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The FAA Imposes Major Fines in Relation to Icy Runways A recent article on Bloomberg’s website discusses recent FAA fines towards two airports –read the full article here. The Federal Aviation Administration has proposed fines against two airports in Detroit and Cleveland for a combined total of nearly $1 million. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport was fined $735,000 over […]

Sonetics Wireless Headsets

Clear Communication in High Noise Environments All four of MacQueen Equipment Group’s locations are now offering Sonetics wireless headsets. Sonetics allows crews to remain in constant contact while on job sites – regardless of noise, weather, etc. Some of the benefits of utilizing Sonetics include: Optimize teamwork with hands-free, wireless communication Minimize accidents and incidents […]

Tarco Leaf Loader

MacQueen Equipment, Inc. recently became a Tarco Leaf Loader dealer, along with Trans Iowa Equipment and Nebraska Environmental Products who had previously offered the product. We’re committed to bringing you only the best products – which is why we chose to partner with the highest quality brand in leaf collection. Tarco offers three series of […]


RAGBRAI, the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa, is an annual seven-day bicycle ride across the state. Thousands of cyclists enjoy a week touring the state by two wheels, with stops in eight host cities along the way featuring a huge celebration each night full of live music and entertainment. For the first year […]

Take Steps 2015

Tarrah Oliverius, daughter of Nebraska Environmental Products sales representative Greg Oliverius was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease four years ago. This June, Tarrah and her family participated in the Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis Walk in Omaha. Take Steps is CCFA’s (Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America) national walk and celebration and the nation’s largest […]

MacQueen Expansion

Large Equipment Operator to Hire Equipment Mechanics Saint Paul, MN — Macqueen Equipment will expand its Saint Paul operations into Beacon Bluff and add up to 10 large-equipment mechanics to its staff in the process. The Port’s Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved the sale of nearly six acres of land to Macqueen, a company that […]

Customer Story: Restored Refuse Truck

Customer Story: Waterman Sanitation Service Rebuild Waterman Sanitation – a rural refuse hauler based out of Amery, WI –  has been providing residents and businesses in their area with service since 1995. As a long standing customer of MacQueen Equipment in St. Paul, MN, Dave and Dick Waterman, the co-owners of the family owned business recently brought their 2004 […]

Training Day Equipment Training

Tuesday June 9th, 2015 MacQueen Equipment, Inc. will host Training Day 2015 on June 9th at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Training Day is our largest training event of the year, and this year we will have more educational sessions and equipment on display than ever before! Training Day is offered for environmental equipment operators and maintenance […]


Avoiding Disaster with Hydro-Excavation Last week, an explosion was triggered when a crew using heavy equipment allegedly hit a pipe carrying natural gas in Fresno, California. The explosion resulted in at least 11 people being injured and the closing of a nearby highway. Hydro-excavators have the ability to safely excavate around sensitive lines, meaning disasters like […]

Snow Removal Customer Story MSP

Customer Story: MSP featured in Airport Improvement Magazine Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport maintains approximately 28 million square feet of airfield pavement. During a Minnesota winter, that means they need a large snow removal fleet and a plan in place for the 40 snow & ice events they can expect to occur each season. Their snow […]