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WaterLinks Forum 2016: Building Climate-Resilient Water Utilities in Asia

2-day international conference, workshop and trade exhibition on the latest solutions, tools and interactions of Asia’s water and wastewater operators in a complex environment made more volatile by climate change. Forum will highlight, and will strive to upscale the adaptations, investments and collaborations among regional water utilities that have helped

WaterLinks Forum 2016: Building Climate-Resilient Water Utilities in Asia

2-day international conference, workshop and trade exhibition on the latest solutions, tools and interactions of Asia’s water and wastewater operators in a complex environment made more volatile by climate change. Forum will highlight, and will strive to upscale the adaptations, investments and collaborations among regional water utilities that have helped

Finding the Right Trailer to Haul Your Equipment

Finding the Right Trailer to Haul Your Equipment

Grading and excavation contractors have plenty to worry about. They need to make sure that they are bidding fairly on jobs, offering a solid price but not shorting themselves needed profit at the same time. They need to offer proper training to their crewmembers and make sure that they are

Technology and Connectivity Enhance HVAC Efficiency

Technology and Connectivity Enhance HVAC Efficiency

Building owners and operators are adopting “smart” and non-traditional HVAC technologies that not only continue to meet occupancy comfort needs, but provide operation and efficiency benefits. They’re also seeking systems that put more control at their fingertips, industry experts say.

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

Seeding for Progress and Restoration

The Palouse region of eastern Washington is known as one of the most fertile expanses of land in the world, with rich topsoil plunging to a depth of 100 feet or more. As Kurt Merg, vegetation ecologist for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, explains, it is one of

Waste Collection Vehicle Maintenance

Waste Collection Vehicle Maintenance

When it comes to maintenance, the basics still apply, says Curtis Dorwart, refuse product manager for Mack Trucks. “Don’t forget the basics! The life of a truck can be 10 to 15 years with proper maintenance.”

Reader Profile: Sean Payne

Reader Profile: Sean Payne

Payne Construction Services in Strafford, NH, dates to the late 1950s when Kenneth Payne jacked up cottages along the Massachusetts and New Hampshire coastline. His son Brian Payne officially started the family-owned and operated business in 1974, expanding services beyond coastal jacking to include bridge jacking, commercial lifting, raising and

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John Deere
John Deere is adding three new plate compactors to its portfolio of over 100, offering customers more model options to choose from while maintaining the same reliability they’ve come to expect from the manufacturer. Designed for trench, slope, and excavation compaction applications, the PC4, PC7, and PC10 plate compactor

Waste Not

Waste Not

“Use it up, wear it out, make it do” was a wartime slogan inspiring the home front to not waste anything of importance. Such frugality is part of the American nature and it’s the basis for every successful business. Cutting costs and extending the operation lifetime of their capital assets

Site Clearing Success

Site Clearing Success

Site clearing can demand a lot of niche or application-specific equipment. Most equipment that serves in those applications has application-specific features, which makes it great at its intended use, but not very versatile.

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