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  • Thinkstep on the move with e-mobility

    E-mobility is a buzzword superficially hailed as the holy grail of environment-friendly road transport. But the break-through is still in the making. Since the automotive industry has first shown interest in e-mobility, thinkstep has been there to analyse (think) and recommend actions (step) using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). With all the best intentions of drastically ...


    By thinkstep

  • Obtain higher weighing capacities and lightning protection

    In order to boost productivity and to move coal quicker, Solar Sources needed a larger truck scale. METTLER TOLEDO supplied a heavy-duty truck scale capable of weighing new off-road trucks with higher capacities. The scales include POWERCELL MTX load cells which protect against costly downtime caused by lightning strikes. Increased Output As an experienced veteran of the mining ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Improving profitability through reliable vehicle weighing

    As moving bulk goods or raw materials into or out of a processing facility is critical to productivity, manufacturers are increasingly looking to protect their gains and profits by investing in reliable weighing technology. To provide guidance on this topic, METTLER TOLEDO has published on its website “Reliable Vehicle Weighing Helps Protect Profits,” a white paper exploring vehicle ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Powerful truck scales defy lightning

    Michigan Sugar is the fourth largest sugar beet processor in the United States, producing more than one billion pounds of sugar each year. They rely on METTLER TOLEDO truck scales to keep their business moving during the busy processing season. During the peak delivery months of harvest, the Michigan Sugar factory site in Bay City, Michigan will receive and weigh over 2,000 loads per day from the ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • EPA proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

    The Obama administration on Friday proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. The Environmental Protection Agency issued new rules that would lower carbon dioxide emissions from trucks and vans by 24 percent by 2027. It would cut fuel costs by about $170 ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Cylinder Cart Scale From Scaletron Industries Provides Chemical Weighing for Multiple Locations With One Scale

    Scaletron Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of corrosion resistant digital and mechanical scales, has announced the addition of the Model 2308CS Cylinder Cart Scale. The new scale is designed to provide an economical, versatile solution for ...


  • FMCSA issues proposed rule on hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers

    The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers. "A fatigued driver has no place behind the wheel of a large commercial truck," said Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. "We are committed to an hours-of-service rule that will help create ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Daimer Releases Truck Mount Carpet Cleaners for Cleaning Contractors

    Daimer Industries, Inc.®, the universally renowned brand and supplier of over 700 models of top-grade truck mount carpet cleaning machines, reliable car wash systems, and more, is now shipping the XTreme Power® XPH TM 15230. The machine features a powerful 25 HP gasoline engine for maintaining large carpets in commercial and home settings. The 15230 comes with two stainless steel heating ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • U.S. Heavy Trucks Must Burn Less Fuel, Cut CO2 Emissions

    The Obama Administration is proposing standards for heavy and medium-duty trucks and buses that are expected to improve fuel efficiency by one-third and cut carbon emissions to fight climate change, while fortifying U.S. energy security and inspiring innovative technologies. The standards proposed Friday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Transportation’s ...

  • Kentucky Deployment of PrePass(R) Truck Safety Technology to Improve Safety; Reduce Fuel Consumption and Emissions; Boost Industry Efficiency

    Over the next 28 months, Kentucky's adoption of PrePass® truck technology will save the trucking industry and the Kentucky manufacturers they serve, nearly $27 million in operational costs and will reduce greenhouse gases and related emissions by 3,600 metric tons, in addition to improving safety for the ...


  • NGVAmerica & American Gas Association Statement on EPA/NHTSA Phase 2 Standards for Medium- and Heavy-Duty Trucks

    Today, Natural Gas Vehicles for America (NGVAmerica) and the American Gas Association (AGA) issued the following statement on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) adoption of the Phase 2 standards for medium- and heavy-duty trucks. “NGVAmerica worked closely with EPA and NHTSA over the past three years to ensure that ...

  • EPA, DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are jointly proposing standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution to reduce the impacts of climate change, while bolstering energy security and spurring manufacturing innovation. The ...

  • EPA and DOT Propose Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are jointly proposing standards for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles that would improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon pollution to reduce the impacts of climate change, while bolstering energy security and spurring manufacturing innovation. The ...

  • Nearly 1 Million Natural Gas Trucks and Buses Will Be Sold Worldwide from 2012 to 2019, Forecasts Pike Research

    Because trucks and buses use significant amounts of fuel and tend to emit high levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs), diesel and natural gas (NG) vehicles are increasingly attractive options in these commercial markets. At the same time, the rebounding construction industry is pushing growth in the overall truck market while cities and municipalities look to expand their public transit systems. ...


  • METTLER TOLEDO Launches Industrial Infographics Series

    A new series of free infographics from METTLER TOLEDO presents manufacturers in a variety of industries with ideas and innovations that can help them improve process consistency and product quality for true bottom-line enhancement. METTLER TOLEDO is pleased to announce the launch of an informative industrial infographics series. Designed for managers, production operators, and others ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. Completes Boiler Rigging and Salvage Project

    Dallas Contracting Co., Inc., a specialized contractor providing demolition services, onsite concrete aggregate crushing, equipment salvage and scrap metal recycling to various industries, recently completed the rigging and salvage of a boiler and associated equipment at a facility in Northern New Jersey. Dallas Contracting Co., Inc. (Dallas Contracting) was contracted by a used equipment ...


  • Geoplast Build Fast Method video

    Geoplast is proud to introduce Build Fast, an innovative building method. Geoplast Build Fast combines Geoplast products, engineering and project management know-how. Build Fast makes it possible to improve building speed and decrease costs thanks to: Less use of concrete and steel; Products’ stackability and consequent easy storage; ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • BACE revolutionizes paper recycling with the introduction of its export baler

    BACE, a global manufacturer of balers and compactors for the recycling industry, has introduced the Export Baler. The Export Baler produces horizontal bales for a fraction of the cost, in a fraction of the space as horizontal balers. Its bales require no re-baling -- reducing time, cost, and truck transportation (including drivers, trucks fuel, and re-baling labor) -- because they're the exact ...


    By Bace, LLC

  • Weighbridge manufacturer introduces scrappage scheme

    An international weighbridge manufacturer has introduced a scrappage scheme to encourage greater business investment in waste infrastructure. Avery Weigh-Tronix’s ‘cash-for-clunkers’ initiative is modelled on the Government’s recent car scrappage scheme. Under the plan, old weighbridges will be removed free of charge and customers will be offered £500 off the price of a new one and a ...

  • Energy savings of up to 40% with the HSM VK 12018 R FU channel baling press

    From 5th to 9th May 2014, HSM GmbH + Co. KG, the southern German manufacturer of baling presses, PET solutions and document shredders will present its innovative products from the HSM product range in hall C1, stand 243/342 in Munich at IFAT, the world's leading trade fair for the water, sewage, refuse and raw materials management industry. The presentation of one of the largest presses, ...


    By HSM GmbH + Co. KG

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