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We Have the Capability to Build Custom Stacker Conveyors

West River has the ability to design any conveyor product to your specifications. Recently, West River designed a custom stacker unit for a Western mining operation. This unit was designed as a 30” BW conveyor system that was 50 feet in length. The stacker conveyor was built with heavy-duty structural steel for the entire length […]

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West River Adds Structure & Belt to Conveyor Packages!

West River recently added both conveyor belt and structure to their conveyor equipment packages. In years past, West River has supplied only terminal group packages that include drives, take-up units, tail sections, discharge/transfer stations and belt starters. As the need has risen for customers to have a one-stop-shop, West River has worked diligently over the […]

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Virginia’s 9th Congressional District Congressman Visits WRC Today!

Virginia’s 9th Congressional District Congressman Morgan Griffith paid a visit to West River Conveyors today. Congressman Griffith came by to meet our employees and answer tough questions from the group. Congressman Griffith addressed issues important those of us in Southwest Virginia including the economy, EPA regulations, the Affordable Healthcare Act, and more. He was very […]

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West River Hires New Underground Sales Manager

We are pleased to announce that we’ve recently hired a new Underground Sales Manager to further develop national and international accounts. Russ James comes with a wealth of experience in the mining industry, having spent the last nine years at FMC Technologies where he was instrumental in acquiring numerous accounts. Prior to that, Russ was […]

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Underground Conveyor Innovation At Its Finest

As demand rises for refurbished and more economical conveyor equipment, West River has met that demand with new, innovative products and ideas to make customers already existing products better. In recent months, West River engineers and production planners have worked with more customers to refurbish their equipment with upgrades and add-ons to make it more […]

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West River Conveyors Purchases, Rebuilds and Resells Used Speed Reducers

West River Conveyors may be known for new, quality underground conveyor systems but the speed reducer repair and build shop is making excellent strides as well. Having gotten in the business of purchasing, rebuilding and reselling used speed reducers and gearboxes in the early 1990s, this part of West River’s business has grown exponentially. Currently […]

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Company Representatives Attended the Annual CIM 2014 Convention in Vancouver, British Columbia on May 11-14

The CIM 2014 Convention, held annually in different locations across Canada, caters to minerals, materials and petroleum industries and professionals worldwide. CIM was founded in 1898 and is the leading technical society for professionals working in minerals, materials and petroleum in Canada. The membership includes over 14,600 international members. West River’s interest in attending the […]

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West River Exhibits at Coal Prep Show in Lexington, Kentucky

Our sales team exhibited at the annual Coal Prep Show last week on April 29-May 1. This show is the only annual trade show and conference in the United States dedicated to coal preparation and processing. The jam-packed exhibit hall featured suppliers from across the country from manufacturers to construction to coal purchasers. The workshops […]

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West River Conveyors Attends 6th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum

West River Conveyors representatives Joe Street and Pete Savage traveled to Saskatoon, Canada this past week for the 6th Annual Saskatchewan Mining Supply Chain Forum sponsored by the Saskatchewan Mining Association. The forum focused on providing information to equipment manufacturers and service providers regarding mining supply opportunities in Saskatchewan, Canada. The forum highlighted current and […]

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The Alignment-Free Combination Belt Drive Makes Its Debut at West River

West River Conveyors & Machinery Company is pleased to introduce the addition of an Alignment-Free Combination Belt Drive and Take-Up Unit. This belt drive is a new, streamlined spin on the popular Combination Belt Drive. The standard Combination Belt Drive includes a shaft-mounted reducer, v-belts and sheaves and has been widely used among those interested […]

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