Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of Emergency
The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday amid the state's largest outbreak of dengue fever since the 1940s. The move comes more than three months after the state Depart...
French President Declares Economic State Of Emergency
French President Francois Hollande has declared what he called “a state of economic emergency” and says it’s time to redefine France’s economic and social model. In an annual speech to business leade...
Roboplow- The Snowplow Robot
Can you imagine that you can shovel the falling snow sitting in your chair and watching your monitor? Rob Kinkey does not only imagine this, he does it.
Hawaii Governor Declares Homelessness 'State Of Emergency'
The state saw a 23 percent increase in its homeless population between 2014 and 2015. Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days aft...
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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Malayan Emergency
The Malayan Emergency (Malay: Darurat) was a Malayan guerrilla war fought between Commonwealth armed forces and the Malayan National Liberation Army (MNLA), the military arm of the Malayan Communi...
Malayan Emergency - Wikipedia
Weather-related cancellation
A weather-related cancellation or delay is closure, cancellation, or delay of an institution, operation, or event as a result of inclement weather. Certain institutions, such as schools, are likely t...
Weather-related cancellation - Wikipedia
Hawaii Island Declares A Dengue Fever State Of Emergency
The mayor of Hawaii's Big Island declared a state of emergency on Monday amid the state's largest outbreak of dengue fever since the 1940s. The move comes more than three months after the state Depart...
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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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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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...
Deicing - Wikipedia
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...
Grader - Wikipedia
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 ...
Rotary snowplow - Wikipedia
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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Rainout (sports)
Rainout, washout, rain delay, and rain stopped play are terms regarding an outdoor event, generally a sporting event, delayed or canceled due to rain, or the threat of rain. It is not to be confused w...
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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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Snow tires
Snow tires - often also called winter tires - are tires designed for use in colder weather, snow and ice. Snow chains can be a slower-speed, temporary alternative in snowy conditions. Snow tires have...
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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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State of Emergency in India
A state of emergency in India refers to a period of governance under an altered constitutional setup that can be proclaimed by the President of India, when he/she perceives grave threats to the nation...
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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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 ...
Parking chair
A parking chair is a chair that is used by a vehicle owner to informally mark a parking space as reserved for oneself. Other objects are also used for this purpose, including trash cans, ladders, iron...
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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...
Snowplow - Wikipedia
National Emergencies Act
The National Emergencies Act (Pub.L. 94–412, 90 Stat. 1255, enacted September 14, 1976, codified at 50 U.S.C. § 1601-1651) is a United States federal law passed to stop open-e...
Effects of weather on sport
The effects of weather on sport are varied, with some events unable to take place while others are changed considerably. The performance of participants can be reduced or improved, and some sporting w...
Effects of weather on sport - Wikipedia
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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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...
Omni Directional Vehicle - Wikipedia
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...
Snow pusher - Wikipedia