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Stertil-Koni Research Reveals 10 Top Tips to Raise Vehicle Lift Safety Ahead of Upcoming Winter Season

| STEVENSVILLE, MD October 18, 2018 – Following an in-depth review of bus and truck maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from the increased severity of weather events over the past decade, heavy duty (HD) vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni recommends 10 top tips to improve safety for the busy technicians working ... READ MORE

Komatsu Equipment Company announces plans to build state-of-the-art, $47 million customer support and service center in Elko, NV

| Salt Lake City, Utah., — October 17, 2018 – Komatsu Equipment Company (KEC), flagship dealership for Komatsu America Corp. (KAC), a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced plans to build a 189,000 ft2 (57,600 m2) state-of-the-art Service Center on roughly 30 acres in Elko, Nevada. “The new building offers an exciting opportunity to bring ... READ MORE

Topcon announces added value for the Intel Falcon 8+ Drone – Topcon Edition

| LIVERMORE, Calif., U.S./ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, the Netherlands – October 16, 2018 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the Intel Perpetual License Inspection-Surveying provision for the Intel® Falcon™ 8+ Drone – Topcon® Edition will now be included with the system. “Professional operators will no longer need to purchase the license separate from the drone, which will result ... READ MORE

Ridewell Suspensions

| Springfield, MO – Ridewell Suspensions has revised and expanded the 233-20K truck and trailer product lines to better serve customer needs.  The truck and trailer product lines have expanded availability for galvanized components.  The trailer drum brake models have a new cross-channel and hanger design. The 233-20K truck suspension family now has expanded options for ... READ MORE

TOMRA ENHANCES X-TRACT WITH DUAL PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY, MULTI-DENSITY CHANNELS, AND APPLICATION PACKAGES

| Software innovation achieves even higher levels of accuracy, complementing X-ray-based density-detection with the prioritization of single object processing and area processing TOMRA Sorting Recycling introduces a new-generation of X-TRACT machine with advanced sorting technology that allows a broader range of market segments to take advantage of its ability to boost purity levels. Today’s XTRACT features ... READ MORE

Topcon introduces new versatile addition to HiPer integrated receiver series

| LIVERMORE, Calif., U.S./ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, the Netherlands – October 16, 2018 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the latest addition to its HiPer series of integrated receivers — the HiPer VR is designed to provide a versatile solution with the most advanced GNSS technology available. “The HiPer VR is packed with the most powerful GNSS ... READ MORE

Toter’s I Can Cart Art Competition Promoted Sustainability at Breakaway Music Festival

| CHARLOTTE, N.C. [October 16, 2018] – Leading North American manufacturer of curbside refuse and recycling carts, Toter, hosted the I Can Cart Art Competition this weekend, which brought artists together to paint 96-gallon Toter carts with themes of recycling, sustainability, and the Breakaway Music Festival. The competition also challenged participants to create “I Can” pledges ... READ MORE

International E-Waste Day hailed a success!

| The first International E-Waste Day held on the 13th October to promote the proper management of electrical and electronic equipment has been hailed a ‘tremendous success’ by its organisers. The WEEE Forum, an international association of e-waste collection schemes, said that the occasion was celebrated in 30 different countries worldwide with around 50 organisations being ... READ MORE

VIDEO: 60 SECONDS ON MACHINE CONNECTIVITY

| Machine connectivity can provide you with data that helps your operations run smoothly. Find out how you can make this data work for you in this short 60 second explainer video from Volvo CE. ... READ MORE

New identity for Cat® products reflects the brand’s premium quality

| Cat® machines, engines, generator sets and work tools will soon have a new look. Caterpillar is replacing the current “Power Edge” trade dress (Cat trademark on a black background accented with a diagonal red bar) with a fresh new graphic design called “Cat Modern Hex.” The Cat Modern Hex design combines the traditional Cat trademark ... READ MORE

CBI & ECOTEC DEMONSTRATE NEW EQUIPMENT AT FACTORY FORUM

| NEWTON, NH – Industry professionals from around the world gathered in Newton, New Hampshire on the week of October 1st for the 2018 CBI and Ecotec Factory Forum. CBI’s expanded on-site demo arena included live demos of twelve machines from the CBI and Ecotec product lines, including the all-new 6800CT Horizontal Grinder and Phoenix 1600 ... READ MORE

Jacobs Focuses on Resilient Future with Sustainable Solutions Across Water Cycle

| New white paper and formal giving partnership with Water For People add to company’s efforts to quench the global water crisis in honor of Imagine a Day Without Water As part of an annual giving campaign, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) is raising donations for nonprofit organization Water For People, expanding the company’s commitment to ... READ MORE

