A loader (bucket loader, front loader, front-end loader, payloader, scoop, shovel, skip loader, or wheel loader) is a heavy equipment machine used in construction to move aside or load materials such as asphalt, demolition debris, dirt, snow, feed, gravel, logs, raw minerals, recycled material, rock, sand, woodchips, etc. into or onto another type of machinery (such as a dump truck, conveyor belt, feed-hopper, or railroad car).
I recently told you about the electric collection vehicle that was being tested by Los Angeles Sanitation (LASAN). The electric refuse truck was developed by BYD and Wayne Engineering and put through a four month pilot project this year on the same routes as LASAN’s regular collection vehicles. It delivered
By Lori Lovely
The cost and the complexity of collection trucks continue to increase. With deteriorating road conditions and higher pressure for performance, budget is no longer the only significant factor in a hauler’s purchase decision. Meeting the demands of an industry known for operating in the most severe conditions, a truck must
By Neal Bolton
Over the past 18 months, we at Blue Ridge Services, Inc. have conducted several national surveys. The surprising results indicate that more than 90% (sometimes up to 97%) of waste facilities do not have the documents required to comply with federal, state, and industry standard expectations. What that means is
By Neal Bolton
Challenges and opportunities are coming your way—every system has them. But as a manager, the measure of your success, maybe even your job, can come down to how well you deal with them.
“You can’t manage what you don’t measure,” or so said the late Peter Drucker. If asked to elaborate,
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (June 8, 2016) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is now the exclusive distributor of Perkins automated containers.
“Providing customers with more options to best fit their needs is one of our primary objectives, and this initiative with Perkins helps us accomplish that,”
Booth #1402 showcases restored PacStar Rear Loader, McNeilus’ first entry into the refuse industry
DODGE CENTER, Minn. (May 24, 2016) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is bringing 25 years of service and innovation to WasteExpo 2016, June 7-9 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas,
MOLINE, Ill. (May 3, 2016) — Built in the world-class John Deere Dubuque Works, Iowa, manufacturing facility, the 710L joins the popular L-Series lineup of backhoe loaders. The latest model offers a robust 17-foot 3-inch dig depth, the largest in the John Deere portfolio, and it is ideal for loading
It is through his company 5280 Waste Solutions in Denver, CO, that Bill Bradley developed awareness for the need for software solutions addressing transportation planning, management, and logistics to address the inefficiencies he sees inherent in solid waste operations. Bradley represents a multitude of operations seeking to turn the numbers