World of Concrete Draws 50,000 Attendees

Wed February 20, 2013 - National Edition
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Keith Becker (L), Atlas Copco, points out the attributes of the Smart Poker concrete vibrator to Curtis Goyetche, Fillmore Construction, Edmonton , Canada.
Keith Becker (L), Atlas Copco, points out the attributes of the Smart Poker concrete vibrator to Curtis Goyetche, Fillmore Construction, Edmonton , Canada.
Keith Becker (L), Atlas Copco, points out the attributes of the Smart Poker concrete vibrator to Curtis Goyetche, Fillmore Construction, Edmonton , Canada. Kubota’s Keith Rohrbacker (L) shows the KX040 mini excavator to Carl Yokoi, Yokoi Engineering in Newbury Park, Calif. Kevin Ackley (L) of Gomaco discusses the Gomaco TC 5600 with Charles Velilla, CVESPACIO, in Queretaro, Mexico. Lee Kramer (L) and Robby Hagan are ready to show off the Xtreme high lifts to potential customers. Bobby Love (L), Ritchie Auctions, speaks with Scott Bomengen, Integrity Construction LLC in Meredian, Idaho, about the upcoming auctions. (L-R): Jen and Kevin Mahler, Tatitlek Contractors, came all the way from Anchorage, Alaska, to enjoy the show. Here they are with J.W. Striefel of Bobcat and the E42 mini extend-a-hoe excavator. Chance Ewing, Saw Jockey Concrete Cutting, in Salt Lake City, Utah has been learning about this 4,000 lb. Allied Rammer 2577 hydraulic hammer with Ed Turner of Allied. (L-R): Jason Bishop, Bishop Paving Co. in Oklahoma City, Okla., speaks with Regis Mobley and Ray Harper of Erect-A-Line about their paving products. Joe Davis (L) of Canton Ready Mix Inc. in Canton, Ill., has been watching the video of the MB America screening bucket with Casey Reed, MB America. Adam Gaudreault (L) of GAUBOC in Saint Catherines, Ontario, is finding out a lot of information about the T120 hydro seeder from Finn’s James Loneman. Dan Livezey (L), New Holland, and Sandy Heintzinger, Gregori Construction & Engineering, Miami, Fla., take a photo op with the B95C rubber tired loader. Jackie Guilbault (L) of Topcon describes how the Lazer Zone PZL -1A transmitter works to Mark Santana, Santanas Construction Concepts in Trinidad. (L-R): David Spainhour, Midco Demolition Tool Co. in Dallas, Texas, poses with Chicago Pneumatic’s Erin Crowe, Paul McClendon and John Vogel in front of the RX22 3500 hydraulic hammer. (L-R): Jeff Finochiaro and Shane Eberspacher of Kiewit, American Fork, Utah, pose with Ray Maynard of Paladin and the CP excavator bucket with a thumb. Scott Britton (L) of Caterpillar has been telling Nicholas Hogan of Trans-Colorado Excavation in Windsor, Colo., all about the features of this 930K  loader. Phil Ankrum (L) 5M Contracting Inc., in Las Vegas, admires the Doosan DX 100H hydraulic hammer mounted on the Doosan DX140 LC excavator with Aaron Kleingartner of Doosan. Ross Bannan (L), Bannan Construction Ltd., located in Auckland, New Zealand, receives some first-hand information on the Yanmar V1035-6 Tier IV mini excavator from Jake Jeffords, Yanmar. Kelly Graves (L), Kleeman, and Mike Goeken of Illinois Valley Paving Co. in Winchester, Ill., wanted their picture taken with the MR 130 ZS impactor. Tim Nash (L), Wirtgen, has been pointing out all the attributes of this Wirtgen SP 841 paver to Mike Williams of Illinois Valley Paving in Winchester, Ill. (L-R): Steve Runyan, Case; Kelton Maw, Maw Equipment, Ogden, Utah; and Richard Abbajay, CNH Capital, talk iron around this Case CX31B mini excavator. (L-R): U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kelly Tate, Master Sgt. Derek Earles, Major Pete Domahosku, Col. Peter Feug and Lt. Leo Kim  took a photo op with John Deere’s Dan Sulzer and this 310K EP backhoe/loader. William Pottle (L), Challenger Construction in Newfoundland, has been learning about the Cat D5K2 XL crawler loader from Cat’s Joel Fritts.

World Of Concrete, ranked as one of the premier building and construction sector trade shows in the United States, was held Feb. 5 to 8 in Las Vegas. This year’s World of Concrete served as a platform for more than 50,000 professional experts from this sector to meet and directly interact with each other, taking a total exhibition space of 500,000 sq. ft. (46,451 sq m).

The total exhibitor count at the show is in excess of 1,300, with a wide array of building materials, masonry products, machine tools and electrical equipments being showcased during the event. Several interactive special events were organized during the show and participating companies were provided with ample scope to expand their corporate networks here as well.

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