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A Conexpo/Con-Agg Photo Album

Terri Caruth, left, and Jo Segura of Rotonics explain the company’s new float for large-diameter pipe.

Terri Caruth, left, and Jo Segura of Rotonics explain the company’s new float for large-diameter pipe.

Greeting visitors at the the booth of dredge builder Supreme Manufacturing Inc. were, from left, Earl Mook, sales and marketing; Bryson Hoobler, engineering manager; David Hoobler, president, and Neil Hoobler, vice president. The Hooblers are sand and gr

Greeting visitors at the the booth of dredge builder Supreme Manufacturing Inc. were, from left, Earl Mook, sales and marketing; Bryson Hoobler, engineering manager; David Hoobler, president, and Neil Hoobler, vice president. The Hooblers are sand and gr

Rose Koenig agreed to stay on as general manager of W&S Dredge Manufacturer when Dredging Supply Company acquired it. She was on hand in the DSC booth to describe her eight- and 10-inch dredges.

Rose Koenig agreed to stay on as general manager of W&S Dredge Manufacturer when Dredging Supply Company acquired it. She was on hand in the DSC booth to describe her eight- and 10-inch dredges.

New on the scene is CDW Inc., (Custom Dredge Works). John Jones, left, vice president, and C.J. Jones, president, along with sales manager Orville Loos, exhibited their chain ladder components and pictures of sand and gravel dredges they have built.

New on the scene is CDW Inc., (Custom Dredge Works). John Jones, left, vice president, and C.J. Jones, president, along with sales manager Orville Loos, exhibited their chain ladder components and pictures of sand and gravel dredges they have built.

Dave Pandelis, regional manager for slurry and dredge pump at Metso Minerals, with the Model L36/Frame900 dredge pump on display.

Dave Pandelis, regional manager for slurry and dredge pump at Metso Minerals, with the Model L36/Frame900 dredge pump on display.

Gary Wells explains the operation of a clutch, displayed in cross-section in the WPT Power Transmission booth.

Gary Wells explains the operation of a clutch, displayed in cross-section in the WPT Power Transmission booth.

In the DMC booth are, from left, Morris Henry, Judith Powers, Don King and Rick King.

In the DMC booth are, from left, Morris Henry, Judith Powers, Don King and Rick King.

Gene Maitlen, center, founder of VMI, with sons Randy, left, president, and Tony, right, vice president and sales manager.

Gene Maitlen, center, founder of VMI, with sons Randy, left, president, and Tony, right, vice president and sales manager.

A chain ladder link on display in the CDW booth.

A chain ladder link on display in the CDW booth.

Kirk Sawall, left, and a colleague with a dredge hose segment in the Linatex booth. Sawall is vice president of business development and marketing for Linatex. The company manufactures a lining rubber with extraordinary wear resistance, and is in partner

Kirk Sawall, left, and a colleague with a dredge hose segment in the Linatex booth. Sawall is vice president of business development and marketing for Linatex. The company manufactures a lining rubber with extraordinary wear resistance, and is in partner

Ken Zajac, regoinal sales manager for Caterpillar Industrial Power Systems, explains the new C32, 1200 horsepower Tier II certified engines being sold to the dredging industry. Ellicott is one of the company’s key customers, he said.

Ken Zajac, regoinal sales manager for Caterpillar Industrial Power Systems, explains the new C32, 1200 horsepower Tier II certified engines being sold to the dredging industry. Ellicott is one of the company’s key customers, he said.

Brian Howell, segment manager for marine and offshore for Hagglunds Drives, Inc. with a display of a hydraulic drive. The front was replaced with a clear plastic plate, allowing visitors to watch the drive in operation.

Brian Howell, segment manager for marine and offshore for Hagglunds Drives, Inc. with a display of a hydraulic drive. The front was replaced with a clear plastic plate, allowing visitors to watch the drive in operation.

Cash Maitlen, left, and Darren Waldeck are both third-generation of their families to work in the dredging industry. Maitlen is the grandson of Gene Maitlen and son of Randy Maitlen of dredge builder VMI. Waldeck is the grandson of Frank Waldeck, a found

Cash Maitlen, left, and Darren Waldeck are both third-generation of their families to work in the dredging industry. Maitlen is the grandson of Gene Maitlen and son of Randy Maitlen of dredge builder VMI. Waldeck is the grandson of Frank Waldeck, a found

Mike Gomez with his daughter Wendy Klampton in the Pearce Pump booth.

Mike Gomez with his daughter Wendy Klampton in the Pearce Pump booth.

At the DSC display are Charles Johnson, Sonny Lightsey and Judith Powers. DSC’s exhibit was a long walk from the center of the exhibition, but was constantly crowded with customers. “We’re far away, but they’re finding us,” said CEO Billy Wetta

At the DSC display are Charles Johnson, Sonny Lightsey and Judith Powers. DSC’s exhibit was a long walk from the center of the exhibition, but was constantly crowded with customers. “We’re far away, but they’re finding us,” said CEO Billy Wetta

Allen Wehunt, regional sales manager for GIW, describes one of the pumps on display.

Allen Wehunt, regional sales manager for GIW, describes one of the pumps on display.

Trimble personnel were on hand to explain their GCS900 GPS system on this Caterpillar excavator. Trimble GPS systems were installed on other excavating equipment throughout the exhibition.

Trimble personnel were on hand to explain their GCS900 GPS system on this Caterpillar excavator. Trimble GPS systems were installed on other excavating equipment throughout the exhibition.

Bill Faulkner, national sales manager for Phoenix Systems, greets visitors at the company’s parking lot display, which contained a Phoenix filter press.

Bill Faulkner, national sales manager for Phoenix Systems, greets visitors at the company’s parking lot display, which contained a Phoenix filter press.

The Nalco Company provided visitors with a chance to try their hand at a golf game, in addition to explaining the company’s flocculant products.

The Nalco Company provided visitors with a chance to try their hand at a golf game, in addition to explaining the company’s flocculant products.

Chris Nelson, center, visited in the Rohr booth with the Daley brothers Mathew, left, and John, who run an aggregate operation in Louisiana.

Chris Nelson, center, visited in the Rohr booth with the Daley brothers Mathew, left, and John, who run an aggregate operation in Louisiana.

Some of our photos didn’t come out well, and our apologies to Fernando Osornia of AmeriMex, the folks at Esco, and Willard and Scott Salemink of Twinkle Co.

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