roll-off truck Articles

  • New Roll-Off Makes it Easier to be Green

    Wilkinson iron & metal may have started in the small Texas town of Brownsville, but the business is going as strong as the steel they recycle. Jim Wilkinson grew up around the recycling industry with his grandfather starting out in 1937. Wilkinson took over the business in 1966, serving the southern area of Texas as well as northern Mexico. Collecting Scrap Metal For Wilkinson, ...


    By Waste Advantage Magazine

  • Capturing biogas energy to increase your business profits while safeguarding the environment

    Methane is a biogas produced from swine or cow manure, as well as food processing and meat packing waste. Methane is a natural gas, that when left uncollected, contributes to the harmful greenhouse gases in the earth’s atmosphere. When biogas is captured under a cover and becomes concentrated, it creates a corrosive and toxic byproduct called hydrogen sulfide. The gas generates a rotten egg ...

  • Raw material cycle: from chip to briquette to product - Case Study

    Thanks to their briquetting system from RUF Frischhut can redeploy production scrap and melt it again Ludwig Frischhut GmbH and Co. KG have closed the circle on their raw material cycle by utilising a briquetting press from RUF: cast chips produced during the machining of parts for water supply and sewage disposal are pressed to solid briquettes and then melted in the in-house foundry and ...

  • Case Study: Truck Wash

    This facility washes out the internal tanks of tanker trucks. Generating 10,000 gallons/day of wastewater consisting of the residual liquid within the tanks combined with soaps, acids, and caustic cleaning products. The wastewater flowed into a central sump and was pumped into one of their two 5000 gallon Reaction Tanks. The operator then added Ferric Chloride (40 gallons), sulfuric acid (10 ...


    By Integrated Engineers Inc.

  • Plant gains efficiency by replacing vacuum-truck process

    A steel min-mill located in Portage, Ind., that produces and sells hot-rolled steel in the north central United States and Canada. The plant produces about 700,000 tons a year and employs about 400 people. On site is an electric arc furnace melt shop that produces continuous-cast steel slabs and a hot-strip rolling mill for further processing of slabs into rolled coils. The mini-mill's raw ...


    By Oil Skimmers, Inc.

  • Army Truck Wash Depot case study

    The Problem: The Army Truck Wash Depot had a trickling filter that was not capable of handling the organic loading generated by heavy vehicle wash operation. The tricking filter was channeling the wastewater due to media that had been crushed by the weight of the biomass that could not be sloughed off. As a result, the ability to treat the wastewater for BOD ...


    By BioprocessH2O

  • Are You Well Equipped for Forklift Truck Cleaning?

    There are many types of pressure washing equipment available for washing forklift trucks, trailers, tractors, and similar vehicles. However, not every machine can claim to be right for forklift truck cleaning. Before you purchase a power washing machine for the purpose, you need to ask yourself if the machine will fulfill your requirements. Forklift truck cleaning requires machines with moderate ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Placarding of trucks carrying totes – Clarification to Canadian requirements

    A new interpretation of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (TDG) will affect the way vehicles carrying large means of containment, such as tote tanks, will be placarded.In general, TDG section 4.15 allows the “DANGER” placard to be used on vehicles or other large means of containment that are carrying goods requiring two or more placards. However, Amendment 6 (which was released ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Larger trucks can bring vast cuts in carbon emissions

    New study claims 2-metres larger trucks can save the UK 3.2 tonnes of carbon emissions per year. Larger trucks could help to save carbon emissions and reduce traffic congestion, proving to be better for the environment. This was the conclusion of a study conducted for the government by UK logistics giant Wincanton, one of Europe's largest transport companies. The new report says that ...


    By Vital Efficienci Ltd.

