Inside the January 2010 Issue of Cleaner

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Equipment Fitness
Eye-catching trucks, top-quality gear, and a diverse range of services help Lincoln Sewer & Drain keep a steady flow of business in tough times
Sacking Sand
A combination truck greatly simplifies interstate highway culvert cleaning for work crews from the Colorado DOT
Product News - January 2010
Product News from NLB, RIDGID, McLaughlin, Clear Computing, StoneAge, and General Pipe
Industry News - January 2010
Ralston, NASSCO Past-President, Dies at 71; Draincables Direct Expands Hours of Service; RIDGID Launches Redesigned Web Site ; Steel Eagle Acquires Bottom Feeder Product Line; StoneAge Offers Spanish-Version Catalog; UEMSI Adds 3T Equipment as West Coast Service Center; Mr. Rooter Named to Magazine’s Top 200 List; Northeast Trenchless Hosts Annual Meeting, January Mud School
Tight Quarters
A delicate pipe-bursting job in an area filled with buried utilities enables the upsizing of a trunk line to serve a new condominium project
Different Brand of Diversity
Instead of reaching many industries, Western Refinery Services strives for a full spectrum of offerings across one business sector
Landing a Big One
A southwest New Jersey contractor attacks a severe case of root intrusion in a cesspool at a small rural church
The First Sound They Hear...
Your customers’ very first impression of your company is the greeting they get when they call. Never underestimate the value of a great receptionist.
Be There or Stand Still
A slow economy doesn’t mean industry progress stops. If you want to stay on the leading edge, you need to keep attending your industry trade shows.
Your Friendly Banker
What has your bank done for you lately? Is it business friendly? If it’s not, it may be time to take your money elsewhere.
Camera System Enables Fast Manhole Inspections
The Panoramo Shaft Inspection (SI) system from RapidView IBAK USA provides a complete, three-dimensional, high-resolution digital scan of manholes and other vertical cavities up to 300 feet deep in three minutes, without the dangers of confined-space entry.
Tall True Tales
Contractors recall how they used ingenuity and quality trenchless technologies to handle the most extreme pipe-repair challenges
Under the Weather
When employees are sick, staying home is a virtue and saves companies money
Getting Small
Lines smaller than 2 1/2 inches present some clog-cleaning challenges. Here are some tools and techniques that can help contractors beat them.
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