cubic yard


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cubic yard

In the US, the customary unit for measuring the volume of embankments, refuse, etc.; equivalent to the volume of a cube, each edge of which measures 3 feet; equals a volume of 0.765 cubic meters.
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For its 621B model wheel loader, Case suggests buckets in the range from two cubic yards to 2.
To date, this program has resulted in a 61 percent recycling rate by weight, and the elimination of more than 8,000 cubic yards of construction waste from Wisconsin landfills in just 10 months.
4 million cubic yards represented the total volume for Phases 1 and 2 combined.
Figures released by the company show fixed water consumption in 1999 at about 1 billion cubic yards (800 million cubic meters) compared to replenishment of 910 million cubic yards (700 million cubic meters).
We ll also use approximately 100,000 cubic yards of sand beneficially to nourish the Gulf shoreline in the vicinity of Sargent Beach, Texas.
More recently, between September 2000 and September 2001, the steam process removed approximately 70,000 pounds of trichloroethylene and perchloroethylene from a site of 61,000 cubic yards at the Department of Energy's Savannah River Site in South Carolina.
The result will approximate the number of cubic yards in the pile.
7 million cubic yards, although the it can't make even that reduction for 10 to 15 years.
The original contract allowed for disposal of an average of 150,000 cubic yards of ash a year, but the ash business has drastically decreased over the years.
Cemen Tech has models with material capacities from 2 up to 10 cubic yards and productions rates ranging from 12 cubic yards per hour up to and exceeding 100 cubic yards per hour
In the spring of 2002, the corps dumped more than 5,000 cubic yards of reeds, junk and soil into the lakes.
The projects would include annually dredging up to 10,000 cubic yards of sediment from the Charleston Marina, 10,000 cubic yards from the existing fleet dock and 11,000 cubic yards from the shipyard's channel and docks.