Topcon announces release of next generation all-in-one mass data processing software

| LIVERMORE, Calif., U.S./ CAPELLE A/D IJSSEL, the Netherlands – October 11, 2018 – Topcon Positioning Group announces the next generation of its single-environment software for processing, combining, visualizing, and performing analysis of point cloud datasets — MAGNET Collage version 2. Newly added features specifically enhance horizontal construction workflows. “MAGNET Collage has a strong foundation with its ... READ MORE

New Volvo wheeled excavators available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy procurement programs

| Volvo’s EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E, the latest in Volvo Construction Equipment’s wheeled excavator lineup, can now be bought using purchasing cooperatives Sourcewell and HGAC. Volvo Construction Equipment’s newest wheeled excavators — the EWR150E, EWR170E and EW220E — are now available through Sourcewell and HGACBuy, adding to Volvo’s robust lineup offered through purchasing cooperatives for governments and ... READ MORE

CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL COSTS INCREASE 7.4 PERCENT, AS CONTRACTORS CONTINUE TO BE SQUEEZED BY TARIFFS AND RISING FUEL PRICES

| Fuel, Metal, and Asphalt Costs Increase by Double Digits As Labor Costs Continue to Rise, While Prices Contractors Charge to Build Projects Grow By Low Single Digits The cost of many products used in construction climbed 7.4 percent over the past year due to double digit increases in commonly-used construction materials, according to an analysis ... READ MORE

Doosan Bobcat North America partners with SafeAI to begin advanced autonomous research for compact equipment

| (WEST FARGO, N.D. – October 2018) Doosan Bobcat North America has partnered with SafeAI – a startup company located in Silicon Valley – to explore how advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies could be incorporated into Bobcat® equipment. Through this pilot program, SafeAI plans to demonstrate how the latest AI technologies, Deep Neural Networks (DNN) and ... READ MORE

Schneider Electric Microgrid to Service Long Beach, California Community by Creating Energy Resilience at Port

| The microgrid will bolster energy resilience through islanding and distributed energy resource (DER) integration Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced an agreement to design, engineer and build a new microgrid that will enable critical energy resilience at the Port of Long Beach in the city ... READ MORE

Water Treatment & Wastewater Treatment Reuse Experts Launch A New Water Treatment Solutions Website to Help Municipal & Industrial Businesses Across the World

| Genesis Water Technologies introduces a new website, more effectively conveying their core solutions and services to clients and partners worldwide. Genesis Water Technologies, a leading specialized water treatment solutions company focused on serving industrial and municipal clients worldwide, announces the launch of its newly redesigned website, www.genesiswatertech.com. The new site clearly illustrates the innovative solutions ... READ MORE

CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT RISES BY 23,000 JOBS IN SEPTEMBER AND 315,000 FOR THE YEAR

| Despite Above-Average Job Gains and Pay Increases, Industry Survey Finds Contractors Are Struggling to Find Craft Workers; Association Officials Call for Reforms to Immigration, Career and Technical Education Construction employment increased by 23,000 jobs in September and by 315,000 jobs over the past year, reaching a 10-year high, while the industry’s unemployment rate decreased more ... READ MORE

New Goodyear Waste Haul Retread Offers Long Miles to Removal, Enhanced Traction

| Goodyear Endurance WHD is part of Goodyear’s Total Solution for waste haul fleets and the newest addition to Goodyear’s portfolio of waste haul products  AKRON, Ohio, Oct. 8, 2018 –  Waste haul fleets that want to optimize their tire investment through retreading have a new option with the Goodyear Endurance WHD. Engineered to provide enhanced traction ... READ MORE

Loftness Introduces Battle Ax™ Mulching Attachment for Skid Steers

| HECTOR, Minn. — Loftness has introduced new models of its Battle AxÔ horizontal drum mulcher designed specifically for skid steers. Featuring a new rotor, tooth design and exclusive two-stage cutting chamber, the heavy-duty Battle Ax is designed for highly efficient vegetation management, including right-of-way maintenance, land clearing, forestry applications and more. The Battle Ax is ... READ MORE

Be Safe. Work Hard. Have Fun.

| Mike Hammes, the owner of RAM Construction General Contractors, first caught the construction bug at an early age – he was 12 years old and working for his uncle’s company. “I worked for my uncle when I was younger and decided construction was where I wanted to spend my career,” he said. “I started RAM ... READ MORE

Living the American Dream

| At 27, Jordan Zahlene, vice president of Miami-based Zahlene Enterprises, has more certifications and credentials to his name than many of his peers who are twice his age. He became a Certified Building Contractor at 18, a Certified Utility Contractor at 21 and received his General Contractor license at 22. Three years later he obtained his ... READ MORE

