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  • Mccloskey Introduces Compact Jaw Crusher

    Following up on the success of the J-50 (formerly C-50) jaw crusher, McCloskey International has released the compact J-40 as an entry level unit to our track mounted jaw range. Featuring a true 24” x 40” jaw, the J40 provides production rates which are unattainable in other compact tracked jaw plants. Hydraulic wedge CSS adjust allows for push button CSS control, while an ultrasonic level sensor in the jaw automatically adjusts feed rate.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • Modular Classrooms From Royal Concrete Concepts Save Money On Palm Beach County Schools Additions

    Years of thinking ahead have paid off for the School District of Palm Beach County -- both financially and from a sustainability perspective.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • New Canadian Product Makes Fuel Transportation Safer And Cheaper

    For many companies, keeping their operations running smoothly with a supply of fuel in a remote location can create a number of expensive challenges. Few remote sites have year-round access for ground tanker trucks or water access for barges which means most are forced to use fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters to transport drums of fuel.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • Meritor Launches 18X Single Reduction Axle

    Meritor, Inc. announced recently that it has taken another step toward increasing efficiency in commercial vehicles with the launch of its 18X rear axle for fast and heavy long-haul operations. At the company’s manufacturing facility in Lindesberg, Sweden, Peter Karlsten, president of Volvo Powertrain and Rose-Marie Frebran, Governor of Örebro County, cut the ribbon on Meritor’s 18X production line.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • Ontario Enviro-Commish Calls For Greater GHG Reductions

    Ontario’s environmental commissioner wants to step up efforts to deal with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but not all the methods he’s proposing sit well with the trucking industry.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • TruckWeight Upgrades Smart Scale

    TruckWeight has come out with an updated version of its wireless on-board scale, featuring an improved handheld receiver and expanded memory capacity, the company announced.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • Plastics Pipe Institute Announces 2011 Recognition Award Winners

    The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced, during its annual membership meeting in early May, winners who were awarded for significant achievements and exceptional service involving the use of polyethylene (PE) pipe. The non-profit industry group honored five member companies whose projects were voted most-remarkable, and four individual people whose dedication and actions advanced the goals of the association while providing broad benefit for the industry. PPI also bestowed an Honorary Lifetime Membership to James Goddard recognizing more than 30 years of contributions and industry innovation. Goddard recently retired from Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) as the company's Chief Engineer.

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    Jun 10, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • VAF Announces New Portable “Drag & Drop” Filter Skid For Frac Water

    VAF specializes in the Engineering & Manufacture of automatic self-cleaning individual, modular and skid-mounted filtration systems that include integrated controls and valves. The V-Series™ automatic self-cleaning filter skid for “Frac” water (V-Series-FS) has been designed for easy portability; available in various configurations for local or remote oil field locations where the filtration skid needs to be relocated. Its unique design not only provides for quick piping hookups and disconnects, but includes a “roll bar” frame that protects the filter, control and piping from damage during relocation. The V-Series, 316L bodies, are horizontally designed for ease of maintenance and simpler operation with fewer moving parts. “VAF is successfully working with all the major oil companies to improve the Frac water quality before being reinjected”. “VAF is successfully working with all the major oil companies to improve the Frac water quality before being reinjected," said Steve Springer, VP. "This process is essential in helping to make the U.S. less reliant on foreign oil.” The V-FS filter skid is ideal for Frac water reinjection systems that require reduction or elimination of “consumable” cartridge or bag filtration. The 316L stainless steel, multi-layered filtering screen, utilizes a “Uni-weld, Sintered” technology that maximizes open screen area as well as the removal of organic and inorganic particulate from the screen. Inlet/outlet flange sizes can be specified to meet existing field piping.

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    May 24, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • TRP® Radio-CD Player Offers Hands-Free Capability To Answer Cell Phone Calls

    TRP Aftermarket Parts announces the availability of an AM/FM CD player with front-panel auxiliary input jack and matching coaxial speakers that offer operators a crystal-clear, hands-free way to answer calls on their cell phones.

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    May 20, 2011 - 8 years ago

  • Goodyear’s FleetHQ Goes For The ‘Gold’ With New Program

    In the trucking business, where efficient cost-per-mile operating performance can lead straight to success, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has come up with a new “gold standard.” The Gold Medallion Retread Tire Program is FleetHQ’s latest innovative service, offering cost-effective, quality retreaded tires for emergency road service from coast to coast. Gold Medallion retreads meet the premium casing standards of large national fleets and are backed by the Goodyear Retreaded Tire Limited Warranty.

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    May 15, 2011 - 8 years ago

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