Tag: trucks

A truck is a motor vehicle designed to transport cargo. Trucks vary greatly in size, power, and configuration, with the smallest being mechanically similar to an automobile. Commercial trucks can be very large and powerful, and may be configured to mount specialized equipment, such as in the case of fire trucks and concrete mixers and suction excavators.

Advertiser’s Index

AMCS Group

Babcock & Wilcox

Cambridge Co.

Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo (CWRE)

Carlson Software

ClearSpan Fabric Structures

Core Computing Solutions Inc.

Cummins Westport Inc.

Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America

Ecolo Odor Control Technologies


Global Sensor Systems Inc.

Hallco Industries Inc.

Keith Mfg

LATICRETE International Inc./L&M Construction Chemicals


Safety: Spotlight on Vehicle Safety

Safety: Spotlight on Vehicle Safety

Nearly 200,000 crashes involving tractor-trailers occurred in the US this past year—averaging one per every three minutes. I witnessed one recently while driving back to Santa Barbara, CA, from Las Vegas, NV. It occurred on the transition ramp from the Westbound Highway 14 to the Northbound Interstate 5, a fairly

Invisible Tech

Invisible Tech

Innovations seem to come at us at all corners, and at an ever-escalating pace—cell phones, new fuel cars, new efficient heating, and appliances that seem to do everything but feed your pets a balanced diet and mow your lawn remotely. The truth is, some gadgets actually do perform those functions.

The Evolution of the Transfer Station

The Evolution of the Transfer Station

Transfer stations initially became the answer to the problem of moving urban trash to rural landfill locations, efficiently and cost effectively. But changing attitudes of the public and government regulations are causing transfer stations to become so much more. During the Great Recession, municipal solid waste (MSW) generation rates actually

Bottoms Up

Bottoms Up

What you can’t see can indeed hurt your operation if no attention is paid to the undercarriage of solid waste collection vehicles. The operator has a significant daily impact on the condition of the undercarriage. The core of any good maintenance program is the inspection, points out Clinton S. Maryonovich,

Squeeze Play

Squeeze Play

Landfill managers continuously seek increased efficiency and greater compaction and airspace, but as technology improves, some of the ways they achieve those ends have changed.

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