Equipment manufacturers to muster fleet for National Mall display

Sources: Association of Equipment Manufacturers, Milwaukee; CP staff

Astec Industries, Cemen Tech and a host of earthmoving or material handling equipment peers will anchor a Washington, D.C. festival, staged May 14-16 along the National Mall between the Washington Monument and U.S. Capitol. Throughout a 9 a.m.-5 p.m. schedule, “Celebration of Construction” will offer visitors insights on infrastructure, current site practices, equipment and tools, plus technology and data management. 

In addition to the Association of Equipment Manufacturers, “Celebration of Construction” participants include the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association; American Council of Engineering Companies; Associated Equipment Distributors; Association of Equipment Management Professionals; Associated General Contractors of America; American Rental Association; American Road and Transportation Builders Association; American Society of Civil Engineers; and, International Union of Operating Engineers. Representatives will share their industries’ efforts to improve construction safety, efficiency, and environmental stewardship. An interactive map will guide visitors around the festival and provide information about where the equipment is made and how it is used on a construction site.