With the start of a New Year, Buffalo Turbine is pleased to announce it has launched a new website designed to improve user friendliness. The new site offers compatibility to all devices, making for an enjoyable search experience. As Buffalo Turbine continues to grow, its product focus has also expanded into several other industries. These industries are now highlighted on the redesigned site and featured on the home page.
Mountain Tarp, a Wastequip brand, and manufacturer of quality tarping solutions for the construction, agriculture, transportation, waste, and recycling industries, has announced the debut of a mobile service program to handle on-site inspection of truck and trailer tarping systems, as well as turn-key parts delivery.
Following the successful launch of the Freightliner Trucks Hardest Working Cities recognition program, Freightliner has announced four new cities will be recognized with the award in 2016. The company released the full list of cities at the World of Concrete trade show in Las Vegas during a reception in the Freightliner booth. The award winners for this year will be: New York City, Charlotte, Edmonton, and Seattle-Tacoma.
The Conference Board of Canada is downgrading its 2016 growth forecast for Canada as the economy continues to suffer from the further deterioration in oil prices. The Conference Board's Canadian Outlook: Winter 2016 estimates that the economy grew by 1.2 per cent in 2015 and is forecast to grow by just 1.7 per cent in 2016.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has introduced the Hyundai HL940TM wheel loader, the newest addition to its HL900 series of Tier 4 Final-compliant wheel loaders. The HL940TM joins a family of five other Hyundai HL900 wheel loader models the company introduced in 2015 to U.S. and Canadian markets.
Keytroller has set a new standard in forklift weighing with the introduction of what the company is calling the most accurate hydraulic scale on the market. The PRECISE Hi-Accuracy Forklift Scale offers weighing precision nearly as accurate as carriage or fork load cell scales, but at half the cost. Additionally, the product is water resistant and designed to withstand tough, abusive applications such as those in recycling and waste management.
Hyundai Construction Equipment Americas has introduced two new models in its HX Series of Tier 4 Final–compliant hydraulic excavators – the HX140L and HX235LCR. These two machines provide up to 10 percent better fuel economy and 5 percent increased productivity versus previous models. They join a family of seven other Hyundai HX excavator models the company introduced in 2015 to U.S. and Canadian markets.
ASA Electronics has received a new patent for their Auto-Pairing Wireless Camera System designed for tractor-trailer applications. According to ASA, this technology will seamlessly pair any combination of cabs and trailers, regardless of fleet size, if they are equipped with Voyager wireless monitors and cameras. Adapter kits can even convert competitors’ older wired systems to be compatible with this new wireless technology.
Provision Coalition, Canada's food and beverage manufacturer sustainability organization, has released a series of resources making sustainability solutions simple and accessible for food and beverage manufacturers across Canada.
Since its start nearly two years ago, EcoVision Environmental says they have stayed true to their goal of helping communities and businesses reach their waste diversion goals, in part, by establishing partnerships to develop successful programs. According to EcoVision's Doug Hill, "One area that is growing is public space bins, and so we are excited to launch a new product called the EcoClean Cube, manufactured by Ecube Labs."
North America's first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, is encouraging consumers to lead the charge on the occasion of National Battery Day (February 18) by recycling their used batteries. The Lead the Charge on National Battery Day awareness campaign will run throughout the month of February.
Continuing its “smart-growth” strategy of identifying, evaluating and delivering new, value-added product innovations that provide quantifiable business value to the construction and demolition industries, Indeco North America, has launched its IHW Series of boom-mounted wheel compaction devices.
Covanta, a world leader in sustainable waste and energy solutions, has commenced commercial operation of the Durham York Energy Centre (DYEC). Commissioned by the Regional Municipalities of Durham and York, Ontario in 2011, the 140,000 tonne-per-year Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facility is the newest and most modern facility of its kind in North America, utilizing some of the latest combustion and air pollution control technology available. Covanta's operating and maintenance contract with the Regions of Durham and York covers an initial term of 20 years.
John Van Ruitenbeek has been appointed the North American Business Line Director for Fuchs material handlers. In this new position, Van Ruitenbeek will have full responsibility for supporting channel partners and customers, while leading the Fuchs business operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Fuchs business line has been a part of Terex since 2002 and has previously been a part of the Terex Construction business segment. The business was recently realigned within Terex to the Materials Processing business segment due to a better strategic fit with other products sold into the scrap, recycling and environmental industries.
Following two years of discussions, 18 months of plan revisions with ministry officials and two extensive consultation periods, a final decision was reached on January 13, 2016 by the BC Ministry of Environment (MoE). Unfortunately, the latest version of the StewardChoice Packaging and Printed Paper Plan (PPP) submitted on December 7, 2015 has not received approval.
ALLU Group, Inc, the Finland-based crusher, screener attachment manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Asphalt Concrete Equipment (ACE Equipment) as the company's latest North American distributor. ACE Equipment is an Ontario-based distributor specializing in niche markets including the laying and maintenance of asphalt and concrete for highways, streets, and for commercial and residential projects,
Komptech has announced that its Crambo direct dual shaft shredder is now available as stationary machine. The Crambo direct shreds all types of wood and green waste to a set particle size and uses a drive train that combines the functionality of a hydraulic drive with the efficiency of a mechanical drive.
SP Industries offers the ROLO Box Dumper– a heavy capacity production dumper used extensively in auto parts production, forging facilities, recycling operations, distribution centers, food processing and waste handling. With a dump angle of 135°, this box dumper is ideal for carts, bins and cans, efficiently handling scrap metals, metal chips, corrugated materials and hospital waste. Material can be emptied from the ROLO Box Dumper directly into production, into smaller containers, onto a sorting tray, table or conveyor.
Vecoplan LLC has reengineered the control panels on their V-ECO shredder series, optimizing them for the North American market. Dubbed REV 11C, the new panels incorporate features derived from customer feedback. According to Luke Peoples, Manager – Vecoplan Integrated Controls, “Our focus in the redesign was four-fold: to ensure safety, ease of use, performance, and upgradeability for our U.S. & Canadian customers.”