Category Archives: Technology

Black Splitter boosts safety, productivity for shade tree commission

Black Splitter boosts safety, productivity for shade tree commission

PARAMUS, NJ — The Paramus Shade Tree & Parks Commission has transformed its tree removal operation to improve worker safety and productivity by purchasing a Black Splitter Model SB Cone Splitter from Lumberton, NJ-based Ransome Attachments.  Paramus, located eight miles west of Upper Manhattan, is an urban borough with 27,032 residents packed into 10 square […]

Peak performance from Metso’s new Superior MKIII primary gyratory crusher

Peak performance from Metso’s new Superior MKIII primary gyratory crusher

The Metso Superior™ MKIII provides a significant performance leap in gyratory crushing. Based on Metso’s industry-leading crushing technology, the MKIII is the first high-speed primary gyratory crusher to deliver up to 30 percent higher capacity and 70 percent lower downtime in a comminution circuit. “Our mining customers are facing increasing pressure to optimize capital expenses […]

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 […]