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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.

The First Line of Defense: Protecting Inlets and Storm Drains

The First Line of Defense: Protecting Inlets and Storm Drains

In stormwater management for both temporary and post-construction measures, inlet and storm drain protection is one of the first lines of defense. It’s also a measure that often works in combination with other best management practices (BMPs) as part of an overall erosion control or stormwater management program.

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial Waste Containers For Specific Wastes

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

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AMCS Group
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B-Tek Scales LLC
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Babcock & Wilcox
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Barton & Loguidice
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Blackhawk Technology Company
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Buffalo Turbine
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Bulk Handling Systems LLC
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Byers Scientific & Manufacturing
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Cambridge Companies
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Chevron Industrial
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ClearSpan Fabric Structures
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CP Group
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Cummins Westport Inc.
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Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America
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DuraTech Industries
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Eriez
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Freightliner/Daimler Trucks North America LLC
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Frutiger / Mobydick, Wheel Washing Systems
www.mobydick.com/mobydick-wheel-washing-systems/

G-S Products
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Global Sensor Systems Inc.
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Hallco Industries Inc.
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ISCO Industries LLC
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Isuzu Trucks
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J&M Industries
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Keith Mfg.
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Project Profile: Small-scale Biogas Technology for Alternative Vehicle Fuel

Project Profile: Small-scale Biogas Technology for Alternative Vehicle Fuel

New technology is being developed in response to a growing interest in lower-cost vehicle fuel alternatives. One example is the patent-pending BioCNG biogas conditioning system invented by Cornerstone, which economically converts methane produced from the decomposition of organic waste materials—or “biogas”—into a renewable natural gas (RNG) suitable for use in

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Landfill Rate Increases

Landfill Manager’s Notebook: Landfill Rate Increases

If you’re in the landfill business, hopefully, you’re running your landfill like a business. And in that regard, one of the most fundamental business rules is that there’s more money coming in than going out. Because when that is happening, you can pay your bills, buy good equipment, put adequate money into

SWANA News

SWANA News

SWANA Announces Winners of the 2017 Safety Awards
SWANA is proud to announce the winners of the 2017 SWANA Safety Awards selected by SWANA’s Technical Divisions and the SWANA Safety Committee for their excellence in solid waste safety.

This year, SWANA expanded its Safety Awards program and selected winners based on SWANA’s 7

Safety: Safety in Numbers

Safety: Safety in Numbers

Any discussion of vehicle safety begins with a conundrum: new cars and trucks have never been safer, and yet the number of people who lost their lives in motor vehicle accidents went up for the first time in nearly a decade. Preliminary data from the National Safety Council (NSC) estimates

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Employment in a Tech Savvy Waste Industry

Not unlike other industries, the solid waste industry has, in recent years, embarked on a quest to include “smart technologies” in everyday processes and programs. The objective for most municipalities and private haulers is fulfill the mantra: providing services cheaper, quicker, and better to their customers.

It’s Not Just a Matter of Size

It’s Not Just a Matter of Size

Commercial waste pick up is not just a matter of size. Though certainly larger than residential carts and waste cans, commercial containers come with additional features made necessary by the volume and weight of their waste loads. Commercial containers are made with different materials, often with reinforced structures to manage

Landfill Challenges Accepted

Landfill Challenges Accepted

Today’s municipal solid waste (MSW) landfills are much more than places to dump household trash. They’re engineered facilities that are designed to hold and isolate the trash from the environment and are governed by both federal and state regulations.

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