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HindSite report: 44% of snow professionals saw revenue increase despite difficulties in 2014

Patty Vaughan - Jun 24, 2014

HindSite report: 44% of snow professionals saw revenue increase despite difficulties in 2014

Despite numerous issues like rising costs and fuel shortages, the 2013-14 snow season kicked off a solid start to the year for most snowfighters, according to the 2014 Snow Industry Benchmark Report from HindSite Software. According to the report, most snow ...

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Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2014

Spring is here, but effects of winter weather linger

Today marks the first day of spring, but that doesn’t mean transportation agencies are done battling winter’s harsh effects on the roads. The past few months brought freeze-thaw cycles that scarred roads with potholes and winter storms that called for more ...

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iPhone app helps Iowa DOT clear snow from roads

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 11, 2014

iPhone app helps Iowa DOT clear snow from roads

New technology could help could help one agency more effectively clear snow from roads. The Iowa Department of Transportation (Iowa DOT) has been testing the use of cameras in snowplows to help the agency get a better idea of how much ...

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Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 11, 2014

Ford to offer snow plow prep option for 2015 F-150 4x4s

Ford is simplifying snow removal with its 2015 F-150. The manufacturer will offer a snow plow prep option for all all 2015 F-150 4x4s with a 5.0L V-8, our sister site, Hard Working Trucks, reports. The light-duty snow plow prep option will ...

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VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes MoDOT snow removal

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 07, 2014

VIDEO: Tow plow jacknifes on demand, revolutionizes MoDOT snow removal

Last month, during heavy winter storms, two plows traveled down Highway 61 in Missouri, clearing snow from three lanes of traffic. The plows -- a tractor plow followed by a massive tow plow -- gained good roadway coverage with just one ...

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14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

Amanda Bayhi - Feb 07, 2014

14 Apps to Help You with Snow Removal

The recent winter storms have required several agencies to get creative with their snow and ice removal. Last month, we asked you to share your stories, photos and videos that show how you’re battling the extreme winter weather. (You can see ...

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Boss Snowplow to underwrite snow removal program for troops

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 04, 2013

Boss Snowplow to underwrite snow removal program for troops

The Boss Snowplow is partnering with Project EverGreen for the fourth year to provide snow removal services in the winter months to active-duty military families currently deployed, our sister site, Total Landscape Care, reports. The Boss will underwrite Project EverGreen’s SnowCare ...

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SnowEx introduces SS-4000 walk-behind rotary broom for sidewalk applications

Amanda Bayhi - Sep 24, 2013

SnowEx introduces SS-4000 walk-behind rotary broom for sidewalk applications

SnowEx has introduced its SS-4000 walk-behind rotary broom with a plow attachment for sidewalk applications such as snow removal and cleanup. A 160cc Honda GXV Series engine powers the unit. A floating pivotal broom head with five angle settings gives the operator ...

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APWA presents ODOT with Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award 2013

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 04, 2013

APWA presents ODOT with Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award 2013

  The American Public Works Association (APWA) has given the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) its Excellence in Snow and Ice Control Award for 2013. ODOT is the first state department of transportation in the country to receive the award. The APWA selected ...

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Western giving away WIDE-Out adjustable-wing snow plow

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 11, 2012

Western Plows says it is offering a chance to win one of its WIDE-OUT adjustable-wing snow plows. To enter, go to www.winawideout.com. When you get to the website, Western is asking people to compare the efficiency of your current plow to ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Jun 09, 2012

Highway Contractor

Green as the Driven Snow Alternative fuels can power your winter operations fleet Can you fight the white with the green? As the push to make fleets greener continues to build up steam, alternative fuel power options are coming under increased scrutiny. Questions are ...

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New Road Products

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jul 07, 2011

New Road Products

By Tina Grady Barbaccia   Bonnell Industries  Minimizes number of plow passes The Front-Mount Patrol Wing from Bonnell Industries is designed to enhance snow removal effectiveness by expanding the total plowing width and allowing plow operators to minimize the number of passes they make ...

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