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IAAP Holds 50th Anniversary Convention in Springfield, Illinois

Wed April 18, 2018 - Midwest Edition #8
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IAAP Assistant Director Shawn McKinney presents the Rock Solid Safety awards.
IAAP Assistant Director Shawn McKinney presents the Rock Solid Safety awards.
IAAP Assistant Director Shawn McKinney presents the Rock Solid Safety awards. From Ozinga Materials are Pete Colangelo (L) and Joshua Bailey. Working the registration desk (L-R) are Brian Rice, Hanson Material Service; Jodi Crowe, IAAP; Glenda Schoening, Riverstone Group; and Randi Wille, LaFargeHolcim. (L-R): Ken Hofer and Keith Ackerman, both of Martin Equipment, catch up with Ritchie Bros.’ Roger Martinez and Jacob Hopper at the 50th anniversary convention. Representing Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers (L-R) are Jacob Hopper, Roger Martinez and Debbie Gallagher. (L-R): Jerry Joynt and Clyde Robison welcome Kort Alcorn of VCNA Prairie Aggregates to the American State/Finkbiner Equipment booth. Hugh Gallivan (L), IAAP president, and Dan Eichholz (R) welcome Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner to the 50th anniversary convention. Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner addresses the attendees at the 50th anniversary convention. Doug Roehrs (L), LaFargeHolcim, and Kevin Cox, Vulcan Materials Company. (L-R): Darren Melvin of Hanson Material Service stops by the Howell Tractor booth to speak with Alan Johnson and Phil Linoski. (L-R): At the Patten Industries booth are Bob Sutherland of Metso; Myles Plote, Beverly Materials; and John Norton and Tony Mattingly, both of Patten. Working the West Side Tractor Sales Co. booth is Tom Stern, sales manager of West Side Tractor. (L-R): Pat Kirk of MSHA and Jason Schlee and Chris Cox, both of Vulcan Materials Co. Jeff Lovgren (L), Roland Machinery Co., and Jack Hennessey of Delta Companies. (L-R): Representing Hanson Material Service are Jim Sergent, Ed Bartholomew, Chuck Smith and Kelly O’Brien. Tim Theobald (L), Hanson Material Service, talks with Powerscreen Midwest Crushing and Screening’s Joe Peters. Ecco Fab President Gerry Bauer (L) and Arnie Taylor. (L-R): Dave Wawrzyniec, Martin Implement Sales; Ed Harseim, Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas; and Barry Hubscher, Martin Implement Sales.

The Illinois Association of Aggregate Producers (IAAP) held its 50th Anniversary Convention April 11 to 12 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Springfield, Ill.

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner and the new assistant secretary of labor of MSHA David Zatezalo delivered the keynote address to members.

Also, during a free seminar, representatives from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Bureau of Materials addressed a broad range of recent aggregate issues, including how the state's aggregate policies have changed and may in the future.

During the convention, IAAP named a new president to serve for the next two years, Aaron Ozinga of Ozinga Materials. He replaced Hugh Gallivan, who had been the association's president for the past two years.

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