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A landfill site (also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump or dumping ground and historically as a midden) is a site for the disposal of waste materials by burial and is the oldest form of waste treatment. Historically, landfills have been the most common method of organized waste disposal and remain so in many places around the world.



PERRY, Okla., March 30, 2017 – Designed to conquer a variety of complex landscape and irrigation projects, Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, introduced the SK1550—the company’s largest and most powerful mini skid steer model to date.

The SK1550 is powered by a 44-hp (32.8-kW) Tier 4 Yanmar® diesel engine and

Computerized Project Management Jumps to the Internet

Computerized Project Management Jumps to the Internet

Web Editor’s note: This article originally appeared prior to September 2001, and has not been checked for accuracy.

Since the mid-1980s, project management in the construction industry has made major advances. Starting around 1985, many construction companies began to use PC, DOS-based software for construction scheduling. By the late 1980s, the


Trends in Solid Waste Collection
—What’s the Future, Part III
By Marc J. Rogoff and Robert B. Gardner, P.E., BCEE

Marc Rogoff

Last issue, we discussed a recent trend in solid waste collection involving the implementation of hybrid vehicle technology and enhanced electronics. This issue we will discuss the use

Getting Your Transfer Act Together

Getting Your Transfer Act Together

When it comes to speccing your transfer fleet, where efficiency, productivity, safety, and maintainability are crucial to your success, augmenting your trailers and prime movers with the appropriate tarps, lifters, floors, onboard scales, and wheel products will help you achieve those goals. “The low bid that meets the specifications normally

Dump Trucks Are Winners

Regardless of climate, temperatures, working conditions, or weather, dump trucks have evolved into glamorous vehicles that help keep bids profitable.

Stabilizing Channels and Streambanks

When municipal officials in North Vancouver, BC, Canada, engage in streambank stabilization, they focus on ways to do so in a more environmentally sustainable manner. That’s because North Vancouver is home to about 23 salmon-bearing streams. “The watersheds are small-about 7 to 15 hectares-but are still supporting native salmon populations,”

What a Dump!

The dump truck does not have the most sophisticated name in construction equipment, but it can be the contractor’s best friend.

Modern-Day Alchemy Machines: Spinning Straw Into Gold

Strict landfill regulations and cleaner-air pollution standards have created the next wave in recycling with the potential to become the cash crop of the new millennium. Forward-thinking entrepreneurs and municipalities now know how to take advantage of the machinery that helps turn landfill-bound yardwaste and timber into year-round profits and

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