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Dumper

 

a self-unloading machine for hauling loose materials over short distances (from 1 to 2 km). A dumper is more productive than a dump truck for work over short distances because it is more maneuverable and because it can be unloaded faster and can work “shuttle fashion” without turning around, moving at the same speed in either direction. The maneuverability of a dumper is due to its short wheelbase and the large turning angle of its driven wheels, which are smaller in diameter than the driving wheels. For shuttle operation a dumper has a reversible driver’s seat and a duplicate set of controls.

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The train travelling from Azamgarh to Delhi collided with the dumper at around 2:50 am between Pata and Achhalda railway stations, a spokesperson for the North Central Railway (NCR) said.
The company said it maintains the largest fleet of fixed and rotating tracked dumpers in North America, with total inventory of over 200 machines.
We hope to have the loan of a JCB for a day to load it into dumper trucks which will be able to get to the site.
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Traffic police had barricaded several routes and were collecting money from the dumper drivers.
A turnover dumper picks up an open-top railcar gondola and spills its contents to one side, into a shallow receiving hopper adjacent to the railroad tracks.
Metso is pleased to continue its long relationship with SNIM, having supplied the first railcar dumper to SNIM as long ago as 1963.
A stolen dumper truck was used to destroy 16 lampposts, along with trees and benches in the vandalism spree at Everton Park.
POLICE are appealing for information on behalf of a Scottish force after two dumper trucks were stolen in Scotland and brought into Northumberland.
Faridabad, June 11 ( ANI ): A speeding sand dumper killed a 43-year old police constable after breaking through a check post here on Monday.
5 October 2011 - Finnish industrial machinery firm Metso Oyj (HEL:MEO1V) said today it had won an order to supply rail-car dumper technology for a coal storage and loading terminal in British Columbia, Canada.
Metso will supply railcar dumper technology to Westshore Terminals, which operates a coal storage and loading terminal located at Roberts Bank, Delta, British Columbia, Canada.