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Longmont, CO – Stair Screens

EXPERIENCE “TIMES 3” AT LONGMONT, CO By Vulcan “We spend less time at the headworks building now then we used to,” says City of Longmont Treatment Operations Supervisor Karl Heil.  Installed around the year 2000, the City had operated perforated band type screens and experienced their typical shortcomings.  Maintaining the brushes and keeping the perforations […]

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Employee Profile – Doug Mether

Like many folks who work at Vulcan today, Doug Mether grew up a farm kid outside of Magnoia, IA.  Back then, most of these kids developed their work ethic, mechanical, and electrical aptitude by following their dad around the farm learning skills that would benefit them later in life.   There are several of these guys […]

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2017 Collection Systems Exhibition

Please join us May 22-23 2017 at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha, NE

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Rep Profile:  Jeremy Neill of Coombs-Hopkins Company By:  Vulcan Jeremy Neill’s story started years ago as his father, George, owned a small wastewater consulting firm in Houston, TX.  As a result of this upbringing, Civil Engineering was always in his blood.  In fact, Rick Eismin from Coombs Hopkins (CH) can even remember a young Jeremy […]

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Grand Island, Nebraska – Check Your Hydraulic Profile!

For over 40 years, the City of Grand Island, NE operated coarse bar screens with 1-1/8″ bar rack openings.  The bar screens operated as intended, but Staff found that this bar spacing allowed for significant bypass of material to downstream processes that proved problematic.  The nature of screenings had changed over the years, and it […]

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Employee Profile – Ronnie McHugh

Born in Iowa City, Ronnie (aka – The Gray Squirrel) moved to Magnolia, IA at the ripe ol’ age of 8.  47 years later, Ronnie is still living in Magnolia and has been applying his craft at Vulcan since he was 20 years old.  Great for Vulcan, but even better for the 1000+ projects Ronnie […]

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