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Fri December 10, 2010 - Midwest Edition
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(L-R): Dave Sizemore, Josh Poston and Martin McCutcheon are ready to discuss Rudd Equipment Company’s line of Volvo equipment.
(L-R): Dave Sizemore, Josh Poston and Martin McCutcheon are ready to discuss Rudd Equipment Company’s line of Volvo equipment.
(L-R): Dave Sizemore, Josh Poston and Martin McCutcheon are ready to discuss Rudd Equipment Company’s line of Volvo equipment. Stone Products’ Dan Fugate (L) and Norma Hupp welcome attendees to their exhibit. Reco Equipment’s Rob Barnett (L) teams up with Kawasaki Regional Sales Manager Hank Ottman to talk to attendees about their equipment needs. Ohio CAT’s Dave Weiderhold (L) and Dave Borgmann look to share information about  IROCK crushers. Columbus Equipment Company’s Jeff Brackett (L) and Jeff Richards welcome OAIMA attendees to their exhibit. (L-R): Southeastern Equipment Company President Charlie Patterson gets an assist from Eagle Crusher’s Chris Harris and Bill Royce. Mike Little (L) and Gene Salyer are eager to introduce Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s line of John Deere equipment. Aggregate Manufacturing International’s Bill Humphrey (L) teams up with Dave Walters of Hazemag USA to greet attendees. (L-R): Hall Industrial Equipment’s Scott George, Brent Barkett and Bob Keaton III talk about their company’s line of crushers, screeners and conveying systems. (L-R): Aggcorp’s Thomas McNeil and Terex Financial’s Jeff Storner join Aggcorp’s John Fork, Rob Armbruster and Terex Powerscreen’s Tyler Trowbridge along with Aggcorp President Sean McIver to pose in front of the company’s ex

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association (OAIMIA) held its 2010 annual meeting and trade show at the Hilton Columbus at Easton Nov. 18 and 19.

The two-day event featured educational sessions as well as desk top exhibits from local equipment dealers, national manufacturers, area product suppliers and service providers. Along with a year-end review presented by Pat Jacomet, OAIMA executive director, additional subjects covered were Ohio new mining safety rules, new general air permits and Tier IV interim engine emissions solutions. The sessions also covered ODOT’s proposed new concrete aggregate specifications and a discussion on mining and crushing in Saudi Arabia.

Sponsors for the event included Derrick Corporation, Gerken Materials Inc., Northern Ohio Explosives. Stone Products, Austin Powder Co., Brady, Coyle & Schmidt, and Compmanagement.

The OAIMA is an Ohio trade association representing the interests of the state’s mining operations, with the exception of coal mining. The association serves those involved with construction materials, such as sand, gravel, crushed stone and slag as well as salt, clay, shale, gypsum, industrial sand, building stone, lime, cement and recycled concrete.