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tipper

[′tip·ər]
(mining engineering)
An apparatus for emptying coal or ore cars by turning them upside down and then righting them, with a minimum of manual labor.
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The versatility of the new four-axle tipper enables Mone Bros to deploy them at its four sites as well as on customer construction projects, mainly transporting spoil, excavated material and demolition waste.
'The driver of the tipper was trying to manoeuvre his way when he noticed he could not control the vehicle.
"We evaluated with our customers what changes they would like and we looked at every element of the tipper design.
Since the employee was terminated, Tippers has continued to grow, but Rob and his boss Cindy made a point to eliminate racial bias and stereotyping within the organization.
As with the new Tippers, both models are rear-wheel drive available with a choice of three 2.4 TDCi engines: 100PS, 115PS or 140PS.
At the other end of the spectrum, holidaymakers from the United States were voted as the most generous tippers, with 27% of bars voting them top, followed by German tourists, who were voted best by 21% of bar and restaurant staff.
Auto Business News-May 18, 2011--Tata Motors Limited to launch three tippers on Prima platform(C)1994-2011 ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
Members of the council enforcement team and their Environment Agency colleagues have already been out on their bikes to reach secluded off-road spots that are often used by the tippers.
Others include tippers, caged tippers, gully emptiers, recycling vehicles, skip loaders, winter gritters, and 14 welfare vehicles.
Surveillance equipment of a portable and versatile security camera system has been brought in to catch the tippers.
She said there had been long-running problems with tippers in McDonnell Drive, which leads to the Chasewood Lodge residential care home for the elderly.