Gas Turbine Design for Challenging Environments

Energy

Gas Turbine Design for Challenging Environments

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Selecting a turbine to fit the environment it will operate in is really all about designing the right air filtration system to protect the gas turbine and compressor components. Filtration systems should be adapted to the specific site conditions to provide the best possible protection and optimized engine performance.

There is no “all-in-one” filter. There  … Read More

Innovative LID BMP Design for Impermeable Soils

Water

Innovative LID BMP Design for Impermeable Soils

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This article discusses a novel approach of using a sand lens to convey the stored volume of runoff gradually into the deeper layers of the soil, or to the water table, to overcome some of the design challenges resulting from clayey soils.  … Read More

Nut Island Effect: Lessons in Treatment Plant Management

Water

Nut Island Effect: Lessons in Treatment Plant Management

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The Nut Island Effect is a management dynamic first outlined by Paul Levy, former executive director of the Massachusetts Water Resources Authority in a Harvard Business Review article titled, “When Good Teams Go Wrong.” In the article, Levy relates the systematic breakdown in communication within a wastewater treatment plant team—an  … Read More

Volvo Brand Campaign Demonstrates Customers ‘Building Tomorrow’

Daily News

Volvo Brand Campaign Demonstrates Customers ‘Building Tomorrow’

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Volvo Construction Equipment has launched a new campaign that highlights the company’s purpose ‘to build the world we want to live in’.

A new campaign called ‘Building Tomorrow’, has been launched by Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE), to promote how the company is driving a more sustainable future.

Running now and throughout  … Read More

Getting Ready for the Next Full Moon

Waste

Getting Ready for the Next Full Moon

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To be honest I haven’t the faintest idea whether more bad things take place when Luna is at her most radiant than when she’s gone into hiding, but whatever the truth, tying her phase to disasters makes for a useful metaphor in reminding us that stuff happens, and furthermore that  … Read More

A Fresh Look at the Wheels vs. Tracks Debate in Skid-Steer vs. CTLs

Construction

A Fresh Look at the Wheels vs. Tracks Debate in Skid-Steer vs. CTLs

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The skid-steer and the compact track loader (CTL): two powerful little workhorses designed to perform the same basic functions—so what’s the difference? Hint: the difference is based on the working conditions each is best suited for. “It all comes down to wheels versus tracks,” sums up Ashby Graham, product manager for JCB.

“Skid-steers are tired machines, whereas  … Read More

The Day of Infamy, Operation K, and Elvis

Weekly

The Day of Infamy, Operation K, and Elvis

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With the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States, there has been, and continues to be, widespread speculation as to what the future holds for various industries. Of course, one of the more sizeable elephants in the room is infrastructure. There has been no argument from either  … Read More

McNEILUS REVEALS NEW MIXER ‘FLEX CONTROLS’ SYSTEM

Daily News

McNEILUS REVEALS NEW MIXER ‘FLEX CONTROLS’ SYSTEM

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McNeilus launched its new controls system ‘McNeilus FLEX Controls’ at the Command Alkon User Conference in Atlanta.

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (Nov. 30, 2016) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, revealed its new mixer controls platform earlier this month during the Command Alkon User Conference in Atlanta,  … Read More

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