Tag: trucks

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.

180 Dump Trucks

180 Dump Trucks

According to WUNC public radio, Duke Energy spokeswoman Paige Sheehan says heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal ash landfill near the North Carolina coast. The breach displaced about 2,000 cubic yards of ash. That’s enough ash to fill about 180 dump trucks.

Officials are still

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 Inc
www.hallcoindustries.com

Hendrickson
www.hendrickson-intl.com

ISCO Industries LLC
www.isco-pipe.com

Keith Mfg
www.keithwalkingfloor.com

Mack Trucks
www.macktrucks.com

Micromatic – Rotac Tippers
www.rotactippers.com

New Way Trucks
www.newwaytrucks.com

Onspot Automatic Tire Chains
www.onspot.com

Preco Electronics
www.preco.com

Rochem Americas Inc
www.rochemamericas.com

Schuyler Rubber Company Inc
www.goschuyler.com

Sennebogen
www.sennebogen-na.com/industries/waste

Solid Waste Association of

Project Profile: Open vs. Franchised Collection Systems

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

SWANA News

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

Highly Efficient

Highly Efficient

As waste composition changes with the times and as labor shortages continue and political considerations ebb and flow, efficiencies in and between the transfer station and materials recovery facility (MRF) become more critical.

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

The Big, The Fast, and The Smelly

Equipment used in composting applications can get really large. Some machines, such as Peterson Pacific Corp.’s 6700 grinders, have a footprint of 750 feet squared (63 feet by 11.9 feet). Other machines have really high capacities. The Scarab 27×11 A Frame windrow machine is capable of processing more than 15,000

Attention is Mandatory

Attention is Mandatory

It’s a well-known fact that trash trucks operate in one of the dirtiest, most severe environments. Because of this, keeping up-to-date on routine and preventative maintenance is even more important than in other industries. One day of unscheduled downtime is worth $780–$1,000, estimates Michael Thompson, inside service manager, Autocar LLC—and

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