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HPS Loadbanks Expands National Load Bank Sales and Service Team

| HPS Loadbanks, the leading authorized distributor of Crestchic load banks in North America, is proud to announce the expansion of the San Diego sales team with the addition of Mark Hawblitzel as the National Load Bank Sales Manager, and Serafin Gutierrez Jr. as the Advanced Load Bank Project Manager. SAN DIEGO, Feb. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ ... READ MORE

Summa Health Taps Ohio Cat, Caterpillar for Standby Power Solutions

| DEERFIELD, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced that Summa Health, one of the largest healthcare provider systems in Ohio, has selected Ohio Cat to supply standby power solutions from Caterpillar that will support expanded operations across its network, including the new 343,000-square-foot, seven-story Patient Tower Addition under construction at its Akron Campus. Summa Health recently ... READ MORE

Lisa Bailey Named HDR’s Major Campaigns Leader for Water

| (February 19, 2019) – HDR is pleased to welcome Lisa Bailey to the firm’s water practice as major campaigns leader. Based in the firm’s Atlanta, Georgia, office, Bailey will focus on supporting growth and client development by collaborating with technical and local resources to position for and secure the most complex, high-value projects across North ... READ MORE

Saft Energy Storage System to Support Bermuda’s Future Electricity Plans

| Turnkey project will deliver a 10 MW power energy storage system (ESS) comprising lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, power conversion and ancillary equipment. Paris, February 18th, 2019 – Saft is delivering a turnkey order to supply an Energy Storage System to Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO). The system will provide up to 10 MW power for spinning ... READ MORE

Enphase Energy Microinverters Comply with New Rule 21 Requirements

| FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enphase Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENPH), a global energy technology company and the world’s leading supplier of solar microinverters, today announced its microinverters’ compliance with California Rule 21 requirements by the February 22, 2019, regulatory deadline. Leading California installers continue to choose Enphase Energy microinverters for their timely compliance ... READ MORE

Siemens Showcases Smart Solutions for Industry-Specific Implementation of Industrie 4.0

| Integrated energy solutions for digital enterprises Siemens will be placing smart solutions for the industry-specific implementation of Industrie 4.0 at the heart of its Hannover Messe 2019 presentation under the banner “Digital Enterprise – Thinking industry further!”. Over an exhibition space of around 4,000 square meters in Hall 9, Siemens will be showcasing these solutions ... READ MORE

Renewable Natural Gas Now Flowing into SoCalGas Pipelines from Calgren Dairy Digester Pipeline Cluster

| Calgren Dairy Fuels dairy digester pipeline cluster–California’s first–captures methane from cow manure to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and provide a carbon-negative fuel Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) and biogas producer Calgren Dairy Fuels (Calgren) today announced that renewable natural gas produced at Calgren’s dairy digester facility in Pixley, California is being injected into SoCalGas pipelines. ... READ MORE

WaterSmart Software Launches Integration-as-a-Service Offering to Unlock Data Insights for Water Suppliers

| WaterSmart Software, the self-service and customer engagement platform leader for the water utility industry, today announced the introduction of an innovative new service offering known as Integration-as-a-Service (IaaS). Water utilities make substantial investments in data systems that run their operations. Unfortunately these systems often don’t share information, creating data silos that leave various departments without ... READ MORE


| New units are equipped with InfoHub™ and Amplify™ power management technology for improved control, streamlined diagnostics Briggs & Stratton Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of three new 12kW*, 17kW* and 20kW* standby generator units at the International Builders Show in Las Vegas, February 19-21. The new units are enhanced with an improved controller ... READ MORE

CleanSpark Announces First International Contract Award for Microgrid Planning

| CleanSpark, Inc. (CLSK), a microgrid company with advanced engineering, software and controls for innovative distributed energy resource (DER) and microgrid deployments today announced its first contract executed outside of the United States. Costa Rica – Technical Consultant and Microgrid Control Vendor CleanSpark has been awarded a contract to serve as the technical consultant for a large industrial ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Awards YORK® Product Distribution Rights for Western Canada to The Master Group

| The Master Group to become the exclusive distributor of YORK residential ducted systems and commercial rooftops for all of Canada  Johnson Controls announced today that The Master Group was awarded distribution rights throughout Western Canada for YORK brand residential and commercial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. Already the exclusive authorized distributor of the YORK ... READ MORE

