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Health & Safety: safe winter driving

As if driving wasn’t perilous enough at the best of times, welcome to another season of winter roads. You can’t control the weather, but you can adjust to it by preparing yourself and your vehicle for the worst of winter and the white stuff, and ensuring you stay safe.

Playing a role in slip & fall safety

In 2014, unintentional fall-related injuries were the leading cause of unintended emergency room visits in the United States, accounting for more than nine million injuries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In the same year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that more than 40,000 workers lost time at work due to ice-related slip-and-fall injuries.

Drop spreader improves control of ice melters

Improved controls and simplified installation are but a couple of the features attributed to SnowEx's new DropPro™ 600 drop spreader.

Transform your UTV to battle snow

The first snowfall of the season will be here before we know it. When preparing for the frigid months ahead, grounds and equipment managers can save on equipment costs by converting their existing utility vehicles (UTVs) into snow-fighting machines with the simple addition of key attachments and accessories.

Winterizing EFI engines pays off in spring

Winterizing carbureted engines is a quick and simple process done year after year to avoid the nuisance of a gummed up carburetor in the spring. However, as electronic fuel injection (EFI) gains traction in a number of market segments, including commercial turf and construction, each year more equipment owners find themselves winterizing EFI engines for the first time.
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De-icing alternative

De-icing alternative gaining in popularity

The process of fighting winter’s wrath has changed a lot over the years. Though the basic goal of removing snow after it has fallen and ice after it has formed remain, it’s how this is accomplished that has become much more sophisticated. » Read More

Winter sidewalk management less daunting with changing attitudes, newer technology

For years, sidewalks have been the bane of many a snow management professional’s existence. Armed with brooms, shovels and buckets of rock salt, crew members tasked with keeping walkways clear spend valuable man-hours that eat into profits. » Read more...

Mid-April snow storms catching contractors off guard

Private snow removal contractors in the North Bay area have been caught off guard by the re-emergence of winter in their part of Ontario. Staff from several companies are currently vacationing in tropical locations during a period that ordinarily follows snow cleanup yet precedes spring start-up, and companies have found themselves shorthanded. » Read more...

Straight blade plow ideal for sidewalks, tight areas

A new straight blade plow for UTVs has been introduced to the market by SnowEx – intended for use on sidewalks, paved walkways and other tight areas. » Read more...

Make some noise to grow snow business

Snow and ice may be the last thing on most people’s minds during the heat and humidity of June. For landscapers who make their living doing snow removal in the off-season, however, it’s time to turn thoughts toward winter success. » Read more...

Sports Turf Canada Ontario Field Day

September 20, 2018
Location: Belleville, Ont.
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