Category Archives: Features

Zero-gap flange spreading in restricted-clearance conditions

Zero-gap flange spreading in restricted-clearance conditions

The Mohawk Valley Water Authority (MVWA) is a regional water system serving approximately 130,000 customers in the greater Utica, NY, area. The MVWA distribution system consists of a network of mains, pump stations, four reservoirs, 24 storage tanks, 23 master meter stations and 89 pressure regulating altitude valve stations. Approximately 700 miles of mains for transmission […]

Construction worker fatigue: Mitigating risks through tech & safety culture

Construction worker fatigue: Mitigating risks through tech & safety culture

Source: CONEXPO/CON-AGG Due to the constant movement of people and equipment on a jobsite, construction jobs demand high levels of alertness. Sleep deprivation and fatigue affect many aspects of worker safety (including response time, motor control and decision-making ability, to name a few) and can easily go unnoticed. Todd Dawson, project manager for fatigue services, […]

Should I lease or should I buy?

Should I lease or should I buy?

Getting to the bottom line With Dannible & McKee, LLP by Brian W. Johnson CPA, CFE, CCIFP One of the age-old dilemmas a company faces is whether it makes more sense to lease construction equipment or to purchase it outright. The answer depends on your individual circumstances, as both directions have distinct advantages and disadvantages. […]

Enerpac’s JS-500 jack-up system selected to undeck electric rope shovel in copper mine

Enerpac’s  JS-500 jack-up  system selected  to undeck  electric rope  shovel in  copper mine

Elko Wire Rope, a privately-owned provider of manufactured rigging products in the mining industry, selected Enerpac’s JS-500 Jack-up System to undeck an electric rope shovel at a copper mine site located in the Southwestern USA. The entire upper works of the rope shovel needed to be lifted for an inspection of the bearings and have […]