W. Va. Construction and Design Expo Deemed Successful

Tue April 20, 2010 - Northeast Edition
Construction Equipment Guide

Tony Jones (L) and Steve Sellers of MH Equipment were on hand to talk about JCB equipment.
Tony Jones (L) and Steve Sellers of MH Equipment were on hand to talk about JCB equipment.
Tony Jones (L) and Steve Sellers of MH Equipment were on hand to talk about JCB equipment. Vermeer of West Virginia’s Rich Ferrens gives Cole Medford some pointers on a Yanmar CBL compact backhoe loader. (L-R) are Dynapac’s Bill Nittinger; Stan Herrenkohl, Teri Surface, Bert Smith, all of Anderson Equipment; and Tom Chastain, also of Dynapac, at the Anderson Equipment booth. (L-R) Rish Equipment Company’s Greg Estep and Jay Mullen join NPK’s Ken Skala and Rish Equipment Company’s Michael Burke to talk about pairing up their Komatsu machines with NPK attachments. (L-R): John Grow, Leslie Equipment, welcomes Rich Hedrick and Jim Shafer of Shafer Equipment, Rich Steinbrenner of Allied Construction Products and Sam Jarvis of ST Pipeline. Denny Caldwell (L), Walker Express, and Walter Clark, Walker Machinery, were ready to talk about Cat equipment. (L-R): Jeff Simpson, Debbie Marler, Josh Knott, and Gary Angle teamed up to welcome visitors to the RSC Equipment Rentals display.

The 31st annual West Virginia Construction and Design Exposition was held March 24 and 25 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. Equipment, products and services offered by nearly 300 exhibitors were viewed by the nearly 6,000 attendees who traveled from 26 states to take in the show. Those in attendance were professionals involved with construction, design, public works or infrastructure construction and maintenance, and trade professionals and service professionals providing industry support.

In addition to the expo itself there were more than 50 seminars and meetings to attend. Many of the seminars offered continuing education credit. Among the topics covered during the seminars and presentations were Soil Bioengineering Techniques, West Virginia Zoning Law Updates, West Virginia Infrastructure and Jobs Development, Financial Management Strategies and Environmental Regulatory Changes. The show also served as a meeting place for several trade associations and professional societies.

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