Natural Power Appoints Drone Specialist

| Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy Natural Power, has appointed Andre Louis Ferdinand as a Senior Engineer in the inspections service team, based in North America. Andre joins from Ascent Technologies, a Texas-based firm specialising in developing software for commercial unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Ascent Technologies was acquired by Natural Power earlier this month. Craig ... READ MORE

Siemens Introduces On-demand Mobile Resilience Transformer Leasing for Fast Outage Response

| Power generation companies can now lease an on-demand generator step-up transformer across numerous voltage ratings and configurations Siemens is introducing the company’s first U.S. offering that allows utilities and generation owners to lease a PRETACT® Plug & Play GSU Resilience Transformer when needed for outage or emergency response. With this on-demand access, asset owners can ... READ MORE

Intelligent Water Systems Challenge Launches for Second Year

| The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is back for a second year to encourage participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The goal is to demonstrate the value of intelligent water systems to utilities and foster adoption of smart water technologies, as well ... READ MORE

H/Cell Energy Commended By Australian Energy Minister

| H/Cell Energy Corporation (OTCQB-HCCC) (“HCCC”), a company that designs and implements clean energy solutions featuring hydrogen and fuel cell technology, announced that through its Australian subsidiary, The Pride Group www.thepridegroup.com.au it has been commended on a solar and battery installation by the Queensland Australia Energy Minister, the Honorable Dr. Anthony Lynham. The installation takes advantages ... READ MORE

REHAU Expands and Improves MUNICIPEX® Municipal Water and Wastewater Line

| REHAU, a global supplier of polymer-based solutions and leading North American PEXa manufacturing company, is offering two additional crosslinked polyethylene PEXa pipes in their municipal piping program. In addition to MUNICIPEX water service line, the expanded product range now includes MUNICIPEX pre-insulated for cold-weather applications and MUNICIPEX force main for wastewater applications. From new construction ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Brings Innovative Technologies to Data Centers

| Portfolio of products supports strategic growth in mission-critical market Johnson Controls announces a broad range of new, industry-focused products to support the unique needs of data centers. Developed in response to data center customers facing the challenge of complex environments and water scarcity, these advanced products help data centers lower power and water usage effectiveness ... READ MORE

AdEdge Increases Operations in Chile, Adds AdEdge Chile Business and Technical Manager and Latin America Sales Engineer to Staff

| AdEdge Water Technologies (AdEdge) announced today its decision to increase operations in Chile, including the addition of Ignacio Faundez as the AdEdge Chile Business and Technical Manager and Paula Araya as a Latin America Sales Engineer. Latin America significantly advanced sanitation services provided to both the municipal and industrial markets in recent years. Water management ... READ MORE

Xylem Launches Enhanced Flygt 4460 Submersible Biogas Mixer

| New design offers greater reliability and performance in biogas media Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL), a leading global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, has today unveiled its newly enhanced Flygt 4460 mid-sized biogas mixer. Designed in response to specific customer needs, the new submersible mixer delivers greater reliability and ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Air Burners Inc. www.airburners.com BioBag www.biobagusa.com Bomac Carts/Royal Basket www.bomaccarts.com Buffalo Turbine www.buffaloturbine.com Byers Scientific & Manufacturing www.byers-scientific.com ClearSpan Fabric Structures www.clearspan.com Eriez www.eriez.com Federation of NY Solid Waste Assoc www.nyfederation.org Freightliner/Daimler Trucks North America LLC www.freightliner.com GOC Technologies www.goctech.com Hallco Industries Inc www.hallcoindustries.com Keith Mfg www.keithwalkingfloor.com Mack Trucks www.macktrucks.com Maren Engineering Corp www.marenengineering.com ... READ MORE


|   Air Burners Inc. The PGFireBox is a portable system that can be disassembled and relocated in a couple of weeks to a couple of months. It requires no permanent facilities, like buildings and smoke stacks. In addition, the PGFireBox air curtain burner does not require secondary fuel sources like natural gas. This reduces the ... READ MORE


| SWANApalooza 2019 took place in Boston from February 25–28. Boston offered a premier backdrop for the event, leading the charge in zero waste initiatives and serving as an example for cities in the Northeast and across the country for environmental priorities. SWANApalooza is the Solid Waste Association of North America’s premiere technical conference that pushes ... READ MORE

