Tag: truck

A large, heavy motor vehicle used for transporting goods, materials, or troops.

VOLVO MAKES A SPLASH IN COLORADO

VOLVO MAKES A SPLASH IN COLORADO

Colorado-based contractor, Whinnery Construction is employing Volvo excavators to navigate the Animas River, ensuring safe passageway for whitewater enthusiasts.
Fitted with a rocksaw attachment, the Volvo excavator cuts the boulders with hairline accuracy.

Nestled in the Animas River Valley, surrounded by the San Juan Mountains is the city

Quickly Identify Loose Wheel Nut and a Hot Wheel with Wheel-Checks

Quickly Identify Loose Wheel Nut and a Hot Wheel with Wheel-Checks

Irvine, Ca —July 19, 2017, Wheel-Check®, can identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual inspection and is also heat sensitive. By practicing preventive maintenance procedures and regular inspections, unexpected and expensive brake or bearing problems can be avoided.

Wheel-Check®, can identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual

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K-Tec
K-Tec land leveler pull-graders have been designed for maintaining haul roads and precision site leveling, completing the finish work to grade. Land Levelers models range in size between 12- and 28-feet widths. Standard features include walking axle, single simplistic tilt, depth level gauge and slope meter, and dual GPS/laser compatibility. Unique

Project Profile: Grave Responsibilities

Project Profile: Grave Responsibilities

Digging graves is a serious business, and no one takes it more seriously than Cody Taxacher, owner of Taxacher Specialties, an excavation contracting business based in Connellsville, PA, 50 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

Keep On Rolling

Keep On Rolling

While local people in the Amazon rainforest were well aware of the “trees that dripped tears,” rubber as we know it now, was so named because it was discovered to “rub out” pencil marks off paper. But it was not always the commodity it is today. European industrialists began exploring

In The Dumps

In The Dumps

Traditionally, the choice of dump truck type has almost always been due to the application or the environment. “The two types are not really competing against one another,” says Rob McMahon, product marketing manager for Komatsu. “Rigid trucks are best on improved roads: paved or with good gravel and good

Squeaky Wheels

Squeaky Wheels

Oil, lube, and coolant” are standard offerings at any garage or quick oil change shop and are familiar to all car owners. Heavy equipment operators utilize the same systems and have the same maintenance requirement, though on a much larger scale. And, in addition to oil and lube, heavy earth

Eyes in the Back of Your Head

Eyes in the Back of Your Head

The number of fatal accidents involving employees, as well as the thousands of reported injuries and illnesses and waste collection vehicle accidents each year makes solid waste collection the fifth most dangerous job in the US.

Body of Work

Body of Work

A trash hauler should buy a collection vehicle based on his needs, but those needs vary from region to region and from application to application. Other factors also affect the decision. Trends have changed: The truck that was popular 10 years ago is not the most popular now. Emissions

What’s That Smell?

What’s That Smell?

In many ways, material recovery facilities (MRFs) are harsher work environments than landfill working faces. During both operations, the protection of human health and the environment are primary concerns. While not exposed to the elements, the management of waste in a confined building has its own hazards. Enclosed facilities that

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