National Lift Week, Sponsored by Stertil-Koni, Kicks off October 8

| STEVENSVILLE, MD October 4, 2018 – Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that the fifth National Lift Week® kicks off Monday, Oct. 8 and runs through Saturday, Oct. 13. The six-day event showcases best practices in vehicle lift safety, service, and performance. As part of the occasion, Stertil-Koni distributors across North America will ... READ MORE

AED Alert: U.S., Canada & Mexico Reach Trade Agreement

| After more than a year of tense negotiations, earlier this week, the United States, Canada and Mexico unveiled an updated trade agreement to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The new accord, which will be called the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), must now be signed by all parties (expected before Dec. 1) and ... READ MORE

Solesbee’s Excavator Stump Puller Features Replaceable Wear Tips

| WINSTON, Ga. (Oct. 4, 2018) — Solesbee’s, a premier equipment and attachments manufacturer, offers its excavator Stump Puller for efficient stump removal and land clearing. Solesbee’s manufactures the attachment with high-strength alloy steel and replaceable wear tips for extended service life. The powerful attachment, known as the “Stumper,” fits 15- to 40-ton excavators and can ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   AbTech Industries www.abtechindustries.com 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 www.conteches.com Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc. www.cpp-pipe.com das Manufacturing www.dasmanufacturing.com ENPAC LLC www.enpacgroup.com Ernst Conservation Seeds www.ernstseed.com ESCSI www.escsi.org Federal Signal (Elgin/Vactor) www.vactor.com Filtrexx International LLC www.filtrexx.com Innovyze/XP Solutions www.xpsolutions.com ... READ MORE

ShowCase

| BIO CLEAN The Modular Wetlands System Linear is Bio Clean’s flagship biofiltration product and represents a pioneering breakthrough in stormwater treatment. The MWS Linear continues to outperform other treatment methods with superior pollutant removal for TSS, heavy metals, nutrients, hydrocarbons, and bacteria. With its advanced pretreatment chamber and innovative horizontal flow biofilter, the MWS Linear ... READ MORE

John Deere Introduces Industry-Exclusive On-Board Grade Indication on G-Series Skid Steers and Compact Track Loaders

| Moline, Ill. (Oct. 2, 2018) — John Deere continues to provide industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of an exclusive on-board grade indication option. Available as a factory or field kit option on the large-frame G-Series skid steers (330G and 332G) and the large-frame G-Series compact track loaders (331G and 333G), this new feature ... READ MORE

Volvo Services portfolio lets customers choose and bundle aftermarket offers

| Volvo Services allows customers to pick from a range of products and services spanning nine categories that will benefit their business — from safety and uptime to productivity and fuel efficiency. The Volvo Services portfolio from Volvo Construction Equipment makes it easier for customers to choose a combination of services that best fit their business ... READ MORE

NEW CAT® 740 GC EXPANDS ARTICULATED TRUCK LINEUP

| The Cat® 740 GC articulated dump truck (ADT) re-introduces the 40-ton (36.3 mt) size class to the Cat ADT range. The new model is designed to incorporate the proven features and performance of models currently in the ADT lineup, including new controls, transmission-protection features, hoist-assist system, advanced traction-control system, stability-assist system, and a fuel-saving ECO mode. In ... READ MORE

Volvo CE’s Stephen Lanahan Named SAE/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer

| MILWAUKEE (October 1, 2018) – Stephen Lanahan, Design Engineer II with Volvo Construction Equipment in Shippensburg, Pa., has been awarded the SAE International/AEM Outstanding Young Engineer Award. The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and SAE International established the award in 1996 to recognize an outstanding young engineer in the off-highway or power plant industry. “We ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Association of Energy Engineers www.aeecenter.org  Continental Control Systems LLC www.ctlsys.com DCL America www.dcl-inc.com Easi-Set Worldwide www.precastbuildings.com Generac Power Systems Inc www.generac.com Hubbell Control Solutions www.hubbell-automation.com  Kohler Power Systems www.kohlerpowersystems.com Lochinvar www.lochinvar.com Northeast CAT Dealers www.cat.com Phoenix Products www.phoenixprods.com POWER Engineers Inc www.powereng.com/our-services/microgrids United Rentals www.ur.com Wabash Power Equipment Co. www.wabashpower.com ... READ MORE

