AEM Hosts the Celebration of Construction in Washington D.C.

May 18, 2023
The three-day event saw over 24,000 attendees

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and over 40 member companies and industry partners hosted a Celebration of Construction on the National Mall on May 14 and lasted until May 16.

The latest innovations in the industry were showcased, including electric and hydrogen powered construction equipment, recyclable materials and waste reduction opportunities, and the technology to sustainably build modern infrastructure in America.

Over 24,000 attendees visited the National Mall in Washington, D.C. for the three-day event. Attendees included top administration officials, lawmakers, regulators, and the general public. The event gave visitors a first-hand look at the advancements in construction equipment and practices, such as 75 state-of-the-art machines, hands-on displays, and demonstrations.

U.S. Secretary of Energy, Jennifer Granholm, senior adviser to President Biden, Mitch Landrieu, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, Don Graves, Deputy Secretary of Energy, Dr. Geri Richmond, 22 Members of Congress, and 15 officials with the administration and federal agencies toured the festival and discussed the policy priorities of the construction equipment industry.

“This event highlights the incredible innovations taking place in the construction equipment sector and we are grateful to our member companies and industry partners for uniting to tell our story,” said Megan Tanel, president of AEM, in a statement. “We are thrilled to showcase the construction industry in our nation's capital.”


Source: AEM

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