Virtual Quarry Tour: Vermont Quarries
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2022
Time: 11:00am-12:00pm ET
Moderator: Dacia Woodworth, Natural Stone Institute
Michael Picco (PICCO Engineering)
Peter Prvulovic (Vermont Quarries)
Sam Arcot (Rugo Stone LLC)
AIA: NSISE77, 1 LU|HSW
LACES: NSISE78, 1.0 HSW PDH
NKBA: NKBA: 0.1 CEU
This one-hour virtual presentation will allow you to see marble in its original environment. Discover the history of the active marble quarry, the geological components of the stone, and what makes it unique to this site. Stone professionals will provide technical information concerning stone installation, and you will discover creative applications and opportunities with a designer. Join us and connect with nature’s oldest building material!
- An overview of an operating marble quarry and its history will highlight natural stone’s durability and sustainability and exemplify that utilizing natural stone in projects can benefit both user and nature.
- Discover the geological composition of the marble harvested from an active quarry and the testing specifications available to ensure its properties are an accurate fit for certain installations and design.
- By providing installation examples and recommendations from a technical stone professional, the attendee will gain an understanding of the stone’s attributes and its performance in specific environments for optimal performance.
- An overview of the marble utilized in creative projects by a design professional will highlight aesthetic success in past installations and provide insight for future creative opportunities for the consumer.