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​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

​Daimler Trucks North America Announces Changes in Senior Management

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) has announced that David Carson, currently president of Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation (FCCC), has been appointed president of Western Star Trucks and chief diversity officer of DTNA. Carson succeeds Kelley Platt who has been promoted within the Daimler AG global organization to president and chief executive officer of Daimler's truck joint venture Beijing Foton Daimler Automotive Co., Ltd. (BFDA) in China.

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Solid Waste

A collective consult

The team at RecycleSmart based out of Richmond, B.C.

Development of a successful corporate climate for recycling can take time and energy, especially for large entities such as hotels and shopping centres. The need to shape a process for sustainable operations, from the office through maintenance to the process of emptying the bins, can be daunting. However, the potential for cost savings alongside successful environmental stewardship is often a big draw for management.

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​Groundbreaking ceremony held for new BEKA plant in Germany

At the groundbreaking ceremony in Wannberg (from left to right): Rainer Brendel; Rudolf Brendel; Alois Dechant, Building Contractor; Bernhard Köppel, BAIER + KÖPPEL President; Oswald Lodes, Production Manager; Stefan Frühbeißer, First Mayor of the City of Pottenstein.

Pegnitz, Germany - Recently, BEKAWORLD held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant in Wannberg, Germany.

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Registration Open for ISRI’s 2018 Convention and Exposition

Registration Open for ISRI’s  2018 Convention and Exposition

(Washington, DC)- Registration is open for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries' (ISRI) Annual Convention and Exposition. ISRI2018, the world's largest annual gathering of scrap recycling professionals, will be held April 14-19, at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. ISRI2018 is set to provide scrap recyclers from around the world with the educational and networking opportunities, product showcases, and industry news needed to maximize their time, dollars, and return on investment. 

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​Flintec launches family of legal for trade, dynamic, load cells for use in on-board vehicle weighing applications

​Flintec launches family of legal for trade, dynamic, load cells for use in on-board vehicle weighing applications

Cardiff, UK -- Complementing the already established PC2H and PC3H, Flintec has announced the launch of three new dynamic load cells, designed for use in vehicle and machine mounted lifting hoists in a range of applications, including waste management and agriculture. According to Flintec, the PC5H, PC6H and PC7H have been created to help installers fit load cells to new or existing applications where space is a limiting factor. 

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Mack LR and TerraPro Models now available with Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine

Mack LR and TerraPro Models now available with Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine

 NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO - Mack® LR and TerraPro® models are now available with the Cummins Westport L9N natural gas engine, enabling customers to meet near zero NOx emissions levels while providing excellent performance and efficiency. This was one of several announcements Mack made at the 2017 Canadian Waste & Recycling Expo in Niagara Falls, Ontario.

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Waste & Recycling Expo Canada celebrating 20th anniversary

On the Waste & Recycling Expo Canada show floor in 2016.

Waste & Recycling Expo Canada, co-located with Municipal Equipment Expo Canada, is the country's only trade event serving the waste, recycling and public works markets. This year's event takes place at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls, Ontario, October 25 to 26.

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New Telematics Service unveiled at WasteCon 2017

New Telematics Service unveiled at WasteCon 2017

At Wastecon 2017 this week, Lytx is introducing the company's new video services, which together with Lytx' DriveCam Safety Program, is designed to help eliminate blind spots for fleet operators, in commercial and government fleets. The company says its powerful new Lytx Video Services makes it possible for fleet and operations managers to virtually be in a vehicle or in the field when it matters most - and up to a week later - providing maximum visibility and actionable insights about their fleet and drivers to help improve safety and operations.

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New product options launched by Freightliner at NACV Show

Freightliner Trucks has announced six new severe duty product options: the Allison 4700 Rugged Duty Series (RDS) automatic transmission, LifeGuard RollTek seats, improved routing and clipping, LED headlights in the M2 106 and M2 112, Bendix Tire Pressure Monitoring and the 122SD auto hauler package. In addition, all three vocational trucks featured in the Freightliner Trucks booth at the North American Commercial Vehicle (NACV) show are equipped with Detroit engines.

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McNeilus and FleetMind win 2017 SWANA Safety Innovation Award for STREET SMART VISION FLEET MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

Street Smart Vision SSV10 provides a comprehensive safety solution that allows for a 360-degree bird's eye view of the vehicle, object detection, live stream video, video playback, driver safety coaching and score-carding, and automated routing.

McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., and FleetMind Solutions were awarded a Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Safety Award in the Collection & Transfer Division for "Best Safety Innovation" for their Street Smart Vision 10 (SSV10) fleet management solution. The SWANA Safety Awards were presented to the winners during the ISWA World Congress & WASTECON 2017, held Sept. 25-27, 2017, in Baltimore.  Winners are selected by SWANA's technical divisions and safety committee for their demonstrated commitment to improving workplace safety. 

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Smarter Trucks and Cleaner Fuel

The technological capability behind the vehicles that collect and haul waste and recyclables is advancing very rapidly. One of the major themes at this year's Waste Expo, held May 8-11 in New Orleans, was the trend towards "smart" technology and improving use of data. The latest vehicle telematics technologies mean that efficiencies, maintenance and safety can all be maximized to a level never before seen for fleet owners and their operators. Beyond vehicle monitoring and management, we are now at the point where artificial intelligence technology means that the prospect of the driverless refuse/recyclable collection truck, on roads in Europe and North America, is a very likely reality.  

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Pioneer Offers Longest, Most Comprehensive Tarping System Warranty

Pioneer the automated tarping systems supplier for the waste, recycling and construction industries, has extended the warranty on new models of its flagship Rack ‘n Pinion tarping system to five years, a new industry standard.  The non-prorated warranty covers the entire system,except the tarp, making it the most comprehensive warranty of any tarping system on the market today.

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​Waste industry expert joins New Way's McLaughlin team

​Waste industry expert joins New Way's McLaughlin team

SCRANTON, IOWA - They say "If you don't measure it, you can't manage it." These are words that solid waste and recycling collections expert Don Ross has come to live by. With over 30 years of industry experience, Ross has dedicated his work to advancing the science of waste collection to increase efficiencies and improve safety. In a move that has caught the industry's attention, Don Ross recently joined the New Way team.

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