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Fri December 07, 2012 - Midwest Edition
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Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s Mike Little (L) and Eric Bischoff were on hand to discuss their line of John Deere equipment.
Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s Mike Little (L) and Eric Bischoff were on hand to discuss their line of John Deere equipment.
Murphy Tractor & Equipment’s Mike Little (L) and Eric Bischoff were on hand to discuss their line of John Deere equipment. (L-R): Process Machinery’s Daniel Miles, David Miles and Gary Honchell were in from Kentucky for the show. Aggregate Manufacturing International’s Mike Garard was in attendance at the OAIMA trade show. (L-R): At Southeastern Equipment Company’s display, Charlie Patterson and Doug Neff are joined by Greg Gerbus of Terex Construction and Southeastern Equipment Company’s Jon Wickline. (L-R): Ohio CAT’s team of aggregates industry specialists Kyle Bodkin, Chris Harris and Ned Herald were eager to discuss their line of Cat, IROCK and Screen Machine machines. (L-R): AGGCORP’s Ken Clemons and Rob Armbruster teamed up with Tyler Trowbridge of Terex Materials Processing to discuss Powerscreen equipment. Reco Rob Barnett of Reco Equipment was on hand to discuss Kawasaki wheel loaders and other material handling equipment. Todd Shephard (L) and Brian James of Rudd Equipment Company discussed applications for Volvo equipment in aggregate operations. (L-R): Columbus Equipment Company’s Bob Stewart, Art Davidson, and Jeff Richards welcome attendees to the show. (L-R): Hall Industrial’s Rob Kidd, Jamie Logan and Scott George had plenty of equipment solutions to discuss with attendees at the show. (L-R): The crew from Stone Product, Inc., Mark Johnson, Bruce Manwaring, Dan Fugate, Tom Kovesci and Norma Hupp discussed their line of mining and aggregate processing equipment with attendees.

The Ohio Aggregates & Industrial Minerals Association’s annual meeting was held Nov. 15 and 16 at the Hilton at Easton in Columbus, Ohio.

The event kicked off with a brief business meeting and elections and a talk by legendary OSU football coach, Earl Bruce. Educational sessions were conducted throughout the two-day event covering topics ranging from recent water quality regulations compliance issues to cone crusher productivity maximization.

The trade show featured nearly sixty equipment dealers, industry service and product providers and manufacturers with table top displays promoting the latest equipment, products and services geared toward Ohio’s aggregate industry.

OAIMA and show exhibitors sponsored a reception following the first day’s sessions. An awards brunch was held at the close of the second day’s sessions.

Event sponsors included Eagle Crusher Company, Murphy Tractor & Equipment, Process Machinery, Inc. and Stone Products, Inc.