New product announcements: 02/03/2010 Concrete Grinding Shroud: Limits Silica Dust Exposure Metabo Grinding Shrouds work in conjunction with vacuum systems to reduce silica dust exposure during concrete surface grinding. The shrouds help protect users from excessive silica dust exposure in accordance with OSHA regulations. Made of polyurethane, the device is designed to retain its shape regardless of temperature and will not warp. The 5-in. grinding shroud will fit 4-in., 41⁄2-in. and 5-in. diamond-cup wheels, while the 7-in. grinding shroud will fit most large-angle grinders. Mebabo; 800-638-2264; www.metabo.us Track Loader: Load-Sensing Hydraulics Save Fuel The Cat 973D track loader features load-sensing hydraulics
The 2016 Summer Olympics boating and swimming events have put an international spotlight on what has been a long-running problem in Rio de Janeiro—untreated sewage and trash are clogging up major bays and waterways.