Washington Monument stone supplier welcomes visitors attending AGG-1 2015 in Baltimore

AGG-1-2015-009by Jon M. Casey

For AGG-1 2015 attendees who were looking for a “hands-on” experience while attending this year’s event in Baltimore, the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association offered a pre-show tour of the Bluegrass Materials Company’s Texas Quarry in Cockeysville, MD. Located 16 miles north of downtown Baltimore, this century old facility is surrounded by suburban living in every direction. Nevertheless, this facility has been a good neighbor, especially under the new ownership of Bluegrass Materials Company. [Read more…]

AGG-1 and World of Asphalt the best yet!

AGG-1-2015-186by Jon M. Casey

Organizers of the AGG-1 and World of Asphalt 2015 were delighted with the success of this year’s event held March 17-19 at the Baltimore Convention Center in the Inner Harbor district of Baltimore. With record attendance of more than 7,600, this year’s show reflected a 26 percent increase over the previous event held two years ago. Attendees from all 50 states, and from more than 50 other countries including nine of the ten Canadian provinces, spent their time attending seminars and visiting the three day trade expo, during the show. [Read more…]