Los Alamos County takes delivery of first hydraulic hybrid garbage truck
LOS ALAMOS, NM, August 17, 2010 – Officials of Los Alamos County today announced the
delivery of their first hydraulic hybrid refuse truck – a Peterbilt Model 320 equipped with
the Eaton Hydraulic Launch Assist system. The truck is the first hydraulic hybrid vehicle
technology to be operated ... Read more.
A Natural Transition
The city of Sacramento, Calif., presently exceeds the federal standards for ozone emissions during the summer. Officials across northern California have mandated the reduction of ozone emissions and have encouraged the selection of lower-emission refuse collection trucks. Sacramento’s most recent purchase of refuse collection trucks included 15 Wayne Engineering Curbtender bodies on new liquid natural gas (LNG) Condor chassis ... Read more.
Automating Alaska: Recycling gets up to speed in Anchorage
In Alaska, known as “The Last Frontier,” curbside recycling is still in its infancy. In early 2008, consultants reported to Anchorage officials that the city was the largest in the United States without curbside recycling. Shortly thereafter, Solid Waste Services (SWS), the city’s recycling and refuse department, initiated some of the first automated collection ... Read more.
Robotic Welder Increases Efficiency, Quality
Through the summer of 2008, Wayne Engineering invested a substantial amount of time and training into some very talented individuals. These individuals are the new operators of Wayne’s Panasonic robotic welder. The group of individuals were empowered to create new programs ... Read more.
Automated Tipper for Rear Loaders Saves Time, Adds Safety
The Arlock™ one-man container handling system is designed to speed commercial rear loader collections while improving operator convenience and safety. Rear loaders equipped with the Arlock can securely latch onto commercial dumpsters, tip, dump, return and release ... Read more.