ShowCase

| DCL Inc. With over 30 years of experience, The DCL Technology Group has been at the forefront of leading innovation with our thoughtfully designed and manufactured products. DCL handles fuel treatment, emissions, and noise controls for CHP applications of any fuel type. Our knowledge and technical expertise allows customization to fit your needs when using ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Air Burners Inc www.airburners.com Bomac Carts/Royal Basket www.bomaccarts.com Brown Bear Corporation www.brownbearcorp.com Bucks Fabricating www.bucksfab.com Byers Scientific & Manufacturing www.byers-scientific.com Cardinal Scale www.cardinalscale.com Catalina Composites www.catalinacomposites.com ClearSpan Fabric Structures www.clearspan.com CP Group www.cpgrp.com Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment www.doosanequipment.com Freightliner/Daimler Trucks North America LLC www.freightliner.com Global Sensor Systems Inc www.globalsensorsystems.com/index.asp GOC Technologies www.goctech.com Hallco Industries ... READ MORE

ShowCase

| DOOSAN Operators who work in a variety of scrap-handling applications, including scrap yards, recycling facilities, solid waste centers, and transfer stations, will appreciate the new Doosan DX225MH-5 material handler. The durable, Tier 4-compliant DX225MH-5 material handler is designed for a long life with a sturdy steel-track undercarriage and features enhancements in fuel efficiency, versatility, and ... READ MORE

Project Profile: Open vs. Franchised Collection Systems

| What do New York City, NY; Reno, NV; St. Paul, MN; and Springfield, MO, all have in common? No, this isn’t the opening line of a joke. On the surface, these cities are vastly different. But these cities all have at least one common issue they are trying to improve: the way commercial waste is ... READ MORE

SWANA News

| SWANA Launches Hauler Safety Toolkit RESOURCES DEVELOPED TO PROVIDE SAFETY MESSAGES DIRECTLY TO HAULERS The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has launched a Hauler Safety Toolkit to be handed out to solid waste haulers throughout North America, to ensure that safety resources are available to companies and municipalities of all sizes. The Toolkit brings ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

| B2W Software www.b2wsoftware.com Bell Trucks America Inc www.belltrucksamerica.com BITCO www.bitco.com Brandt Equipment Solutions www.brandt.ca/Divisions/Equipment-Solutions ClearSpan Fabric Structures www.clearspan.com ContiTech www.contitech.us/index_en.html Doosan Infracore Construction Equipment America www.doosanequipment.com Double Coin www.doublecoin-us.com E2 Systems LLC www.materialplacer.com Hitachi Construction www.hitachiconstruction.com Hyundai Construction Equipment www.hceamericas.com Insite Sitework www.insitesoftware.com JCB North America www.jcb.com KATO / Compact Excavator Sales LLC www.ihicompactexcavator.com KOBELCO ... READ MORE

ShowCase

|   Alliance Tire Americas A new line of radial Galaxy off-the-road tires from Alliance Tire Group Inc. (ATG) brings rugged, long-life radial construction to graders, dozers, loaders, and dump trucks. The flexible sidewalls of radial tires create a larger, more even footprint for better traction, less rolling resistance, and greater fuel efficiency. Special compounds, body plies, ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   AdEdge Water Technologies www.adedgetechnologies.com AllChem Performance Products Inc. www.allchem.com AmTech Tank Lining www.armorshieldlining.com Badger Meter Inc. www.badgermeter.com Blue-White Industries Ltd www.blue-white.com Burke Environmental Products www.burkeind.com Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association www.dipra.org EWRI – Environmental & Water Resources Institute www.asce.org/ewri Fluid Conservation Systems www.fluidconservation.com Hermann Sewerin GmbH www.sewerin.com Induron Protective Coatings Inc. www.induron.com Innovyze / ... READ MORE

ShowCase

| HUBBELL ENCLOSURES & DRAINS Above ground or below, we have you covered. Available in two sizes, the new Hot Box PEZ (Polyethylene EZ) drop-over features visual and structural enhancements with our dependable quality and performance. The PEZ drop-over features a visually enhanced swirl design, disguising the box in its environment. The ASSE 1060 certified product ... READ MORE

John Deere Introduces Industry-Leading Articulated Dump Truck Transmission Warranty on New E-Series Models

| Moline, Ill. (Aug. 29, 2018) — Reinforcing its commitment to providing best-in-class construction equipment, John Deere now offers an extended coverage of five-years/15,000-hours as part of its articulated dump truck (ADT) transmission warranty on all new E-Series models. “This industry-leading warranty emphasizes our dedication to producing reliable and durable ADTs,” said Maryanne Graves, product marketing ... READ MORE