The Water Research Foundation Signs Memorandum of Understanding with EPA to Advance Nutrient Management Efforts

| Building on The Water Research Foundation’s (WRF) decades-long research on nutrients in America’s waters, WRF and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase understanding of how smart partnerships and market-based approaches can be used to reduce excess nutrients in the nation’s waterways. The MOU builds on success achieved ... READ MORE

American Fiberglass Tank Repair Announces New Fiberglass Tanker Trailer Lining Facility in Franklin, NH

| Fiberglass inspection, repair and lining company responds to increased demand by adding additional FRP tank trailer service capacity. American Fiberglass Tank Repair (AFTR) has announced that it has equipped and commissioned an additional trailer lining facility at Mercantile Place in Franklin, NH. The new facility will immediately double AFTR’s dedicated trailer lining capacity. The new ... READ MORE

Go Electric Launches Hive Microgrid-Enabled Switchgear

| Go Electric Inc., a provider of energy resiliency and microgrid solutions, today announces the launch of its new microgrid-enabled switchgear product, Hive. Hive is designed and engineered to provide facilities with critical energy reliability and resiliency when experiencing disturbances from the electric grid. By integrating all the control functionality up front and bringing all distributed ... READ MORE

OSIsoft’s PI System Selected by Idaho National Laboratory for Testing and Evaluating Smart Grid Technologies

| INL will leverage the PI System to help public and private organizations accelerate the adoption of advanced energy technologies. OSIsoft LLC, a leader in operational intelligence, is pleased to announce it is supporting research conducted with DOE’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL). OSIsoft will provide INL with the PI System® and technical expertise for the testing ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH www.ahmeyer.com Berry Global www.typargeosynthetics.com/products/geocells Bowie Industries Inc www.bowieindustries.com Bowman Construction/ Biosol www.bowmanconstructionsupply.com ConExpo-Con/Agg www.conexpoconagg.com Dietz Hydroseeding www.dietzhydroseeding.com East Coast Erosion Control www.eastcoasterosion.com Ecoturf Midwest www.ecoturfmidwest.com Ernst Conservation Seeds www.ernstseed.com Erosion Supply Company www.erosionsupply.com Filtrexx International LLC www.filtrexx.com FINN Corporation www.finncorp.com Gator Guard Environmental Products Inc www.gatorguard.com Genesis Nursery Inc www.genesisnurseryinc.com ... READ MORE


|   SOX Erosion Solutions SOXFence Silt/Sediment Barrier is the superior choice for protective project fencing that reduces water encroachment, retains sediments, and serves as a containment barrier. Unlike other project fencing, installers do not need to dig a trench to install; the patented design eliminates this labor task. SOXFence requires less staking due to its ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Expands Line of YORK® YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers

| Extended line further reduces total cost of ownership with savings up to 30 percent Johnson Controls has expanded its line of YORK® YLAA Air-Cooled Scroll Chillers with two new models that offer a smaller footprint with increased efficiency. The new models expand the product range from 40 to 230 tons without sacrificing quality and efficiency. ... READ MORE

Philadelphia Selects Sensus for Advanced Metering Infrastructure Upgrade

| Smart water technology will enhance operational efficiency and customer service The City of Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) has selected Sensus, a Xylem brand, through a competitive request for proposal process, to deliver smart water technology for its Metering and Customer Service Program. PWD provides services to more than 1.7 million people in Philadelphia. “Our AMI ... READ MORE

New Sinamics G120X Drive Series Specializes in Infrastructure Pump, Fan, and Compressor Applications

| With power range from 1–700 hp (0.75–630 kW), Sinamics G120X is optimized for pump, fan and compressor applications Siemens is introducing the new Sinamics G120X drive, a simple, seamless and easy-to-use drive, designed for use in pump, fan and compressor applications in industries such as water/wastewater, HVAC/R, irrigation/agriculture and in industrial environments. Sinamics G120X has ... READ MORE

Doosan Portable Power Introduces G400WCU-T4F Mobile Generator

| Doosan Portable Power has added the G400WCU-T4F mobile generator to its product line. The range-topping G400 model is the most powerful generator in the Doosan line, with a prime power rating of 402 kVA (322 kW), packaged in a compact footprint to meet a broad range of applications. Powered by a Tier 4-Final Cummins QSG12, ... READ MORE

