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The Volvo ECR145C short swing excavator has a heavy counterweight and stable center of gravity.

Recently upgraded to the Dash-3 series, the Hitachi Zaxis 35U-3 meets EPA Interim Tier-4 emissions requirements.

The XT850 features a dual-pivot excavator system with a 260 degree total excavator sweep for wide offset digging capability.

The 60D and mid-sized 85D join the D-Series excavators. Both excavators feature reduced tail-swing designs that allow them to rotate freely within a small radius and get closer to objects on congested jobsites.

The ProSeries steel line includes 4-, 6- and 8-inch thick sidewall models. The PalSeries Lightweight steel shields include 3-inch single wall and 3- and 4-inch double wall models.

Efficiency Production provides a wide selection of standard and custom trench shielding and shoring systems.

Without a doubt, the most misunderstood facet of sewer cleaning is the relationship between flows and pressures. Generally, pressure is mistakenly viewed as the wildcard or the reason for concern, and flow is usually ignored. Operators often misunderstand the operation of their pump, the relationship to hose diameter and length to performance and other variables of jetting.

Politics is a tough business. Just ask the U.S. Conference of Mayors. After years of largely underfunding and ignoring the festering problem under their streets, this group authorized a “special report” stating the obvious: they’ve got serious problems with their sewer/water systems, including the underground piping infrastructure.

The completion of another record breaking pipe installation, this time at Parris Island, a marine training base in Beaufort, SC, marks a series of successful and lengthy crossings of Fusible PVC (FPVC) pipe. Beaufort Jasper Water & Sewer Authority (BJWSA) contracted Mears Group Inc. to horizontally directional drill two crossings, 6,400 feet of 16-inch DR 18 FPVC and 600 feet of 16-inch DR 21 FPVC.

ultraSHORE trench shields are made of a specially corrugated aluminum that are lightweight and easy to install and save money.