High-Density Polyethylene Pipe plays key role at Copper mine

Riding around Highland Valley Copper’s 34,000 hectares in south central British Columbia, it’s not uncommon to see miles and miles of black high-density polyethylene pipe (HDPE) weaving along the long, curvy work roads. In fact, a visitor to the copper and molybdenum mine would be challenged to find part of the landscape where HDPE wasn’t present above ground or below. That’s because HDPE has been the pipe material of choice for many years at Canada’s …

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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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