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APWA Holds 2010 Expo, Convention

Fri September 10, 2010 - Northeast Edition
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This Hot Patch asphalt heater is a slide-in component that goes into the existing dump box, which allows the temperature to be maintained for cold patch and hot asphalt. Steve Daigle (R), president of the Hot Patch asphalt heater, describes the product to
This Hot Patch asphalt heater is a slide-in component that goes into the existing dump box, which allows the temperature to be maintained for cold patch and hot asphalt. Steve Daigle (R), president of the Hot Patch asphalt heater, describes the product to
This Hot Patch asphalt heater is a slide-in component that goes into the existing dump box, which allows the temperature to be maintained for cold patch and hot asphalt. Steve Daigle (R), president of the Hot Patch asphalt heater, describes the product to (L-R): At their joint exhibit, D.J. Cavaliere of Cor Equipment and Eric Dupee of Remu Screening Buckets explore unique niche markets for their products — in this case, they discuss the possibility of cleaning up oil-soaked beaches in the Gulf with S Gary Grouard (R), director of public works of Hadley, Mass., reviews Air-Flo snow removal and truck body equipment with Keith Skinner of Air-Flo. Chad Wingling of GVM in Biglerville, Pa., demonstrates GVM’s array of snow and ice removal equipment. Mark Reynolds (L) of Municipal Sales and Perry Songer of Songer Contracting in Montgomery, N.Y., offered their expertise in the proper maintenance of municipal sewer and water lines. Viking-Cives has long been a supplier of municipal snow removal equipment and truck bodies. Tim Ireland (L), regional sales manager based in Sidney, Maine, and Ron Burns, president. Blaw-Knox is re-entering the asphalt equipment market. The new RW80 road widener was on display at this year’s show. Al Cleeland (L) and Larry Spring, both of Blaw-Knox. The Rosco RA400 pothole patcher helps towns and cities in cold climates repair potholes.  During cold weather periods when asphalt plants are shut down, the Rosco RA400 makes a permanent hot asphalt patch instead of using temporary and expensive cold patc The Highway Equipment team is dedicated to providing municipalities with snow removal and truck body equipment.  (L-R): Tom Krick, Mike Dean, Marty Richards, Mark Fox and Garrett Fox, all of Highway Equipment. Greg Harla (L) and Chris Spinella of Bagela Industries demonstrate the features of the Bagela portable hot asphalt recycling system that allows excavated asphalt to be reheated and reused for pothole applications or for patching asphalt cuts that have bee Caterpillar had an extensive exhibit that featured many of its municipal machines along with monitors and video game type demonstration areas. Henderson snow removal and dump body equipment was on display for review by municipal and public works officials visiting the show from all 50 states.

The 2010 APWA International Public Works Congress and Exposition was held Aug. 15 through 18 at the Boston Convention and Expo Center.

This year’s show was held in conjunction with WASTECON (a solid waste management show held by the National Solid Waste Management Association). More than 8,500 people from 19 countries and all 50 states and the District of Columbia attended the show, which was supported by 650 exhibitors.