Category Archives: Technology

Design Errors Cited by NTSB in FIU Bridge Collapse

Design Errors Cited by NTSB in FIU Bridge Collapse

​WASHINGTON (Nov. 15, 2018) — An investigative update issued by the National Transportation Safety Board Thursday about its ongoing investigation of the fatal, FIU pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, Florida, says errors were made in the design of the 174-foot span and cracking observed prior to the collapse is consistent with those errors. Six people died and eight others were injured […]

Vermeer Corporation announces acquisition of Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC

Vermeer Corporation announces acquisition of Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC

PELLA, IOWA – Vermeer Corporation announced its purchase of Vac-Tron Equipment, LLC, and its plans to bring the Florida-based company together with McLaughlin Group, Inc., which was purchased by Vermeer in 2017. This acquisition and integration of the two companies builds on the Vermeer strategy to provide a comprehensive suite of vacuum excavation technology, equipment, […]

Busy port uses dust control cannon for handling and storage of commodities

Busy port uses dust control cannon for handling and storage of commodities

COEYMANS, NY — A leader in dust control solutions has helped a port located along the Hudson River control fugitive particle emissions at the dock and in the industrial park using atomized mist technology. The Port of Coeymans employs two DustBoss® DB-60™ atomized mist cannons from BossTek® for dust suppression in a variety of activities […]

Terex Utilities published technical tip on adjusting demand throttle for telescopic aerial devices

Terex Utilities published technical tip on adjusting demand throttle for telescopic aerial devices

WATERTOWN, SD – Terex Utilities recently published Tech Tip #67, Adjusting a Demand Throttle Switch. The Tech Tip is available for download from the Technical Support tab at www.terex.com/utilities . “Tech Tips provide information that answers frequently asked questions or common challenges customers face,” said Jason Julius, training and tech support manager. “Tech Tips are […]