Doosan Portable Power Expands Intelligent Load Management System Across Generator Product Line

| Doosan Portable Power has expanded the Intelligent Load Management System (ILMS) option across its full generator product line, including small to mid-size generator models – the G25, G50, G70, G125 and G150. The internally packaged ILMS option improves machine performance and decreases potential downtime associated with Tier 4-compliant mobile generators in light load and fluctuating ... READ MORE

Johnson Controls Partners with Trenton Special School District on $3M of Infrastructure and Curriculum Upgrades

| Improvements will create energy savings and enhance the environment for students and faculty Johnson Controls will address aging infrastructure and enhance classroom curriculum at three schools within Trenton Special School District (Trenton SSD) in Trenton, Tennessee. The updates, which include the installation of intelligent LED lighting fixtures, an energy management control system, a Pathways HVAC ... READ MORE

Dan Elias Joins IDE Americas’ Board of Directors

| Elias’ extensive experience in the U.S. market will help IDE expand across North America IDE Technologies, a world leader in water treatment solutions technology, today announced that Dan Elias, attorney, founder and managing partner of Elias Group LLP, was appointed to IDE Americas’ board of directors. Elias founded the law firm, Elias Group, in 1986 ... READ MORE

American Water Accepting Applications for 2019 Environmental Grant Program

| Grants Available to Community Projects in Company’s Service Areas in 11 States American Water (NYSE: AWK), the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company, announced today that applications are now being accepted by its participating state subsidiaries for the company’s 2019 Environmental Grant Program awards. The grant awards will be available in American ... READ MORE

Aclara Releases Significant Enhancements to Its Industry Leading kV2c Commercial & Industrial Electric Meters

| Improvements Meet Long-Term Requirements of Utility Customers and Allow Optimization of Existing Grid Infrastructures Aclara, a leading supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, announces significant enhancements to its fifth-generation kV2c™ commercial and industrial (C&I) meter, making it easier for utilities to optimize existing grid infrastructures. Significant enhancements to ... READ MORE


|   STORMCHAMBERS HydroLogic Solutions introduces its newest and largest HDPE chamber to the stormwater market—the StormChamber SC-18. This new 18-inch-high model offers the benefit of retention, detention, or reuse with a high water table or shallow soils. The StormChamber SC-18 is an ideal solution for stormwater management under these conditions due primarily to its strength ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   American Peat Technology LLC www.AmericanPeatTech.com AP/M Permaform www.permaform.net Best Management Products www.bmpInc.com Bio Clean/Forterra www.biocleanenvironmental.net CleanWay Environmental Partners www.cleanwayusa.com Contech Engineered Solutions LLC www.ContechEs.com Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc. www.cpp-pipe.com DOGIPOT www.dogipot.com Ernst Conservation Seeds www.ernstseed.com Fabco Industries www.fabco-industries.com J.W. Faircloth & Son www.fairclothskimmer.com Milliken Infrastructure Solutions LLC www.concretecloth.milliken.com Oldcastle Infrastructure www.oldcastlestormwater.com PaveDrain www.pavedrain.com Plastic ... READ MORE

Core & Main Plans to Acquire Maskell Pipe & Supply, Enhance HDPE Pipe Solutions

| Core & Main LP, the leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire select assets of Maskell Pipe & Supply, Inc., a California-based distributor and fittings fabricator of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe. This acquisition will mark the fifth by Core & ... READ MORE

Core & Main Signs Definitive Agreement to Acquire DCL Fabrication & Supply Inc.

| Acquisition Further Expands Fire Protection Offering in Midwest Region Core & Main LP, the leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets of DCL Fabrication & Supply Inc. (DCL), one of the leading providers of fire ... READ MORE

