W. Va. Construction & Design Expo Held in Charleston

The event showcased the latest in equipment, services and products for the construction, design and public works industries.

📅   Wed April 22, 2015 - Northeast Edition
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(L-R): Andy Lake of Fairmont State University joins Joseph Zupanick, president of Radius Energy Services, and his son, Joseph Zupanick Jr., also of Fairmont State University, to speak with Yoder & Frey’s Kevin Teets about the company’s auction
(L-R): Andy Lake of Fairmont State University joins Joseph Zupanick, president of Radius Energy Services, and his son, Joseph Zupanick Jr., also of Fairmont State University, to speak with Yoder & Frey’s Kevin Teets about the company’s auction
(L-R): Andy Lake of Fairmont State University joins Joseph Zupanick, president of Radius Energy Services, and his son, Joseph Zupanick Jr., also of Fairmont State University, to speak with Yoder & Frey’s Kevin Teets about the company’s auction (L-R): Leslie Equipment’s Bob Runions and John Grow speak with Wayne Goldizen, Wayne Goldizen Excavating, and David Denkins, Leslie Equipment Company, about the lineup of John Deere equipment. The team from Walker CAT waits to answer questions about the company’s line of Caterpillar equipment. At West Virginia Tractor Company’s booth, Gary Grady and son, Michael, along with Steven Basham spoke about the company’s  line of Hyundai machines with attendees. Anderson Equipment Company attracts a good deal of attention with its Kobelco robot and a large display of Kobelco, Kawasaki and Takeuchi machines. Donnie Adkins (L), president of Aspen Corporation, speaks with Todd Meadows of Ritchie Bros. about the auction company’s equipment sales. (L-R): Stan Presley of Rish Equipment Company catches up with Central Contracting President Steve Cvechko, along with Sam Riddle, also of Rish Equipment Company. (L-R): At Vermeer Heartland’s booth, Rocky Butler, Harold Skaggs and Mike Enyart, all of Mike Enyart and Sons Inc.; Vermeer Heartland’s George Jones; and Todd Phillips, also of Mike Enyart and Sons Inc., talk about the product line. (L-R): Matthew Bennett, Mason Adkins and Terry Fulks, all of Sitech Mid-South, answer questions about the latest in site positioning and asset tracking technologies.

The 36th Annual West Virginia Construction & Design Exposition was held on March 25 to 26 at the Charleston Civic Center in Charleston, W.Va. This year’s event marked the show’s fourth time hosting the Marcellus and Manufacturing Development Conference. With more than 450 exhibitor booths situated on both the ground and upper levels of the Civic Center, the event showcased the latest in equipment, services and products for the construction, design and public works industries.

The event also featured the Contractors Association of West Virginia state meeting. The West Virginia Construction & Design Exposition was a great place for industry professionals to find networking and educational opportunities with more than 85 seminars, conferences and meetings held throughout the two-day event. While the conference agenda reflected a good deal of focus on Marcellus resources and pipeline projects, there also were plenty of seminars and talks focused on a variety of topics ranging from area bridge and roadway updates, to architectural practice and licensure issues, to retaining wall construction and many other related subjects.