2016 NSSGA AGG1 and World of Asphalt 2016 set record attendance in Nashville

2016-AGG-1-&-WOA-093by Jon M. Casey

Nashville, Tennessee’s Music City Center was the site of the 2016 NSSGA AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo and the National Asphalt Pavement Association’s World of Asphalt Show and Conference held March 22 to 24. With more than 9000 attendees coming and going throughout the three day joint event, event hosts enjoyed the increased record attendance which was up 16 percent over the 2015 event held in Baltimore, MD and up more than 38 percent over the AGG1/WOA event in 2013. [Read more…]

R.E. Pierson Materials Corp. – Middleport plant produces high quality concrete sand for regional use

RE-Pierson-Materials-Corp-034by Jon M. Casey

When it comes to high quality concrete sand, R.E. Pierson Materials Corp., Middleport, PA plant produces some of the best material in the region. Coming from a family-owned company who has built a reputation over the past 30 years in the construction and site preparation contracting business, the venture into aggregate and sand production a little over seven years ago, has developed into a thriving business known for its quality material, especially concrete sand. With two locations in Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown and Middleport, Pierson Materials Corp. is providing quality sand and aggregate products to a growing, mid-state market. [Read more…]

New knowledge hub for the quarrying industry: Sandvik launch Crushology portal

crushology-symbol1Sandvik Construction has launched a new web portal – “Crushology”. This has been developed to help quarry owners and operators get more from their equipment thereby improving operational productivity and economy.

The new Crushology web portal features a collection of practical tips, tricks, downloadable guides, articles, films and much more. It contains a wealth of helpful information on many aspects of quarry management, particularly crushing and screening. [Read more…]