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Australian Stone Advisory Association Ltd
Australian Stone Advisory Association aims to inform all consumers and specifiers about the generic characteristics of every type of natural stone. The association also aims to provide advice about matters pertaining to the installation, care and maintena
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Directors of ASAA | ASAA
Jim Mann, Stone Initiatives & Materials Testing (SA)
Later that evening, ASAA Directors Jim Mann and Rolf Offerhaus presented papers which respectively addressed variations in local and imported bluestone, and adhesive selection for moisture sensitive stones.
Jim Mann - Stone Initiatives & Material Testing Group
ASAA director Jim Mann of ...
ASAA director Jim Mann of Stone Initiatives & Materials Testing, is the ASAA representative on a working group established to incorporate natural stone into the Australian standard, as an extension of AS 3958 Parts 1 & 2.
Mr. James (Jim) Mann is the principal and chief materials testing specialist within the company.
He has an extensive background in earth sciences, ranging from exploration, primary metallurgy to ceramics and materials production.
After working overseas as a teacher for a period, Jim returned to Amdel, and in 1995 he was appointed as Dimension Stone Testing Specialist.
time in this role he
gained NATA technical accreditation for the department.
After a productive time at Amdel, Jim could see that the boom in the use of dimension stone throughout the world needed the establishment of a laboratory that was dedicated to the testing and evaluation of dimension stone, so in 2003 he founded Stone Initiatives.
Jim Mann is an active member of the ASTM standards committee C18 that develops and maintains dimension stone standards and specifications.
He is a Director of the Australian Stone Advisory Association.
has written articles on dimension stone use and evaluation for publications including:
has also presented seminars on stone selection, testing and evaluation at Full Frontal Stone Expo, Global Stone Technology Forum
, Designbuild and Form and Function.
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Mary Mann speaks with Jim Mann
Australian Stone Standards | ASAA
ASAA members James Mann and David West are members of ASTM Committee C18 on Dimension Stone.