Core & Main Expands Digital Solutions Platform for Water Utilities With VEPO Software

| Core & Main LP, the leading U.S. distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, has added VEPO Solutions software to its suite of water utility operation and customer service applications. The VEPO platform allows water utilities nationwide to improve efficiencies and significantly reduce administrative costs associated with ensuring safe, clean water management. “The advent ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   AdEdge Water Technologies www.adedgetechnologies.com Core & Main www.coreandmain.com Easi-Set Worldwide www.precastbuildings.com EWRI – Environmental & Water Resources Institute www.asce.org/ewri Hermann Sewerin GmbH www.sewerin.com Mid America Meter Inc www.midamericameter.com Mueller Co www.muellerwaterproducts.com Plast-O-Matic Valves Inc www.plastomatic.com RIO Tronics Corp www.riotronics.com SebaKMT/Megger www.sebakmt.com Southern Nevada Water Authority (LV Water District) www.snwa.com ... READ MORE


|   EASI-SET Installed in just hours, built to last for decades. Precast concrete buildings from Easi-Set are engineered to meet your exacting standards. Available for standard or custom applications, from well houses and chemical storage to large 50-foot by 250-foot equipment shelters with Easi-Span clear-span roofs. Easi-Set buildings are durable and impervious to almost any ... READ MORE


|   Air Burners Inc. The PGFireBox is a portable system that can be disassembled and relocated in a couple of weeks to a couple of months. It requires no permanent facilities, like buildings and smoke stacks. In addition, the PGFireBox air curtain burner does not require secondary fuel sources like natural gas. This reduces the ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Air Burners Inc. www.airburners.com BioBag www.biobagusa.com Buffalo Turbine www.buffaloturbine.com Byers Scientific & Manufacturing www.byers-scientific.com ClearSpan Fabric Structures www.clearspan.com Cummins Westport Inc. www.cumminswestport.com Eriez www.eriez.com ET Environmental Corporation LLC www.etenv.com FINN Corporation www.finncorp.com Global Sensor Systems Inc. www.globalsensorsystems.com/index.asp GOC Technologies www.goctech.com Hallco Industries Inc. www.hallcoindustries.com Keith Mfg www.keithwalkingfloor.com Lee Supply Company www.leesupply.com Mack Trucks www.macktrucks.com ... READ MORE


| Getting Technical and Building the Future SWANApalooza is the place to explore environmental solutions for integrated solid waste management. At SWANApalooza, hear about industry trends, explore the future forecasting from leaders in the industry, and gain a deeper understanding of the emerging areas for integrated solid waste management. This year, the premier technical conference will ... READ MORE

Koch Membrane Systems Installs the UK’s Largest Membrane Bioreactor System

| Facing limited space and strict water directives, Koch Membrane Systems (KMS) upgraded the Woolston Wastewater Treatment Works near Southampton, England — providing increased production capacity without expanding the plant’s footprint. KMS, in cooperation with 4Delivery, replaced the Woolston facility’s existing conventional activated sludge system with the PULSION® MBR ultrafiltration membrane — dramatically improving effluent quality ... READ MORE

New Report Identifies Corrosion as Major Threat to Public Health

| NACE International Offers Solutions to Nation’s Water Treatment Woes NACE International, the nonprofit association and leading resource for corrosion expertise and education, today released its Spotlight on Corrosion Report: The Critical Need for Corrosion Management in the Water Treatment Sector. Based on input from more than 1,300 corrosion professionals, the report identifies aging water infrastructure ... READ MORE

Cedar Park Streamlines Customer Communication through Sensus Solutions

| Texas utility offers insight on usage and billing to 23,000 customers The City of Cedar Park, located near Austin, Texas, is changing the way it communicates with its water customers. Instead of putting an invoice in the mail and taking questions over the phone, the city has upgraded its system with technology that puts customers ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Arctic Chiller Group www.arcticchillergroup.com Broad USA www.broadusa.com Continental Control Systems LLC www.ctlsys.com CxEnergy Conference & Expo ww.cxenergy.com DCL America www.dcl-inc.com Easi-Set Worldwide www.precastbuildings.com ... READ MORE


|   Kohler Kohler is introducing a comprehensive lineup of high-performance batteries specifically designed for use in residential, commercial, and industrial power generators. The new Kohler Genuine Batteries are engineered to deliver optimal performance in generator applications, helping end-users to minimize the unplanned maintenance costs associated with battery underperformance and frequent replacement. The new Kohler Genuine ... READ MORE

President Signs Integrated Planning Bill into Law, NACWA Touts Greater Long-Term Certainty for Clean Water Investments in Communities

| Enables Safer, More Affordable and Reliable Clean Water Services for All The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) applauds the President’s signing of the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act into law on January 14 2019. This bill codifies the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Integrated Planning (IP) approach into law, providing local communities with critical ... READ MORE