  • Choosing Truck Mounted Carpet Cleaners for Greater Mobility and Efficiency

    Truck mounted carpet cleaners offer a huge advantage over machines that cannot be transported easily. Truck mounted machines can be transported over long distances. If you are a contractor who is required to travel to the various client locations in order to clean carpets, truck mounted carpet cleaners could become the lifeline of your business. These machines can be easily fitted on trailers and ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Taking the pressure off desalination

    California-based PAX Pure hopes to offer a new solution to water scarcity with its groundbreaking water purification tool. Developed by Jay Harman and Tom Gielda, PAX Pure technology desalinates and demineralizes water without membranes, moving parts or chemicals. Instead, the technology simply mimics high-altitude conditions. The big challenge with conventional ...


    By Ensia

  • How climate risk is like a flaming truck barreling toward us, and why it’s time to hit the brakes

    A narrow escape from a catastrophic car accident sheds new light on an even bigger threat. It was a normal Saturday afternoon, with the promise of fun: My wife, Mary, and I were driving into New York City for dinner, drinks and a show with friends. I set the cruise control at 72 miles per hour, thinking I should be cautious because it was pouring ...


    By Ensia

  • Excavation, Retrieval, and Off-Site Disposal

    Introduction: Contaminated material is removed and transported to permitted off-site treatment and/or disposal facilities. Some pretreatment of the contaminated media usually is required in order to meet land disposal restrictions. Confined disposal facilities (CDFs) are engineered structure enclosed by dikes and designed to retain dredged materials. A CDF may have a large cell for ...

  • Moving Floor Systems Take a Load Off

    Scott Krause knows the time-consuming and labor-intensive hassle of having to manually unload a truck filled with paper documents destined for destruction and shredding. That situation has occurred occasionally at CDI Vaults in Eugene, Ore., when a driver has forgotten to reverse the non-continuous conveyor belt in one of the company’s three trucks. “Where we run into problems is when the driver ...

  • OEM off-highway `You`re an enabler`

    OEMs are spending large sums of money in order to meet the continually tightening regulations in regards to fuel consumption and emissions reduction. The sheer size of equipment on top of high productivity demands causes frequent overheating—sometimes daily depending on the conditions. Evans Cooling Systems Inc., Sharon, CT, offers a coolant without water which allows equipment to run ...


    By Evans Cooling Systems, Inc.

  • Absestos Firm Pins Hope to an RV off eBay

    On weekends, or whenever Simona Farrise finds time, she likes to go bargain-hunting on eBay and at garage sales near her home in the Oakland hills. She once picked up a 60-year-old occupational safety manual, a document the lawyer later used in civil trials to show that American auto companies long ago knew—or should have known—about health hazards caused by asbestos exposure. Farrise paid 50 ...

  • BYD Push-off the World’s First Pure Electric Forklift Overseas

    Following the pure electric car E6 pure electric bus K9 frequent overseas orders, the global leader in electric vehicle BYD pure electric forklift carrying the world's first powered "iron battery" is a strong debut in the Feb. 19 opening of Stuttgart, Germany, international logistics and transport industry The exhibitions, which BYD pure electric ...


  • The City of Toronto rolls out its waste diversion program

    The City of Toronto is in the final stages of rolling out its multifaceted waste diversion program, which is now city-wide. Entitled 'Target 70,' the program's key objective is diverting 70 per cent of city-managed waste from landfill disposal. This represents about 250,000 new tonnes of diversion. As the plan takes effect, the city will become a North America leader in waste diversion. In ...

  • Non-Contacting Solution for Plugged Off Flow Meters in The Oil Patch

    For years Petrobakken Energy Ltd. used inline turbine flow meters to track the flow rate of oil recycled to treaters. But with a high concentration of wax and sand in the oil, the turbine meters were quickly plugging off. The line had to be shut down at least once a day and the turbine flowmeters disassembled for cleaning. This was troublesome and expensive. Petrobakken knew there had to be a ...


    By Greyline Instruments Inc.

  • OEM off-highway `Why aren`t engine OEM`s already using waterless coolant`

    In simple terms, the engine OEMs have been comfortable with existing cooling system arrangements. Engineers leaving school and heading for employment with truck/engine manufactures are educated in the use and limitations of water-based coolants and in many instances, when asked to evaluate the possibility of using a waterless coolant in their engines, they often make assumptions on what they know ...


    By Evans Cooling Systems, Inc.

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