The City of Burnsville is a busy suburban community with over 60,000 residents located just 15 miles south of downtown Minneapolis. For several years they have hired contractors to clear the snow from the sidewalks in their community during the winter months. Recently, they discovered a need to improve their level of service for residents and […]

Introduced in 2018, the all-new Vactor 2100i includes a variety of intuitive new features focusing on efficiency and ease of use. One of these features are the new IntuiTouch Controls. From inside the cab, to the front of the truck, our revolutionary IntuiTouch Controls redefine simplicity and operating ease, saving time and effort, while allowing operators to fully focus on their […]

Over the last few weeks, employees from the MacQueen Group spent time volunteering with Operation Warm to assist in distributing coats to kids at local schools in the Twin Cities metro area. Between the multiple schools, we assisted with, over 4,000 coats were distributed!   We assisted firefighters in the coat distributions at schools in Minneapolis, St. Paul, […]

Proper winterization of your Vactor combination sewer cleaner is essential to prevent damage that can be caused by water freezing in the tank. Below, we have included a link to our step-by-step Vactor winterization guide to prevent ice from forming in your water system.  In addition to the step-by-step guide, here a few tips to help you avoid ice […]

Forest Lake MN - Crosswind

The city of Forest Lake, MN recently took delivery of a new Elgin Crosswind regenerative air sweeper. The sweeper was purchased as a part of their enhanced street sweeping plan, created with the help of the Comfort Lake & Forest Lake Watershed District (CLFLWD).   Goals of the plan include: Reduce the amount of phosphorous entering the […]

Grabbit OMO

MacQueen Equipment now offers the Grabbit O.M.O. (one-man operation) in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nebraska! Made by Rock Creek Manufacturing, the Grabbit O.M.O. is a patent pending debris removal tool designed with both safety and cost effectiveness in mind.   The tool limits the need for confined space entries to remove debris from manholes and lift stations and can grab things out […]

Faribault & Austin Training

MacQueen recently provided Vactor delivery training for two Minnesota cities, Faribault and Austin, at our Minnesota service facility. Both cities recently took delivery of Vactor 2100 plus sewer cleaners.   Both cities traveled from the south to reach our St. Paul based facility for their training. Faribault is a just shy of an hour drive from St. Paul, while the Austin […]

Keep your equipment running smoothly by taking advantage of our free equipment inspections. A MacQueen representative will inspect your equipment to ensure you’re getting the job done right and minimize downtime.   Fall is the perfect time to schedule your free inspection to keep your equipment up and running. There are no hidden costs or any […]

MacQueen recently provided a personalized training session for the city of Red Wing, MN. A short drive from the Twin Cities, Red Wing is right along the Minnesota-Wisconsin border and has a population of just under 16,500.   The city’s sewer department currently operates a 2010 Vactor 2100 Plus and have been recently focusing on increasing efficiency of their operators. With a […]

Piranha Brush

When it comes to street sweeping, we know the importance of getting the job done right. That’s why we’re proud to offer the Piranha brush attachment as a cost-effective way to increase your efficiency and productivity. The Piranha is a universal attachment which is added to your existing gutter brooms and fits all bolt-on type gutter […]