Cummins Inc. Launches New 125-200kw Generator Sets

| Cummins Inc. launches new 125-200kw generator sets that enable the implementation of efficient power solutions to reduce investment costs and replace the current QSB7 diesel genset series models Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) has announced the launch of a new generator set series. The C125D6D, C150D6D, C175D6D and C200D6D diesel generator sets are replacing the current ... READ MORE

Ampac USA Reports Reverse Osmosis Systems May Get Biofoul Resistant Membranes Soon

| Be it household RO or industrial and military level desalination systems, almost every one of them is prone to biofouling. While avoiding membrane fouling can be achieved through strict and timely maintenance procedures, advances in technology that reduce the effort are always welcome. Such technological innovations have probably led to resistant materials that will thereby ... READ MORE

Shannon Introduces Rapid Rise Fire Blanket for Valve Protection and Fire Safety

| Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y., Inc., the world leading designer and maker of reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, has designed a new self-contained, removable protective enclosure called the Shannon Rapid Rise Fire Blanket to protect petrochemical, oil & gas, power generation, marine and military equipment from extreme temperatures. Shannon custom fits its Rapid Rise Fire Blankets ... READ MORE

LG Redefines VRF HVAC Systems with Innovative Year-Round Solution

| Unveiled at AHR Expo 2019, LG’s Multi VTM 5 Now Features LGRED° Technology for Superior and Efficient Heating Down to -22°F Air conditioning technologies leader LG Electronics is unveiling a robust enhancement of its flagship Variable Refrigerant Flow (VRF) system, the Multi V 5 – now standard with the powerful LGRED° (Reliable to Extreme Degrees) ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   B2W Software www.b2wsoftware.com Bobcat Co www.bobcat.com Caterpillar Construction www.cat.com ClearSpan Fabric Structures www.clearspan.com E2 Systems LLC www.materialplacer.com Efficiency Production Inc www.efficiencyproduction.com Hitachi Construction www.hitachiconstruction.com Insite Sitework www.insitesoftware.com John Deere Construction Equipment www.deere.com KOBELCO Construction www.kobelcoamerica.com Liebherr www.liebherr.com Liugong Construction Machinery USA www.liugongna.com Loftness Attachments www.loftness.com National Trench Safety (NTS) www.ntsafety.com Rogers Brothers Corp www.rogerstrailers.com ... READ MORE


|   Vac-Tron Enviromnental Vac-Tron Equipment’s Competitive Vac Series offers the performance you have come to expect from Vac-Tron, while keeping the cost of operation to a minimum. The CV GT is powered by a 27-horsepower Kohler EFI gas engine of 580 CFM at 15 Hg. The CV SGT High CFM models are powered by a 37-horsepower Kohler ... READ MORE

Improving on the Original Westinghouse Iso-Phase Bus Design

| Not only does the Westinghouse design live on, but iterative improvements to insulators, mountings, and housings make this IPB design even more rugged and reliable Isolated-phase bus (IPB) systems are the critical first link in the power transmission chain. As a highly reliable method of construction for moving bulk electrical power, Iso Phase Bus Duct ... READ MORE

Honeywell Helps Modernize Kunsan Air Base While Improving Energy Utilization and Water Use

| Facility upgrades aim to reduce energy consumption by more than 18 percent, saving approximately $1.7 million annually Honeywell today announced a $28 million infrastructure modernization project with Kunsan Air Base, a U.S. Air Force Base located in South Korea. The project includes facility upgrades that aim to help improve infrastructure and equipment reliability while lowering ... READ MORE

Using Big Databases to Find the Superconductors of the Future

| A more systematic, data-driven approach could identify materials that can improve our energy use. Japanese researchers have found an approach to more quickly and successfully identify superconducting materials. “The data-driven approach shows promising power to accelerate the discovery of new thermoelectric and superconducting materials,” the researchers say in their study published in the journal Science ... READ MORE

