Cover photo: Shoppers could discuss equipment features from many perspectives. Here, a group gathers in the infeed hopper of a Diamond Z grinder. Shown L-R: Mike Gilbert, Nelson and Sons Construction, Woodinville, WA; Ed Urbanek, sales assoc. for Rule Steel and Nelson team members: Melinda Nelson, president/owner, Don Nelson, president/owner, Russ Paulson, fleet manager and Duane Oswald, foreman.
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. Continue reading