More stories about Maintenance

  • Do-it-yourself carburetor cleaning

    With some basic tools, a shop towel, and a couple of hours, you can clean your engines' carburetors yourself and save time and money.

  • Wastequip Precision Series Compactor Line

    Wastequip has launched the 265IP Precision Series Compactor. The 265IP model is ideal for walk-up or ground-fed applications, and is the second self-contained model to be offered in the Precision Series compactor line.

  • Florida DOT awards best-value interstate rebuild

    The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) has announced that it has selected I-4 Mobility Partners as the apparent best value proposer to design, build, finance, operate and maintain the I-4 Ultimate project.

  • Veolia to work with Los Angeles to apply industry best practices to water meter maintenance and inspection, chemical procurement

    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) has partnered with Veolia Environnement (Veolia), the world’s leading environmental services and technology provider, to review current practices and assist in the implementation of industry best practices for the city’s large water meter and...

  • High-pressure wheel-washing

    Wheel-washing protects snow-and-ice control equipment and minimizes the spread of invasive plants.

  • Spray-injection patcher

    Clean pavement with compressed air, apply tack coat, spray-inject emulsion/aggregate mix, finish with dry aggregate, and open the road.

  • Concrete cylinder pipe

    Bar-wrapped cylinder pipe requires minimal maintenance and has a long service life.

  • Truck-mounted crane inspection

    Daily inspections are critical. Here are three best practices to keep this investment in service and to avoid equipment damage and danger to employees.

  • Winter maintenance mapping

    GPS DataSmart reporting system analyzes data collected by sensors and controls on snow removal vehicles and spreaders.

  • 2014 Outlook: Albuquerque, N.M.

    Rather than float another add-on to the sales tax, we asked the county commissioners to require that franchises be renewed and commit the revenues to street rehab and preservation.