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by Ben Schmitt, Product Manager with Vactor Manufacturing Printed With Permission from CUI When cold weather conditions set in, regular maintenance and a heightened awareness of how to keep vacuum excavation equipment operating properly is required to avoid costly repair expenses. In the oil and gas market alone,...

Another successful year of fundraising complete - thank you to everyone who supported this year's Charity of Choice! JJE presented the Seasons Centre for Grieving Children with $6275! The Seasons Centre for Grieving Children provides peer to peer support programs, in a safe home-like atmosphere for children,...

In a recent case study, the De-OX Ice Making System, single-handedly reduced a facility’s greatest arena expenses: hydro and natural gas costs. The study shows a facility utilizing the De-Ox could see a “natural gas bill cut in half”. An innovative technology, the De-OX is a complete...

Reprinted from Vactor Manufacturing Vactor, the industry leader in vacuum excavators and sewer and catch basin cleaners, has unveiled the successor to the legendary Vactor HXX® vacuum excavator at the 2017 International Construction & Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) Show October 3-5, 2017, in Louisville, Ky. The...

Job site accidents are preventable.  Proper training, awareness of surroundings, using the right equipment and PPE, Operator safety should be top of mind. Training: Only trained personnel should setup, operate, or maintain equipment Surroundings: Place barricades or shields with warning signs or use barricade tape around the...

Reprinted with Permission, Waste Advantage Magazine, October 2017, CWRE Edition  – Check out the JJE Booth at CWRE – Booth 1200 We can be certain that the future of waste collection will continue to be influenced by advances in other industries and new discoveries in the...

On August 10th, JJE was a proud sponsor of the 10th annual Hockey Night in Simcoe County. Former & current NHL stars filled the Barrie Molson Centre to raise $252,000 for Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Orillia Soldiers’ Memorial Hospital, Georgian Bay General Hospital and the Colt’s Community Fund. The event has...

We all know that Preventative Maintenance is essential to keep your unit on the road and in working order, but preparing your equipment for seasonal storage is imperative to make sure that next year your equipment is ready to work.  With fall just around the...

The Truth About Hydrovac Weights As posted on Hydrovac Nation Written by Benjamen Schmitt, Product Manager at Vactor Manufacturing Say the word “weight” around a hydrovacer, and see what reaction you will get. Weights of hydrovacs are becoming the number one issue for our customers and...