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  • NSBA 2016 Prize Bridge Award Winners

    For the 2016 Prize Bridge Awards Competition, 16 steel bridges received nominations.

     
  • NEMA 4 enclosure for public safety DAS remotes

    The new enclosure is National Fire Protection Act (NFPA) compliant, and protects against falling dirt, rain, sleet, snow, windblown dust, splashing water, and hose-directed water common in firefighting operations. As such, the NEMA 4/IP 66 enclosure ensures compliance with NFPA and IFC Code...

     
  • Automate pre-job planning

    Retriever’s Prepare is an advanced field application technology that aims to improve field worker efficiency and productivity by eliminating the need for manual or excel-based pre-job planning processes.

     
  • Long-run light tower from Wanco

    Wanco Inc., has teamed with McKinley Services & Equipment, an experienced provider of specialized industrial solutions, to develop and manufacture a revolutionary light tower that is so efficient, it provides more light than traditional metal halide light towers while using just a fraction of the...

     
  • Backflow prevention assemblies from FEBCO

    FEBCO’s MasterSeries backflow prevention assemblies provide lead free certification to NSF 61G standards, with redesigned check and relief valves delivering superior performance and reduced pressure loss.

     
  • In-Line maintenance knife gate valve from Victaulic

    Victaulic announced the launch of the industry's first in-line maintenance knife gate valve. The new valve simplifies installation and maintenance, reduces downtime and improves worker safety.

     
  • Two-man hole digger from General Equipment Company

    General Equipment Company introduces its new M235 Two-Man Hole Digger. The M235 is well suited for a range of hole digging applications in various soil types.

     
  • Pittsburgh’s International Airport: A Veritable Gallery of Terrazzo

    Terrazzo has been used as a decorative and durable flooring product since the days of the Roman Empire. Over two thousand years later, it still maintains a strong reputation as hard flooring offering a true combination of durability, ease of maintenance, aesthetics and performance. How it is...

     
  • SAWS Underground Reservoir Reaches New Record for Storage

    SAWS Aquifer Storage and Recovery reached its highest storage milestone ever this week, surpassing 100,000 acre-feet (about 33 billion gallons) of water available for future use.

     
  • Kleinfelder Receives 2015 CCBJ Business Achievement Award

    Kleinfelder has been recognized for outstanding work in the field of climate change risk and resiliency with a Business Achievement Award from Climate Change Business Journal (CCBJ).

     
  • How a Tennessee City Keeps Cyclists Safe

    In 2013, 743 bicyclists were killed and 48,000 injured on city streets, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This little device could lower those statistics.

     
  • The Dirty Little Secret About Special Districts

    Well, maybe not dirty per se. But very funny. Comedian John Oliver always hits the nail on the head. If you work for a special district, though, you may not think so.

     
  • 10 Best (and Worst) Cities for People with Disabilities

    WalletHub used 21 metrics to rank the 150 largest U.S. cities by level of accessibility. The results may surprise you.

     
  • Fired City Employee Takes Revenge on Sewage Facility

    Douglas Ellington says he was fired for raising concerns about safety at a Florida wastewater treatment plant. He was arrested for driving his car into the plant and setting it on fire.

     
  • How Elected Officials Failed the People of Flint, Mich.

    Michigan voters made a tremendous effort, which was successful, to cut back on what emergency managers are allowed to do. But state lawmakers circumvented their hard work.

     
  • Telescoping Power Box Plow

    Meyer's versatile new Power Box Plow, which telescopes from 8' to 12' using in-cab controls, saves time and can be attached to almost any machine. Its patented multipurpose design dramatically increases the functionality and maneuverability of containment plows while keeping the benefits of high...

     
  • Soil compactor designed for optimum compaction performance

    The new Cat 815K soil compactor, weighing 49,353 pounds and equipped with a Cat C7.1 ACERT U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final/EU Stage IV engine, is designed for heavy-duty compaction and dozing operations.

     
  • DF diaphragm seal prevents clogging

    The new Ashcroft DF diaphragm seal delivers an economical way to isolate your pressure instruments from harsh media.

     
  • Sludge and phosphorus recovery system

    CNP - Technology Water and Biosolids Corporation demonstrated how AirPrex technology has helped Biological Phosphorus Removal wastewater treatment plants improve overall plant efficiencies and in many cases save hundreds of thousands of dollars per year.

     
  • Crawler excavator from Gradall

    The Gradall XL 5200 V crawler excavator is the largest model in the Gradall fleet of machines designed for highway construction, high-productivity excavation, demolition and material movement as well as finished grading and sloping.

     
 
 
 

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