ENGCON, KOBELCO AND LEICA GEO FORM UNIQUE TEAM

| Digging with Kobelco Excavator Now More Efficient and Profitable Strömsund, Sweden, August 29, 2018 – Engcon announces it has joined with Kobelco Construction Machinery and Leica Geosystems to provide an automatic height and tilt function on its Kobelco tiltrotators. Engcon is the world’s leading manufacturer of tiltrotators – a kind of tilting and rotating quick ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces New Technical Policy for Measuring Recycling

| Promoting a Consistent Methodology to Use Across the Recycling Industry Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) International Board unanimously approved a new technical policy citing the need for entities to measure recycling progress and encouraging the development of a consistent methodology. Although the historic measure for recycling has been ... READ MORE

Terramac® Expands Territory with Kirby-Smith Machinery in Texas

| Elburn, IL – Terramac, a leading manufacturer of innovative rubber track crawler carriers, grows its representation in North America with Kirby-Smith’s Texas operations. Since becoming an authorized Terramac dealer in 2016, Kirby-Smith has expanded beyond its original Terramac territory of Oklahoma into eastern Kansas and western Missouri. This second phase of expansion includes adding six ... READ MORE

City of Boise, Idaho, and Pierce County, Washington, Judged the Nation’s Best

| Environmental projects designed to improve water quality and accommodate population growth The American Public Works Association (APWA) has announced the winners of its 2018 Public Works Projects of the Year competition. The awards program promotes excellence in the management and administration of public works projects, recognizing the alliance among the managing agency, the contractor, the ... READ MORE

Mission: Possible Demo Day 2018

| Rotochopper’s Demo Day 2018 is just around the corner. This year Demo Day will feature the latest innovations that Rotochopper has to offer, including the recently launched, B-66 L Series, and Demo Day is your chance to see it in action. The New B-66 L Series is engineered to take on your toughest grinding applications ... READ MORE

Mission: Possible Demo Day 2018

| Rotochopper’s Demo Day 2018 is just around the corner. This year Demo Day will feature the latest innovations that Rotochopper has to offer, including the recently launched, B-66 L Series, and Demo Day is your chance to see it in action. The New B-66 L Series is engineered to take on your toughest grinding applications ... READ MORE

Baseline Advances Flow Optimization with Next-Generation Irrigation Technology

| New Products Deliver Real-Time Visibility into Site-wide Flow, Advanced Water Source Management Baseline, the industry leader in intelligent irrigation control systems, announced a series of new software and hardware products and solutions that dramatically advance the state of flow optimization for the irrigation industry. Using advanced new flow management technology, Baseline solutions now enable irrigation ... READ MORE

Volvo CE’s welding intern shows outstanding performance at SkillsUSA Championship 2018

| Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) celebrates the exceptional performance of its welding fabrication engineering intern, Natalie Rhoades, during the SkillsUSA 2018 Championship season. The 20-year-old student was part of an all-female welding fabrication team from the Pennsylvania College of Technology that won gold at both district and state levels in Pennsylvania. At the national event ... READ MORE

National Association of Water Companies Announces Formation of Contract Operations Committee

| The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced today the formation of a Board-led Standing Committee focused on contract operations. The new Contract Operations Committee represents NAWC members engaged in the provision of water and wastewater services via operating agreements, public-private partnerships, and related arrangements with municipalities and other entities. The Committee will provide a ... READ MORE

Memphis Sanitation Workers Honored at WASTECON

| With over 50 years of service at the City of Memphis, the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) honored Elmore Nickelberry and Cleophus Smith for their dedication to the solid waste industry during an awards ceremony at WASTECON. Employed at the Memphis Department of Public Works during the Memphis sanitation worker’s strike in 1968, ... READ MORE

SWANA Announces Professional Achievement Award Winners

| Winners honored at WASTECON® 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 SWANA Professional Achievement Awards, nominated by their peers for solid waste industry excellence and dedication. Prominent industry experts are honored with Professional Achievement Awards for their significant contributions to SWANA, ... READ MORE

Trimble Enhances FieldMaster Logs with Tap & Go Technology to Improve Driver Experience with ELDs

| SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug 23, 2018 — Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that it has enhanced its Trimble® FieldMaster Logs solution with Tap & Go technology. The new update addresses a major concern fleet and field service organizations face around driver login with existing Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs). ELDs are mandated for compliance with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) hours of service (HOS) regulations and driver ... READ MORE

Volvo Mid-Size Loader Updates Deliver up to 25% Greater Fuel Efficiency

| The L60H, L70H and L90H 2.0 wheel loaders offer improved fuel efficiency, higher tipping loads and maintenance-friendly features. Volvo Construction Equipment has expanded its H-Series 2.0 updates to its L60H and L70H wheel loaders, giving its mid-size lineup improved fuel efficiency and enhanced productivity features, including higher tipping loads and a new loader arm design. ... READ MORE

