SamJack Products’ new SIMTAP drilling machine, now manufactured and distributed by the Ford Meter Box Company, is ideal for the contractor or utility needing the flexibility to make a fast and easy tap without pulling out the big machines. The SIMTAP drilling machine assembles in seconds and works with most corporation stops.
Two residents in Mayflower, AR, have filed a class-action lawsuit against ExxonMobil after a pipeline rupture that allowed thousands of barrels of heavy crude oil to flow into a residential area on March 29. They are seeking more than $5 million in damages. As many as 22 homes had to be evacuated and wildlife was endangered.
Few machines have had more impact in construction and earthmoving operations than a heavy excavator. In the past five years, over 84 percent of heavy excavator sales to end users have been in these applications.