Once completed in December, a 26- x 45-ft. freestanding research facility will provide students and faculty at Hampden-Sydney College’s departments of Physics & Astronomy and Mathematics & Computer Science a unique opportunity to research energy monitoring, energy conservation, and sustainable buildings in a grant-based project on its Virginia campus.Read More
Metro New York concrete operators contend with land constraints like few peers across the country. Long Island City-based Nycon Ready Mix Inc. is no exception, and recently confronted yard space challenges and process-water management by upgrading to filter press equipment from Matec America, LLC.
VersAttach track-based, bed attachment system for company’s Carryall vehicle line is specially designed to organize equipment and gear. The aluminum beds in the new vehicles feature a Rhino-lining, the same tough material used to line the beds of many pickup trucks. A truck-like, single-handed, latch-and-release tailgate runs across the width of the vehicle and can be opened from either side or the center. Carryall utility vehicles are available in electric, gas and diesel; two-wheel and automatic all-wheel drive; and two- or four-passenger models. Transporters carry four or six passengers, and Carryall LSVs carry two passengers and come with regular or extended beds. — Club Car, Augusta, Ga.; www.clubcardealer.comRead More
To support a full line of steel lifting inserts and devices, plastic rebar supports, spacers and wheel chairs, plus accessories such as tie wires, concrete test cylinder molds, shims, double-faced tape and sheathing, the company has launched an e-commerce website with an online customer portal. The interactive site affords a wealth of features and tools for users to check stock status and prices, place orders, track shipments, and clear invoices.
TightSight clamp meters give electricians an unparalleled level of safety, convenience and performance when measuring high-voltage systems in cramped, hard-to-reach panel boards. Available in four professional-grade models in either 600 or 1000 amp capacities, the clamp meters are the first to feature the TightSight LCD. Built into the bottom of the meter, the display lets electricians view measurements at arm’s length from almost any angle in the tightest of spots.Read More
Maradyne turbo Precleaners protect valuable equipment and engines in demanding environments where dust, dirt and debris are a given. They feature a straight-through airflow pathway that creates less air intake restriction to optimize engine power. Engineered paddles create centrifugal force, ejecting up to 85 percent of contaminants through discharge ports. The design effectively removes airborne debris such as dust, dirt and moisture, including particles as small as one to two microns, ultimately allowing only filtered air into the engine for maximum performance.Read More
During the recent IAA Commercial Vehicles 2014 in Germany, Dana Holding Corp. spotlighted its new Long brand exhaust gas heat recovery (EGHR) technology and Spicer optimized tire pressure system, engineered to automatically maintain proper inflation for drive and steer axles.Read More
Rising in Houston’s uptown district with scheduled fall 2016 occupancy, the 600,000-sq.-ft., 30-story BHP Billiton Tower is earmarked for LEED Gold Certification and will occupy a 2.4-acre tract. The reinforced concrete structure is 100 percent preleased to the global energy and resources subsidiary of Australia’s BHP Billiton Group.
The GEMS project is the newest addition to GeoTrax, an Android-based mobile fleet management system. It offers producers the option of incorporating information derived from mixer truck-mounted sensors into an overall fleet management program.Read More
A “Tool Master” version of the standard wheel loader model, the HL740TM-9A features parallel lift, along with a fork attachment, to enable safe and easy a) loading and unloading of large and odd-shaped product such as pipe or, b) palletized brick or concrete masonry transport. The model is part of the 9A series wheel loaders, all featuring what company engineers note are power and productivity improvements from previous models, including certified Interim Tier 4 engine upgrade, and enhanced operator comfort.Read More