For more than 45 years, contractors, suppliers, governmental agency representatives and consultants from the Rocky Mountain West have held an annual conference in Colorado to discuss new developments and quality advancements of asphalt pavements. Feb. 27, 2019 marked the start of a very successful 46th Annual Conference and Equipment Show.
Recognized as one of the largest regional conferences on asphalt pavement technology, the Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference & Equipment Show (RMACES) draws attendees from throughout the Rocky Mountain region. National speakers discuss a variety of topics while attendees are engaged in a number of interests. As long as issues and new technologies emerge in the asphalt pavement industry the Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference & Equipment Show will continue to grow and expand to meet the needs of the asphalt industry.
RMACES welcomed more than 1000 attendees and more than 400 exhibitor personnel to listen and learn from industry leaders and nationally recognized experts on topics that span the asphalt paving industry, including topics on:
- Construction Best Practices
- Pavements and Materials
- Project and Program Leadership
- Best Practices in Maintenance and Rehabilitation
- Materials Education 100 Series
- Maintenance Education 100 Series
- Equipment Education 100 Series
- Asphalt Plant
For more information, visit rmaces.org.
A Wirtgen 220i milling machine dominated Honnen Equipment’s exhibit in Denver. Shown in front of the machine (L-R) are Steve Daigh of Wirtgen America; Bill Wright of Honnen Equipment; Jordan Long, territory manager of Honnen Equipment; Cliff Martin of Honnen Equipment; and Dylan Teal, Honnen’s new marketing coordinator.
Road Widener LLC’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Dano Rivas, conducts a video presentation on his company’s products at the Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference and Equipment Show late last month.
A video game contest drew crowds to the Power Motive Corporation exhibit at RMACES. Power Motive sells Roadtec paving equipment and compaction machines from Sakai.
Matt Pentz of The Calvin Group was on hand to help contractors and municipalities with their used paving equipment needs.
(L-R): Greg Kuch, David Barthel and Bill Smith of Faris Machinery were excited to be able to take customers’ orders for the Volvo’s new P5110B and P5170B pavers.
McDonald Equipment’s Joe Chambers (R) and Pete Kulp of LeeBoy were eager to talk about the company’s paving products, including this 8520 asphalt paver.
4Rivers Equipment displayed both the Vogele and Wirtgen lines. Steve Daigh (L) of Wirtgen America and Robert Carrillo of 4Rivers were both available to talk about the machines’ features and benefits.
Paving equipment from all over Colorado and the Rocky Mountain region was on display at the Crown Plaza Denver International Airport for the 2019 edition of the Rocky Mountain Asphalt Conference and Equipment Show.