NOARK Electric Releases Several New Accessories to its Motor Circuit Protection Control Product Line

| NOARK Electric, a leading low-voltage, electrical product manufacturer, announced the addition of several new accessories to its Ex9S32 line of motor circuit protection control products. The mounting plate, adapter and bus bar system allows UL508A panel builders to assemble easier, faster and in compliance with Type E and Type F stand-alone and group motor control ... READ MORE


| RIDGEWAY, S.C., January 3, 2018– BOMAG Americas, Inc. and Komatsu America Corp. are pleased to announce that Komatsu’s six company owned dealerships (Edward Ehrbar, Komatsu Equipment Company, Komatsu Northeast, Komatsu Southwest, Midlantic Machinery and Pine Bush Equipment) have entered into an arrangement for the sale and support of BOMAG compaction, milling, paving and reclaiming/stabilizing equipment ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

| Blocksom & Co www.blocksom.com Bowie Industries Inc. www.bowieindustries.com Dietz Hydroseeding www.dietzhydroseeding.com Ecoturf Midwest www.ecoturfmidwest.com Express Blower Inc. www.expressblower.com Filtrexx International LLC www.filtrexx.com FINN Corporation www.finncorp.com Gator Guard Environmental Products Inc. www.gatorguard.com Geosynthetics Conference www.geosyntheticsconference.com HydroStraw LLC www.hydrostraw.com IECA www.ieca.org Invisible Structures Inc. www.invisiblestructures.com J.W. Faircloth & Son www.fairclothskimmer.com JRM Chemical Inc./Soilmoist www.soilmoist.com Keystone Retaining Wall ... READ MORE


|   TenCate Geosynthetics Unlike typical HPTRM systems in the marketplace that exhibit a uniform pyramidal shaped pattern, the unique design of Mirafi TM13C and TM14S allows for a lighter weight geosynthetic, which lowers the overall carbon footprint by reducing the volume of raw material required, as well as decreasing material handling effort in the field. ... READ MORE


| Caterpillar Global Rental and Used Equipment Services and a large number of U.S. Cat® dealers are launching new features for Catrentalstore.com and Catused.com that will significantly enhance the ability of customers to manage rental and used equipment activity and information. Catrentalstore.com New for Catrentalstore.com is the portal feature for My Account online services, which will be available to customers via ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   AbTech Industries www.abtechindustries.com AP/M Permaform www.permaform.net Bio Clean/Forterra www.biocleanenvironmental.net CleanWay Environmental Partners www.cleanwayusa.com Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc www.cpp-pipe.com Fabco Industries www.fabco-industries.com J.W. Faircloth & Son www.fairclothskimmer.com Oldcastle Infrastructure www.oldcastlestormwater.com Olsson Associates www.olsson.com PaveDrain www.pavedrain.com StormChamber www.stormchambers.com Tymco www.tymco.com ... READ MORE


|   HACH COMPANY Claros, the Water Intelligence System from Hach, represents a leap forward in digital technologies for the water industry, offering a suite of software-assisted solutions to help plant operators optimize their facilities, save money, and stay in compliance. Claros provides guided insights into three critical areas: instrument, data, and process ­management. Claros allows ... READ MORE

Endeavor Business Media acquires Forester Media

| NASHVILLE, TN.  (December 19, 2018) – Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, based in Nashville, Tenn, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Forester Media for an undisclosed amount.  Forester Media is based in Santa Barbara, CA. The group includes the trade show StormCon, the Western Water Summit conference and six magazines and ... READ MORE

Endeavor Business Media acquires Forester Media

| NASHVILLE, TN.  (December 19, 2018) – Endeavor Business Media, a business-to-business media company, based in Nashville, Tenn, today announced that it has acquired the assets of Forester Media for an undisclosed amount.  Forester Media is based in Santa Barbara, CA. The group includes the trade show StormCon, the Western Water Summit conference and six magazines and ... READ MORE

Tech school receives “Gold Rush” haul truck from Volvo CE

| Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has donated an articulated haul truck to train future equipment operators at Lehigh Career & Technical Institute (LCTI) in Schnecksville, Pennsylvania. The Volvo A35D hauler had been used on Discovery Channel’s “Gold Rush” television series and will now serve as a training tool for high school students enrolled in the ... READ MORE

New Way Partner Reaches ROTO PAC® Production Milestone

| SCRANTON, Iowa (December 19, 2018) – New Way Trucks, global leader in refuse truck manufacturing, congratulates Ginove, Inc., Canadian based refuse truck manufacturer, on producing their 150th ROTO PAC® automated side-loading waste and recycling truck. ROTO PAC is the manufacturer’s best selling waste collection body. “We would like to congratulate Ginove, manufacturer of the revolutionary ... READ MORE

