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WRC Wins Manufacturer Of The Year Award!

West River Conveyors & Machinery Company was presented with the 2015 Manufacturer of the Year Award Thursday evening, September 24 at the Southwest Virginia Alliance for Manufacturing’s annual dinner and awards gala. This award recognizes significant industry accomplishments as they positively impact the community. The award is based on product development, growth, entrepreneurial leadership, innovation, […]

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West River Partners With Applied Industrial Technologies In Canada To Sell Conveyor Equipment!

Recently, West River Conveyors partnered with Applied Industrial Technologies in Canada to sell conveyor equipment into the Canadian mining market. The partnership, which began a few months ago, has turned into some new business already. Applied, who already has an existing customer base in Canada, sold a custom-designed belt storage unit to one of their […]

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View “World’s Greatest!…” TV Show Here Featuring West River!

Episode 225 of “World’s Greatest!…” has been added to their website HERE. This is a great video to learn about the Products & Services offered by West River Conveyors.

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West River To Be Featured On World’s Greatest!

West River Conveyors will be featured on an upcoming television show called “World’s Greatest!” The show, that airs on the ION Network, is dedicated to bringing viewers informative, educational and entertaining television focusing on the world’s greatest destinations, products and companies. West River was approached in the fall of 2015 about appearing on the show […]

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WRC Heads to 21st Biennial Bluefield Coal Show Next Week!

Next week on September 16-18, West River Conveyors heads to the 21st Biennial Bluefield Coal Show at the Brushfork Armory in Bluefield, West Virginia. This show is the most premier show in the eastern United States featuring a comprehensive display of coal equipment, products, services, technology and safety developments. Attended by the BEST coal operators, […]

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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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