New McElroy fusion machine features Tier 4 engine

McElroy has launched a new machine in its flagship TracStar® series that offers advanced emissions reduction and automation technologies allowing users to meet today’s toughest regulations in air quality and data logging. The new TracStar 900 Series 2 Automatic features a Cummins US EPA Tier 4/EU Stage IIIB engine that burns ultra-low sulfur diesel making it cleaner burning, quieter running and more efficient than ever before. Fusion functions are controlled automatically with The Coach® pendant …

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Fast-growing Bixby, Okla., Tasked with Building New Infrastructure

Fast-growing cities like suburban Bixby, Okla., are continually tasked with building new infrastructure that will sustain the influx of new residents. The city’s overtaxed sewage system is just one example of needed improvements as more and more homes were built north of the Arkansas River in what was once a gap between Bixby and Tulsa. A state-issued consent order will not be lifted until the city increases its short-term wastewater treatment capacity to serve some …

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Unique Slipline Project Solves Problematic Springfield Water Mains

Within eye shot of the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield, Massachusetts, a double-barreled pipeline runs underneath the Connecticut River. The paired pipelines are one of three water main crossings that pass under New England’s longest river to service the communities of Springfield, Ludlow, Agawam, Longmeadow, East Longmeadow and several others. Like much of America’s infrastructure, the key pipelines were aging and precarious until a 2011 sliplining operation gave the pipelines new life. Likely constructed …

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