Palo Alto, California, Enlists Brown and Caldwell to Design Wastewater Treatment Upgrades

| Aging utility set for improvements in response to population growth and evolving regulations Brown and Caldwell, a leading environmental engineering and construction firm, today announced its selection by the City of Palo Alto to provide design services for secondary treatment upgrades at the city’s Regional Water Quality Control Plant (RWQCP). Operational since 1934 and serving ... READ MORE

SWANA’s Response to BLS 2017 Industry Fatality Data

| Silver Spring, MD – Refuse and recyclable material collection remains the 5th deadliest job in the United States, a position it has held since 2013, according to just-released statistics. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released 2017 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing 30 fatalities in this occupation compared to 31 ... READ MORE

SWANA’s Response to BLS 2017 Industry Fatality Data

| Silver Spring, MD – Refuse and recyclable material collection remains the 5th deadliest job in the United States, a position it has held since 2013, according to just-released statistics. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released 2017 National Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries showing 30 fatalities in this occupation compared to 31 ... READ MORE

GE’s Fleet360* Total Plant Solutions Set to Increase Flexibility, Output and Reliability at APS and Veolia Power Plants

| Performance Improvements at Veolia’s Kendall Cogeneration Plant Will Help One of the Largest US Energy Systems, Which Includes 1,700+ Hospital Beds and 250+ Buildings GE today announced that Veolia North America (Veolia) and Arizona Public Service (APS) have selected its Fleet360* total plant solutions to boost performance at power plants in Boston, Massachusetts, and Arlington, ... READ MORE

Doosan Infracore North America opens 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center in Georgia

| (SUWANEE, Ga. – December 11, 2018) Doosan Infracore North America, LLC, a leading manufacturer of heavy construction equipment, is proud to announce it is opening a new 100,000-square-foot parts distribution center, serving its dealers and Doosan customers in the United States and Canada. Strategically located, the new parts distribution center allows Doosan Infracore North America to ... READ MORE

CM Labs – Conewago Enterprises – Success with Vortex Simulators

| Conewago Enterprises is one of the mid-Atlantic’s leading design-build general contractors. A family-run construction company founded in 1956, it has grown to over 300 professionals, with projects including a 150,000 square foot manufacturing facility for Schindler Elevator and the $45 million Wyndham/Courtyard Hotel and Conference Center in Gettysburg. With a Vortex simulator, Conewago Enterprises were ... READ MORE

TechTalk: On-Cab Dozer Machine Control

| CASE now offers on-cab dozer machine control, which eliminates the need for masts affixed to the dozer blade, improving operator visibility to the work site, minimizing opportunity for damage and related downtime, and simplifying transportation of the machine. For more on the entire of CASE precision construction solutions, visit: https://www.casece.com/northamerica/ ... READ MORE


| New technology recovers more glass for recycling, achieving purity rates greater than 95% TOMRA Sorting Recycling introduces AUTOSORT COLOR, a new machine which works in combination with AUTOSORT LASER to separate glass from municipal solid waste (MSW) with unprecedented effectiveness. Even though it is common to collect glass waste separately, a significant amount of recoverable ... READ MORE

The New Excavator Hi-Production Multi-Ripper ® From Leading Edge Attachments, Inc.

| Leading Edge Attachments, Inc.’s ® award winning excavator Multi-Ripper® is the most powerful and productive ripper in the world, however, the new Hi-Production Multi-Ripper takes the design one step further. Operators have testified that this unique patented ripper design can replace a hydraulic hammer for breaking through rock, frozen ground, and coral up to 4 ... READ MORE

John Deere Upgrades Compact Wheel Loader Line With New 244L and 324L Models

| Moline, Ill. (Dec. 11, 2018) — Offering operators increased productivity and significantly faster travel speeds, John Deere redesigned its K-Series compact wheel loader models with the introduction of the 244L and 324L compact wheel loaders. Ideal for landscape/snow removal, ag material handling and construction tasks, the new models round out the full line of L-Series ... READ MORE


| STATESVILLE, N.C. – Doosan Portable Power is growing its successful Certified Remanufacturing Program by adding select generator models and lower cfm air compressor models to the range of eligible machines. Initially available for air compressors originally manufactured by Doosan or Ingersoll Rand rated 750 cfm or above, the program has been expanded to include lower ... READ MORE