John Deere Upgrades Large Frame G-Series With EH Boom Performance Package

| Moline, Ill. (Aug. 23, 2018) — Improving its popular G-Series large-frame skid steers and compact track loaders, John Deere continues to provide industry-leading job site solutions with the addition of the EH Boom Performance Package. This productivity-boosting feature is available as a factory-installed option on the 330G and 332G skid steers, and the 331G and ... READ MORE

SWANA Unveils New WASTECON® Logo and 2019 Theme

| Updated Logo and “Pathway to Innovation” Theme to Debut in Phoenix, Arizona  During the final day of WASTECON 2018, the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, SWANA unveiled its updated conference logo and the new theme for the 2019 event. The ... READ MORE

Back to School with Solar: Three California School Districts Select ForeFront Power as Solar Provider to Install 3.7 Megawatts Across 13 Sites

| ForeFront Power was selected by three school districts to install 3.7 megawatts (MW) of solar parking canopy systems. Stockton Unified School District, South Monterey County Joint Union High School District, and Shasta Union High School District will receive solar energy at 13 locations without any upfront cost via a Power Purchase Agreement framework. The systems ... READ MORE

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Receives $699 Million EPA Loan for Wastewater Upgrades

| New federal loan and guarantee program accelerates investment in nation’s water infrastructure The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $699 million low-interest loan to the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) to help finance its innovative Southeast Treatment Plant Biosolids Digester Facilities Project. Under the EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA), ... READ MORE

WRF Requesting Research Proposals on Antibiotic Resistance in Reuse and Wastewater Applications

| The Water Research Foundation (WRF) is accepting proposals for Critical Evaluation and Assessment of Health and Environmental Risks from Antibiotic Resistance in Reuse and Wastewater Applications. The goal of the project is to examine approaches to quantify the public health and environmental risks related to antibiotic resistance (AR) in reuse and wastewater applications. The World ... READ MORE

Siemens Helps Bring Comfort and Efficiency to Louisiana Hospital

| Facility improvement measures to help hospital reduce energy consumption by 27%, save approximately $200,000 per year in natural resource and operational costs Project energy savings equivalent to reducing CO2 emissions by almost 950 metric tons annually Infrastructure improvements being made to LaSalle General Hospital in East Central Louisiana are part of a $2 million energy ... READ MORE

California Air Resources Board Selects GRID Alternatives to Run Clean Transportation Pilot

| “One-Stop-Shop” will streamline access to clean transportation incentives for low-income residents GRID Alternatives, a national leader in making clean, renewable energy accessible to low-income communities and communities of color, has been selected by the California Air Resources Board to administer a new clean transportation project aimed at low-income residents. The One-Stop-Shop Pilot will streamline and ... READ MORE

Sonoma Clean Power to Offer AI-Driven Energy Storage In Partnership with Stem, Inc.

| Stem inks first deal with a leading California Community Choice Aggregator Sonoma Clean Power has selected Stem, Inc., the global leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered energy storage, as a preferred vendor for energy storage services in Sonoma and Mendocino counties. The partnership will offer increased energy savings and control for local, commercial, and industrial customers ... READ MORE

Energy Storage North America 2018 Conference Program to Showcase the Future of Power and Transportation

| Industry’s Largest Event Draws Energy Storage and Mobility Leaders from Around the World Energy Storage North America (ESNA), the most influential gathering of policy, technology and market leaders in energy storage, has released its full Conference and Expo program, which will explore and illuminate the role of energy storage at the intersection of the power ... READ MORE

Cutting-Edge Developments in Pump and Turbine Technology

| Sulzer shares its latest solutions at Turbomachinery & Pump Symposia 2018 Sulzer, a worldwide leading provider of turnkey pumping solutions and maintenance services for rotating equipment, is inviting visitors to this year’s event to view and discuss the innovations that are shaping the sector. By attending the technical sessions and visiting stand 1719 at Turbomachinery ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   A.H. Meyer Maschinenfabrik GmbH www.ahmeyer.com Applewood Seed Co www.applewoodseed.com Berry Plastics www.typargeosynthetics.com/products/geocells Bowie Industries Inc. www.bowieindustries.com Dietz Hydroseeding www.dietzhydroseeding.com East Coast Erosion Control www.eastcoasterosion.com Ernst Conservation Seeds www.ernstseed.com Erosion Supply Company www.erosionsupply.com Filtrexx International LLC www.filtrexx.com Genesis Nursery Inc. www.genesisnurseryInc.com Granite Seed Company www.graniteseed.com Heavyweight Sediment Control Solutions www.durawattle.com HydroStraw LLC www.hydrostraw.com Invisible Structures ... READ MORE

