Mining Operation Uses HDPE to Shortcut Tailings Cleanup

Kellogg, ID — In the late 1800’s men started tunneling into the mountains around Kellogg, Idaho with little more than a pickaxe and shovel searching for the precious metals that have inspired songs and mass migration. Over a hundred and twenty years later, the many miles of tunnels have become a Federal Superfund site that faces a multi-million dollar cleanup effort. The Bunker Hill Superfund site is considered by the EPA to be one of …

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McElroyIntroduces New TracStar 618 Fusion Machine

McElroy Manufacturing, Inc. (MMI) has recently completed rigorous infield testing on the new TracStar No.618 fusion machine and are ready to unleash it on the ever-expanding world of large diameter polyethylene pipe. The new TracStar enters the market on the heals of the highly successful campaign of the TracStar No.28 and TracStar No.412. In 1997 MMI unveiled the world’s first self-contained, self-propelled, all-terrain hydraulic fusion machine — the TracStar 500. The TracStar 900 followed and …

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TracStar, Just What The Dr. Ordered

The TracStar is mimicking its name and is off to the races. McElroy Manufacturing Inc. is being challenged in the quest to keep up with the volume of demand for the TracStar No. 28 and No. 412. Since their launch, orders have been pouring in and MMI personnel have been pitching in to handle the magnitude of sales. About ten people from the engineering and tech services departments, as well as sales, have changed hats …

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