Snow removal
Snow removal or snow clearing is the job of removing snow after a snowfall to make travel easier and safer. This is done by both individual households and by governments and institutions.
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Deicing
De-icing is defined as removal of snow, ice or frost from a surface. Anti-icing is understood to be the application of chemicals that not only de-ice, but also remain on a surface and continue to dela...
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Frederick M. Franks, Jr.
Frederick Melvin Franks, Jr. (born 1 November 1936) is a retired general of the United States Army. He commanded the Gulf War coalition VII Corps in the highly successful "Left Hook" maneuver against ...
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Snowmelt system
A snowmelt system is a form of snow removal used to remove snow and ice via embedded electric cables or hydronic tubing similar to indoor underfloor heating. Common areas for snowmelt systems are: dri...
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Wedge plow
The wedge plow or Bucker plow was first developed by railroad companies to clear snow in the American West. The wedge plow forces snow to the sides of the tracks and therefore requires a large amount ...
Grit bin
A grit bin or salt bin is an item of street furniture, commonly found in countries where freezing temperatures and snowfall occur, which holds a mixture of salt and grit which is spread over roads if ...
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Rotary snowplow
A rotary snowplow is a piece of railroad snowfighting equipment with a large circular set of blades on its front end that rotate to cut through the snow on the track ahead of it. The precursor to the ...
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Berm
A berm is a level space, shelf, or raised barrier separating two areas. It can serve as a border barrier. The word berm originates in the Middle Dutch and German berme and came into usage in English v...
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Snow blower
A snow blower or snow thrower is a machine for removing snow from an area where it is not wanted, such as a driveway, sidewalk, roadway, railroad track, ice rink, runway, or houses. The term "snow thr...
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Road slipperiness
Road slipperiness (a.k.a. skid resistance and road friction) is the technical term for the cumulative effects of snow, ice, water, loose material and the texture of the road surface on the traction pr...
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Pierce Manufacturing
Pierce Manufacturing is an Appleton, Wisconsin based manufacturer of custom fire and rescue apparatus and a wholly owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation. Pierce was acquired by Oshkosh in 1996. The ...
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Metromelt
A Metromelt is a self-propelled snowmelter machine with operator cab. They were built in 1974 for the then Metro Roads and Works department (now Toronto Transportation Services) to remove major snow ...
Street sweeper
A street sweeper or street cleaner may refer to either a person's occupation, or a machine that cleans streets. A street sweeper cleans the streets, usually in an urban area.Street sweepers have been ...
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Snowplow
A snowplow (also spelled snow plow, snowplough or snow plough, see miscellaneous spelling differences) is a device intended for mounting on a vehicle, used for removing snow and ice from outdoor surfa...
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Winter service vehicle
A winter service vehicle (WSV), or snow removal vehicle, is used to clear thoroughfares of ice and snow. Winter service vehicles are usually based on a dump truck chassis, with adaptations allowing th...
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Track loader
A tracked loader is an engineering vehicle consisting of a tracked chassis with a loader for digging and loading material. The history of tracked loaders can be defined by three evolutions of their de...
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Snow pusher
Snow pushers (also known as box plows, containment plows, or box style plows) are designed to move snow by pushing it straight ahead. They do this by being constructed with a curved moldboard that lie...
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Omni Directional Vehicle
The Omni Directional Vehicle (ODV) is a ground support utility vehicle manufactured by Hammonds Technical Services Inc. in Houston, Texas. The ODV can perform a variety of jobs, including towing airc...
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McNeilus
McNeilus manufactures Concrete transport trucks, and Refuse Collection vehicles in Dodge Center, Minnesota, where it is the largest employer.The firm was created by Mr. Garwin McNeilus and his two son...
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De-ice
De-icing is defined as removal of snow, ice or frost from a surface. Anti-icing is understood to be the application of chemicals that not only de-ice, but also remain on a surface and continue to dela...
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Loader (equipment)
A loader (bucket loader, front loader, front-end loader, payloader, scoop, shovel, skip loader, or wheel loader) is a heavy equipment machine used in construction to move aside or load materials such ...
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Grader
A grader, also commonly referred to as a road grader, a blade, a maintainer, or a motor grader, is a construction machine with a long blade used to create a flat surface during the grading process. Ty...
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Oshkosh Corporation
Oshkosh Corporation, formerly Oshkosh Truck, is an American industrial company that designs and builds specialty trucks, military vehicles, truck bodies and access equipment. Based in Oshkosh, Wiscons...
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John L. Grove
John L. Grove (January 26, 1921 – June 16, 2003) was an American inventor and industrialist, primarily known for developing the hydraulic crane and access lift industries. Born in Franklin Coun...
Snow grooming
Snow grooming or piste bashing is the process to manipulate snow for recreational uses, usually using a snow groomer, also called a trail groomer or or piste basher, and colloquially sometimes referre...
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Shovel
A shovel is a tool for digging, lifting, and moving bulk materials, such as soil, coal, gravel, snow, sand, or ore. Shovels are common tools that are used extensively in agriculture, construction, an...
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JLG Industries
JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, is an American designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment (aerial work platforms and telehandlers). The company’s products extend bey...
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Snogo Snow Plow
The Snogo Snow Blower was used on the Trail Ridge Road in Rocky Mountain National Park, USA. Manufactured in 1932 by the Klauer Engineering Company of Dubuque, Iowa, the plow was actually a snowblower...
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