New, self-propelled tracked grinder gives Park Enterprise Construction more opportunity for custom grinding

Park Enterprise 012by Jon M. Casey

It is hard to believe that a portable grinder that is not quite two months old already has more than 300 hours of operation on it, but that certainly is the case of the new Diamond Z DZH4000TKT unit that was recently purchased by Eric Park of Park Enterprise Construction Company of Marion, OH. Following the U.S. Composting Council Annual Conference and Trade Show that ended Wednesday January 29, 2014, Park took delivery of the new unit on February 5, 2014. Helping him setup of the new grinder, Ed Urbanek of Ed’s Equipment, Cuyahoga Heights, OH, coordinated the delivery and training provided by a Diamond Z representative who spent several days working with Park Enterprise equipment operator Vern Fisher. Vern is Park’s crew member who routinely oversees the daily custom grinding that Park Enterprise contracts. [Read more…]

Recyclers find new products aplenty at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014

ConAgg 2014 463by Jon M. Casey

For recyclers and contractors looking for new ways to improve their businesses and to process material more efficiently, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2014 offered a wide variety of new products and services to satisfy those needs. With more than 2000 vendors exhibiting equipment and services to support just about every area of construction and heavy equipment application, attendees like Don and Melinda Nelson’s group from Nelson & Sons Construction, Woodinsville, WA (see cover photo) were able to connect with equipment manufacturers of all kinds at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 4-8. With everything from new grinders and shredders to trommels and star screeners and just about everything in between, this was the place to spend time with exhibitors from around the world. [Read more…]