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985 East Main Street

Manchester, IA  52057


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L & H Utility
Niagara, WI
Model: L85
L & H Utility purchased a REMU L85 in the fall of 2014. They padded 65+ miles of cable in a 16" wide trench using their REMU L85 on a John Deere 160 excavator. The project was in Texas. (no picture at this time)
Bruss Landscaping
Wheaton, IL
Model: L85
Bruss Landscaping no longer buys black dirt or compost. Using their REMU L85, spoils returned from the job sites, Bruss reclaims an average of 70% good top soil. The screened top soil is blended with the fully decomposed screened sod which is turned every couple months until ready for initial screening/blending. They estimate they avoid nearly $35,000 in landfill fees and transportation costs on an annual basis. Total estimated operational annual savings exceeds $50,000.
Westridge Dairy
Red Bud, IL
Model: L150
Screens larger rock out of sand and uses the "fines" for bedding at their dairy operation. They have it mounted to a John Deere 524K loader.
Lakeville, MN
Model: L85
Reclaims topsoil brought back to their yard from landscaping projects. David Peller's (president) comment "Bucket works good. We use it all the time."
Village of Addison
Addison, IL
Model: REMU EP4150
Reclaimed asphalt fines from roto millings, reapplied as sub-base for side walks, bike paths, and general under-layment & padding.
Site Work Specialists
Rapid City, SD
Models: REMU EX140 & L150
Crews from Site Works Specialists dug a two-foot wide trench for a rural water pipeline in South Dakota and buried the pipe by screening the material onsite with REMU buckets.
Krogmann Construction
Manchester, IA
Model: REMU L85
Screened stripped soil/sod onsite at a new housing development. Saved money by not having to haul the unscreened material away and bringing screened material back.

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Hutchison Excavating
Deerwood, MN
Model: REMU L150
Screens top soil and uses fines for construction / landscaping projects.

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K & L Construction
Sergeant Bluff, IA
Model: REMU WL250
Processed over 1 million sand bags after Missouri River flooded Dakota Dunes in 2011. Instead of hauling full sand bags to the landfill, bags were processed through the REMU screening bucket which ripped the bag and allowed just the sand to flow through. The sand was reused for fill and the empty bags were hauled to the landfill.

KAT Nurseries
Olathe, KS
Model: WL160
Tree nursery and landscaper. Screens compost and top soil.