ShowCase

| Silt Sock Silt Sock manufactures a variety of products for controlling erosion and sediment. This line includes tube-based products known as silt socks, filter socks, or sediment socks. This product features fabric filled with compost, wood chips, or other organic filtering material to help keep soil in place by reducing stormwater runoff and trapping sediment. ... READ MORE

IDE Technologies Launches MAXH2O for Increased Brine Recovery of Brackish Water Desalination Plants

| MAXH2O implementation in Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plants shows brine recovery of up to 98 percent IDE Technologies, a world leader in desalination and water treatment solutions, today announced the launch of its brine desalter technology, MAXH2O, which aims to effectively reduce brine reject from brackish water desalination plants by ensuring a more durable ... READ MORE

Xylem named to FORTUNE “Change the World” list

| Xylem among top 50 companies recognized for significant social impact Global water technology company, Xylem (NYSE:XYL), has been included on FORTUNE’s 2018 “Change the World” list, a ranking of 50 companies that have made a significant social impact through their core business strategy. Listed as number 7 in the ranking, Xylem has been recognized for ... READ MORE

Schneider Electric Enables Direct Replacement for GE Circuit Breakers with New PowerVAC Solution

| Vendor agnostic direct replacement solution enables seamless modernization for General Electric (GE) circuit breakers Provides enhanced safety, improved reliability and reduced CAPEX and OPEX costs Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced its GE PowerVAC Direct Replacement, a one-of-a-kind switchgear solution with advanced circuit breaker technology. ... READ MORE

Russelectric Emergency Power System Offers Redundant PLC Controls and Manual Backup Capability

| Reliable paralleling switchgear ideal for emergency backup power Russelectric, a leading manufacturer of automatic transfer switches and power control systems offers its robust and reliable Emergency Power System which provides backup power during a utility power loss. The paralleling switchgear systems offer redundant programmable logic controller (PLC) controls and manual backup capability. Trusted by the ... READ MORE

ASV Celebrates 35 Successful Years of Pushing Limits

| GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Aug. 16, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ASV), an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, celebrates 35 years of forward-thinking product development this year. The manufacturer commemorated the anniversary with an open house event in August at its Grand Rapids, Minnesota facility. Company CEO Andrew ... READ MORE

Hyundai Construction Equipment Sells 20 Wheel Loaders from Its Snow Ice Management Association (SIMA) Exhibit

| NORCROSS, Ga. (August 2018) – Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas recently sold 20 Wheel Loaders as a result from its participation in the Snow Ice Management Association (SIMA) Symposium that took place in Cleveland, Ohio from June 26th-June 29th. SIMA brings the top snow and ice equipment manufacturers and suppliers together to showcase the best products, technology, ... READ MORE

Meet Leachate and Wastewater Experts at WASTECON® 2018

| August 15, 2018 Managing landfill leachate is increasingly challenging and costly. SCS Engineers has arranged to provide you with the opportunity to meet with leachate and wastewater experts at the SCS Engineers booth 604 during WASTECON’s exhibit hours. The leachate treatment experts will provide you with the opportunity to discuss the issues and challenges at your landfill’s ... 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 Cretex Specialty Products www.cretexseals.com Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc. www.cpp-pipe.com Cultec Inc. www.cultec.com Deep Root Corporation LP www.deeproot.com Eagle Bay USA www.eaglebaypavers.com ENPAC LLC www.enpacgroup.com ESCSI www.escsi.org Filtrexx International LLC www.filtrexx.com J.W. Faircloth & Son www.fairclothskimmer.com ... READ MORE

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| BIO CLEAN The Modular Wetlands System Linear is Bio Clean’s flagship biofiltration product and represents a pioneering breakthrough in stormwater treatment. The MWS Linear continues to outperform other treatment methods with superior pollutant removal for TSS, heavy metals, nutrients, hydrocarbons, and bacteria. With its advanced pretreatment chamber and innovative horizontal flow biofilter, the MWS Linear ... READ MORE

Core & Main Acquires Finish Line Systems, Enhances Metering Solutions

| Core & Main LP, the leading US distributor of water, sewer and fire protection products, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of select assets of Finish Line Systems, LLC (“Finish Line”), a Denver-based distributor of water meters, meter reading systems and accessories. This acquisition marks the fourth by Core & Main since becoming ... READ MORE

Eaton Helps High West Energy Speed Delivery and Reduce Costs of Powering Natural Gas Production with a Portable Power Station in Wyoming

| Power management company Eaton today announced it was awarded a contract to provide High West Energy with a Modular Integrated Transportable Substation (MITS) to help the electric utility power transient natural gas production in southeast Wyoming. Instead of building brick and mortar power stations, High West Energy will be able to move Eaton’s modular power ... READ MORE

