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Joe Street, Director

Joe Street is the Co-Founder West River Conveyors. A former school teacher and public service figure, Joe decided he wanted to be in business for himself. With his partner Jerry, they formed West River Conveyors in 1981 out of the need to rebuild mining equipment and conveyors for the mining industry in Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, and Southern West Virginia. Joe’s expertise in speed reducers and conveyor equipment has made him a name in the industry. Joe’s certifications and knowledge come from more than 35 years in the mining industry. He’s a graduate of Pikeville College and the University of Virginia. Joe enjoys golfing, fishing, and spending time with his four grandchildren.


JB Roulett, Director

Jerry Roulett is the Co-Founder of West River Conveyors. Jerry’s career began in Ohio with a four year trade apprenticeship. From there, he gained Mine Foreman and Electrical Maintenance Foreman certifications and worked as a miner for several years. With his partner Joe, they formed West River Conveyors in 1981 out of the need to rebuild mining equipment and conveyors for the mining industry in Southwest Virginia, Eastern Kentucky, and Southern West Virginia. Jerry’s 40+ years of experience in conveyor component design, mining equipment and the mining industry as a whole makes him an expert in conveyor component design. Jerry enjoys fishing, boating, shooting and spending time with his family.


Kenneth Roulett, Board Member

Jessica Savage, Board Member

Custom Overland and Underground Mining Conveyor Equipment

OVERLAND CONVEYORS

OVERLAND CONVEYORS

Cost-effective solutions for hauling aggregates like sand and gravel over long distances.

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UNDERGROUND CONVEYORS

UNDERGROUND CONVEYORS

Improve mining operations with custom conveyors that are tested for safety and reliability.

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PARTS

PARTS

An online inventory stocked with gearboxes, fluid couplings and other parts ready to be shipped.

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CONVEYOR BELTS

CONVEYOR BELTS

Avoid unplanned downtime and injuries that can arise from worn out conveyor belts.

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Latest News

Improving Mining Operations With Smart Technology

Oct 29, 2021

Your thermostat and your doorbell are probably Smart, so why isn’t the same technology at work in your mining operations? “Smart” means equipping machines and devices with sensors and means read more »

WEST RIVER CONVEYORS & MACHINERY COMPANY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT/CEO

Oct 26, 2021

Oakwood, VA West River Conveyors & Machinery Company, a leading manufacturer of conveyor equipment, today announced that Pete Savage has been named as President and Chief Executive Officer.  Pete has read more »

UNDERSTANDING AND EXTENDING THE LIFE OF YOUR CONVEYOR COMPONENTS

Oct 11, 2021

A mining conveyor, or any other conveyor used for moving rock, ore, or aggregate, represents a substantial investment. It needs to work hard and stoppages for maintenance or repairs are read more »