Fecon introduces the new FMA8039 Hydraulic Powered Milling Attachment rated at 260-550 hp, to process soil, stumps and roots up to 20 inches below grade. A massive weight of approximately 11,000 pounds (depending on options) keeps the attachment engaged as carbide tools cut through an 80-inch wide path of material.
The Water Service Department of Kansas City, MO, has recently begun work on the Blue River WWTP Disinfection project. This $96 million project was undertaken to improve the quality of the effluent that the city’s six wastewater treatment facilities release back into area waterways. It is the last and largest disinfection project and part of Water Services’ 25-year federally mandated Overflow Control Program.
Grindex’s launch of its updated range of drainage and sludge pumps include the Minex, Minette, Minor, Major, Master and Matador drainage pumps and the Salvador, Senior and Sandy sludge pumps. The units deliver improved pumping performance, while the need for maintenance and spare parts has been reduced.
The head of Canadian energy company TransCanada Corporation said in July that the timeline for U.S. approval of the multibillion-dollar Keystone XL crude oil pipeline will make the second half of 2015 start date of operations challenging, reports Bloomberg.
R2S Solutions, an Arizona research and development company, has introduced a new fluid recycling system designed specifically for horizontal directional drilling equipment with pullback ratings of 50,000 pounds and less.
For fast open-cut excavation, contractors can rely on the new Eagle 7500 Wheel Trencher manufactured by Trenchers and Equipment Inc. Ideal for high production trenching in most soil conditions, the Eagle 7500 is an efficient and well balanced, heavy duty machine.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued a final rule that will require all federal agencies to submit their OSHA-required injury and illness data to the Bureau of Labor Statistics every year.