com) participated in a cubicle in behalf of the SRCA at the 2017 Roofing System China Exposition in Guangzhou ("gwon-joe"), China, May, 2017. Both participants attended at their very own cost. On display screen were slates from 3 Chinese Hubei District slate quarries (gray, green, and black slates), which the men had actually gone to before the Exposition.
What we found on this trip was that most Chinese slate is exported, domestic use is marginal, as well as knowledge concerning correct setup is practically missing. There is a demand for slate roofing system installment training in China as well as potentially a huge market for roofing slate if educated installers are offered. We additionally discovered language barrier issues (practically no one spoke English at the Exposition), as well as although we really did not have anything to sell from our booth, we did present the Chinese to slate roofs through our screen display, which revealed regarding 90 images of roofing systems, devices, SRCA occasions as well as related subjects in a consistent rotation, throughout the day.
We are deeply indebted to Chen XinGuo, General Manager of Wuhan Longxin Slate Business, for taking us to the 3 quarries, paying essentially every one of the expenses (he insisted), and helping us out every step of the method. However Chen might not participate in the Exposition with us. SRCA meetings and board elections took location during the WRATH on Thursday, March second, starting at 8:30 am, at the Tropics B Space in the Mandalay Bay Convention Center.
The SRCA board participated in the in Berryville, Virginia, September 9-11, 2016, where we did 2 1 1/2 hr presentations on Slate Roof covering Repair, Repair and Maintenance. SRCA Member Satisfying, Board Satisfying, and also Board Political elections were kept in Orlando, Florida, simultaneous with the International Roofing Exposition, February 17-19, 2016. The SRCA Booth at the DISPLEASURE was a double cubicle: Chris Paulin attracted passers-by with his slate art: The complying with sponsors took part: , Call: Julian Calvo, Juan Florez 42-11D, 15004 La Coruna, Galicia, Spain; Email: julian@benatural.
Chris Paulin of The Paulin Slate & Copper Co., and Chris Short as well as Dave Armstrong of Short Slate, Inc. manned the double cubicle for the SRCA at the 2015 NERCA 89th Convention & Trade Convention. They did live slate installation demos throughout the show to advertise the SRCA Education and learning & Training Program and also to draw in new participants.
devices, and so on . Paulin Slate and Copper demonstrating & manning the booth Brief Slate, LLC. demonstrating & manning the cubicle, who assisted cover our expenses for workforce at the booth, cubicle charges, building and construction prices for our roof covering mockup and assorted costs: Greenstone Slate Business: $2,000. 00 plus slatesVermont Slate Company LLC: $1500.
00Newmont Slate Co., Inc.: $1000. 00SSQ The United States And Canada: $1300. 00Buckingham Slate Firm, LLC: $500. 00John Stortz and also Boy, Inc.: $500. 00 plus devices At our IRE booth (above). Member meeting (below). Board conference (below). Satisfying with National Slate Organization Board Members (below). Above, Nick Price, Joe Jenkins, Gary Howes, and Jodi Howes Above: Touring the Glendyne Slate Quarry in Quebec, Canada, resource of North Country Roof Slate.
In Atlantic City, New Jacket on March 26-27, 2014 at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Site Resort, by Mahan Slate Roof Covering, Short Slate, Paulin Slate and also Copper, and also SSQ Slate. Special thanks to David Thomas of SSQ for sponsoring our cubicle:: Call: David Thomas; Ph: 518-779-1790; Prospect's Rise, 2315-2 Path 9N, Lake George, NY 12845: 301 Elveden Roadway, Park Royal, London NW107SS; (011 44) 20 8961 7725; info@ssq.
781. 5, Juana Koslay, (5701) San Luis, Repblica Argentina: SSQ Espaa: C/Academia Dequidt, n 1-ofc. 1, 32 - קבלן איטום גגות. 300 Barco de Valdeorras, Orense - Espaa February 26-28, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Facility, was a wonderful success! The Slate Roof Professionals Organization was at booth 2525. SRCA participants at our booth at the DISPLEASURE in Las Las Vega.
, Contact: Shawn Camara, PO Box 8, 963 S. Main Street., Fair Place, VT 05743; Ph: 802-265-3200; Fax: 802-265-2211, Email, PO Box 134, Poultney, VT 05764; Call: Jonathan Hillside; Ph: 802-287-4333; Fax: 802-287-5720; Email, PO Box 30957, Savannah, GA 31410 (also a workplace in Vermont); Toll Free: 877-229-9277; Office: 912-964-9601; Fax: 912-964-9603; Email; www.
1061, Wilmington, DE 19808; Ph: 301-952-0120; Fax: 301-952-0295; Email SRCA Meeting 2014 Lifetime Success Honor existed to Dave Camara of Camara Slate (above ideal). John Stortz (above left) was our 2012 honor champion. The SRCA had a cubicle at the March, 2013 NERCA convention in Boston. Revealed above is board participant John Mahan.
SRCA's Wagner Roof was recognized at the 2013 International Roof Exposition in San Antonio by the National Roof Professionals Association with two Gold Circle Honors, the market's greatest honor, along with the Gold Circle Platinum Honor for the most premium general task. Chuck Wagner is an SRCA board member.
Above: Chuck Wagner, Gary Howes and also Jack Mahan at the IRE 2013. Review the full report by SRCA Board participants, Gary Howes and also Chuck Wagner. Check out a summary of the event created by Bob Coutts, UK Team Mentor. September 28-30, Grove City, Conference 2012: The small structure over was roofed in a German-style slating method by Chris Short's team at Short Slate, sided with a bear layout by Liam Tower (pictured above) of Slate Event, Inc., as well as had copper rain gutters set up by John Crookston of Upright, Inc.
John Stortz (listed below left) was provided with a Life time Accomplishment Honor at the 2012 SRCA Seminar. Liam Tower won the Participants Choice Honor for Ideal Slate Roof Covering Project of 2011: The SRCA Specifications Committee met over the weekend of June 23rd, 2012, in western Pennsylvania for the function of improving the installation criteria for all-natural quarried roof covering slates.
2 collections of standards were released: SECTION 07310 - SLATE ROOFING SHINGLES for architects, as well as Variation 1. 2, Published by unanimous vote of the SRCA Board of Directors, 6/23/2012 Slate Event, Inc., Champion of IFD Honor Liam Tower (left) of Slate Event, Inc., VP of the SRCA, has actually gotten an International Federation for the Roofing Trades Honor in "Pitched Roof," provided to four finalists in Dublin, Ireland, November 4th, 2011 at the IFD Congress.
Take an appearance at the access type. Liam's service a bell-shaped slate roof absolutely is entitled to acknowledgment. There were 18 submissions from 9 nations in this classification. Read the news from the IFD below. Letter to SRCA participants from Liam Tower expressing gratefulness for the IFD experience and recommending that we establish formal slate roof education in the United States.
Check out the highlights of the seminar from the perspective of the IFD. Check out a thank-you letter from Gary Howes, SRCA Member who participated in the 2011 IFD Congress in Dublin in behalf of the SRCA. November 15-20, 2010: The SRCA sent six Board participants, gone along with by seven extra individuals. Look at the pictures and also video of the Congress! Lancaster, PA, August 4th, 5th as well as sixth (Thu-Sat), along with the International Preservation Trades Workshops.