Scott Smith named Director of Municipal Sales for Big Truck Rental

| Tampa, FL, August 13, 2018 — Big Truck Rental, LLC. announced that Scott Smith will be taking on the role of Director of Municipal Sales.  Scott will be responsible for the strategy and execution of fleet management plans to support the needs of the municipal sector for both the United States and Canada. “I am ... READ MORE

New Report Analyzes Residential Yard Waste Collection Processes

| Silver Spring, MD – A new report issued by the Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) Applied Research Foundation (ARF) documents the collection of yard waste, analyzing schedules, processes, and costs, while looking for opportunities to improve efficiency and mitigate risks. The report, “Service Options for the Curbside Collection of Residential Yard Waste,” used ... READ MORE

Advertiser’s Index

|   Association of Energy Engineers www.aeecenter.org Continental Control Systems LLC www.ctlsys.com Easi-Set Worldwide www.precastbuildings.com Elliott Group www.elliott-turbo.com Hubbell Control Solutions www.hubbell-automation.com Kohler Power Systems www.kohlerpowersystems.com Lochinvar www.lochinvar.com Martin Energy Group www.martinenergygroup.com Solar Turbines www.solarturbines.com Sunbelt Rentals www.sunbeltrentals.com Wabash Power Equipment Co. www.wabashpower.com ... READ MORE

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| Hydrogenics Reliable power is essential to every business operation. That’s why companies are increasingly choosing Hydrogenics for critical backup and on-demand power needs. Hydrogenics’ proven low pressure Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell stack architecture is at the core of our HyPM Power Module, designed to deliver superior performance, durability, and reliability. Our HyPM Power ... READ MORE

CP Group Breaks Ground on Fiberight Facility

| HAMPDEN, MAINE (August 14, 2018) – Earlier this summer, CP Group broke ground on the installation of the advanced material recovery facility that will be the front-end system for Fiberight’s waste processing and refining facility. This site will feature Fiberight’s first full-scale operation of its biofuels and biogas processing systems. Serving 115 municipalities, the 144,000-square-foot ... READ MORE

Shannon Enterprises Offers Acoustic Shield to Reduce Industrial Noise, Improve Safety

| Shannon Enterprises of W.N.Y., Inc., the world-leading designer and maker of reusable thermal and acoustic insulation, has developed a closed-cell, affordable insulation system called the Acoustic Shield to reduce sound emanating from heating, cooling and power-generating components found at schools and medical campuses, onboard marine vessels, inside manufacturing facilities and near retail and residential locations. ... READ MORE

Siemens to Help California City Save Millions Through Solar Energy

| Wasco, California projected to achieve more than $8.6M in energy savings, 41.7M kWh in reduced energy usage by end of 15-year performance contract An energy savings performance contract (ESPC) with Siemens will allow the city of Wasco, Calif., to use energy savings to fund a solar project situated on a former burn dump. The renewable ... READ MORE

MLT4060MVD LED Light Towers Shine Bright for Autonomous Operation

| New and Improved MLT4060MVD offers incredible 533-hour runtime with more powerful light   BERLIN, Wis. – August 9, 2018- Generac Mobile Products continues to lead the way in innovative, efficient mobile lighting with the new and improved MLT4060MVD LED mobile light tower. Purpose-designed for applications in remote locations and extreme environments, this light tower includes ... READ MORE

Call for Media to Register for Environmental Conference

| WASTECON in Nashville to Attract Hundreds of Waste & Recycling Leaders The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), invites environmental media to participate in WASTECON, SWANA’s largest conference helping solid waste leaders plan a sustainable future for their communities, taking place in Nashville, Tennessee from August 20-23, 2018. Members of the press receive exclusive ... READ MORE

ASV Adds Saskatchewan, Canada Dealer to Network

| GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. (Aug. 9, 2018) — ASV Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: ASV), an industry-leading manufacturer of all-purpose and all-season compact track loaders and skid steers, has added GlenMor Equipment to its dealer network. The Prince Albert, Saskatchewan-based dealer will offer all ASV Posi-Track® compact track loaders, featuring best-in-class rated operating capacity, cooling systems and hydraulic ... READ MORE

TERRACYCLE ACQUIRES AIR CYCLE CORPORATION, A LEADER IN UNIVERSAL WASTE RECYCLING

| Marks First Acquisition in TerraCycle History TRENTON, N.J. – TerraCycle US Inc., a leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle post-consumer waste, announced it has acquired Chicago-based Air Cycle Corporation, a leader in universal waste recycling that provides solutions for mercury-containing fluorescent bulbs, battery, ballast and electronic waste disposal. “Adding Air Cycle to TerraCycle’s core ... READ MORE

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