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Annual West Virginia Construction & Design Expo Held in Charleston

Wed April 25, 2012 - Northeast Edition
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Charles Evans (L) and Rocky Peck of Cecil Walker Machinery were pleased to present Cat’s new CT660 vocational truck at the show.
Charles Evans (L) and Rocky Peck of Cecil Walker Machinery were pleased to present Cat’s new CT660 vocational truck at the show.
Charles Evans (L) and Rocky Peck of Cecil Walker Machinery were pleased to present Cat’s new CT660 vocational truck at the show. (L-R): Werk-Brau’s Trevor Ballinger joins Rish Equipment Company’s Greg Estep, Ralph “Buddy” McGlothlin, Greg Radford and Scott Fox as well as NPK Construction Equipment’s Jay Noel. Hugh Cercopely (L) and George Jones welcome attendees to the Vermeer Heartland booth. (L-R): Don Salmons, John Grow, Bob Runions and Eric Brrokes of Leslie Equipment Company had plenty of John Deere equipment on hand to show off at the event. Chris Stull (L) is joined by Productivity Products and Services’ Scot Correll at the State Equipment booth.

The 33rd Annual West Virginia Construction & Design Exposition was held on March 21 and 22 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. This year, the Expo included the West Virginia Marcellus to Manufacturing Conference, dubbed the M2M providing companies an opportunity to gain an expanded understanding of the potential for ethane and ethylene related product development in West Virginia. As well as an outstanding networking opportunity, attendees were presented with information about West Virginia’s tax incentives, environmental permitting, workforce development and site options.

The Expo also hosted a conference conducted by the West Virginia Manufacturers Association in cooperation with the W.Va. Construction & Design Expo and the W.Va. Department of Commerce and the Contractors Association of West Virginia State.

Educational seminars covered a range of industry related topics including Asset Management and Capital Planning, New OSHA Crane Regulations and Engineering Design and Construction Case Studies for W.Va. Bridge Projects. As well as the schedule of meetings and conferences, the show featured more than 250 companies and associations offering information and displaying their products and equipment.