Construction expo set in Augusta

Posted April 11, 2012, at 5:47 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — What’s billed as the state’s largest construction trade show is getting under way at the Augusta Civic Center.

The Construction Expo of Maine runs Wednesday and Thursday. This year’s show includes more than 170 exhibitors inside the civic center auditorium, and outside in the parking lot.

The expo’s host is the Maine Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction. Proceeds from the expo will fund scholarships for Maine students pursuing construction-related fields of study.

Show hours are noon to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday.

The seminar schedule is at NAWIC’s website