LICA Expo, Field Day Provides Educational, Fun Demos

More than 100 individual pieces of equipment were on display throughout this two-day event.

📅   Fri August 14, 2015 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Brice Blair of B&S Tiling, Lake City, Iowa, gets the rundown on the ICON 3D excavator control system on a Case 250D from Darrin Brown, Titan Machinery machine control specialist, while Titan Machinery Field Marketer Mike Hoffman looks on.
(L-R): Brice Blair of B&S Tiling, Lake City, Iowa, gets the rundown on the ICON 3D excavator control system on a Case 250D from Darrin Brown, Titan Machinery machine control specialist, while Titan Machinery Field Marketer Mike Hoffman looks on.
(L-R): Brice Blair of B&S Tiling, Lake City, Iowa, gets the rundown on the ICON 3D excavator control system on a Case 250D from Darrin Brown, Titan Machinery machine control specialist, while Titan Machinery Field Marketer Mike Hoffman looks on. (L-R): Alex Bryan and Doug Bryan of Bryan Heavy Equipment of Olwein, Iowa, and Salesman Blake Brownel check out this Cat D6N. (L-R): Wayne Kempf, Dave Kutcher, Devin Bonnstetter and Ben Steege, all of RTL Equipment’s sales department. RTL Equipment is Des Moine’s premier Doosan Equipment dealer and has many experts ready to assist contractors with their heavy equipme In the cab of this Komastu excavator is Roger Schoon of Schoon Backhoe Service, Pocahontas, Iowa, with RMS Equipment Specialist Gealen Harvey of the RMS Des Moines location. (L-R): Rexco Territory Manager Paul Rietz shows the new Liebherr 724 dozer off to Curt Booth, Chad Novinger, Brent Elliott and Tyler Kennedy, all from Collins, Iowa. Murphy Tractor Branch Manager Tom Smith (L), Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Murphy Machine Control Specialist Jason Welch, out of the Kansas City location, inspect this John Deere 310SL tractor loader. Andrew Hoyer of the Hawkeye Community College Operator program got a chance to get behind the wheel of this Altorfer CAT 329F excavator. Andrew Hoyer of the Hawkeye Community College Operator program got a chance to get behind the wheel of this Altorfer CAT 329F excavator.

More than 100 individual pieces of equipment were on display and/or working on the field at the Iowa Land Improvement Contractors Association’s (LICA) 2015 Midwest Construction Expo and Field Day on July 29 and 30 in Melbourne, Iowa.

There were many demonstrations of GPS, installation of an automatic lubrication system, excavator grade control, tiling and much more throughout this two-day event.