMAC: Hard Surface Award Winners 2013
Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada displays pictures of their 2013 Hard Surface Award winners.

TTMAC: Hard Surface Award Winners 2014
Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada displays pictures of their 2014 Hard Surface Award winners. (PDF)
Industry Sectors

MIA+BSI: Natural Stone Institute
Marble Institute of America (MIA) and Building Stone Institute (BSI) on January 1, 2016, began a two-year joint venture to consolidate operations and focus on five key industry initiatives. Together, MIA and BSI (known as MIA+BSI, the Natural Stone Institute) serve more than 1900 members in 55 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.

TTMAC: Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association Of Canada
Terrazzo Tile & Marble Association of Canada has a mandate to develop a method of standardizing terrazzo, tile and marble installation techniques, as well as being a technical resource and liaison for architects, specifiers, designers and engineers. Their web site offers sections on training, technical information, inspection services, and members listing.
Information Sources

Floor Nature: Resource Site On Natural Stone Products
Floor Nature is a resource site on natural stone floor products offering information on materials, design, projects, industry events, and more.

Marble Institute: Resource Site On Marble
Marble Institute of American provides information and resources on marble and its various applications in the building industry.

TTMAC: Resource Site On Terrazzo Tile & Marble
Terrazzo Tile And Marble Association of Canada Provides information and resources on tile, terrazzo and marble products and procedures.

TTMAC: Purchasable Hard Surface Maintenance Guide
Terrazzo, Tile and Marble Association of Canada maintenance guide has been compiled as a means of simplifying and standardizing maintenance procedures for terrazzo, tile and natural stone installations. Online order-form provided. $25
Product Supply

TTMAC: List Of Qualified Canadian Tile Setters
Terrazzo, Tile & Marble Association of Canada lists, by province, its members who are qualified tile setters.
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