The MacQueen Equipment Group is bringing Training Days on tour! Over the summer of 2018, we will host eight training day events throughout the Midwest. The events will serve as a great refresher course for experienced operators or introductory courses for new owners/operators. This year’s event dates and locations will be: Council Bluffs, IA – […]

One refuse truck that can single-handedly take on rear loader, side loader, and even commercial routes may sound too good to be true. We thought so too, until we saw the Heil MultiPack Automated Side Loader. The MultiPack is the only refuse truck on the market that offers this much flexibility and is fully functional […]

Envirosight VC500 Controller

Envirosight recently introduced the new VC500 controller for the ROVVER X. The VC500 was designed to allow for a more efficient workflow at every step, from crawler operation and video recording to observation entry and report generation. Envirosight has created seven short, easy-to-follow training videos for their new controller. Watch the videos at the link […]

Vactor 2100i

Intuitive. Intelligent. Innovative. Individualized. Incomparable. These are all words to describe Vactor’s latest combination sewer cleaner, the Vactor 2100i, a part of the 2100 series. When you put it all together, you get a machine that combines proven performance with a new level of simplicity and ease. The Vactor 2100i was built around the operator, […]

Elgin Sweeper Crosswind single engine

Elgin Sweeper Company has introduced an innovative single-engine configuration of the Crosswind after years of research and product development. A regenerative air sweeper, the Elgin Crosswind has been a popular sweeping option since it was introduced, especially for flat paved areas. A variable speed device allows one engine to power both the chassis and sweeper […]

The city of Madison, WI – a Bruce Equipment customer – was recently featured in Trenchless Technology and on their website. The article focuses on the city’s use of combination sewer cleaners to maintain their sewer system of about 700 miles of sewer pipe. The city began using combination sewer cleaners in the 1980s, at […]

Vactor HXX concept

Back in October 2017, Vactor Manufacturing unveiled the successor to their current HXX hydro excavator at the International Construction and Utility Equipment (ICUEE) Show. According to Ben Schmitt, product manager at Vactor, “The new HXX concept showcases our latest design thinking in terms of improvement,” said Ben Schmitt, product manager at Vactor, “[including] payload capacity, […]

Due to our company’s growth in recent years, the MacQueen Equipment Group has multiple open career opportunities! Current job openings include: sales, technicians, and more for both the MacQueen Equipment Group and MacQueen Emergency Group. A career with the MacQueen Equipment Group offers a unique work environment where no one is ever a number. Our […]

  Despite snow on the ground and cold temperatures, the MacQueen Equipment Group is currently dreaming of sunny summer days traveling by bike – and street sweeper! – across Iowa. That’s because RAGBRAI recently announced their 2018 Route and, as usual, it looks like a fun one! This year’s route travels West-East across central Iowa. […]

mwoa meeting 2018

On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 the MacQueen Equipment Group hosted the Minnesota Wastewater Operator’s Association (MWOA) for their Section Meeting and Training. The day featured training from MacQueen Equipment employees and others, as well as the organization’s business meeting and information about MWOA. Presentations Included: Manhole Scanner Training (Judd Genereaux, Equipment Sales & Partner at […]