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WhentheashorgypsumisdeliveredtothelandfillWeldonTruckingisresponsibleforlevelingoutandcompactingthematerial.ThecompanyusestheD61whichhasabout7000hoursonitontheashandthenewerD65onthegypsumsimplysothatoperatorsdonthavetokeepmovingthemachinesbetweenthetwoareas.WerunatleastonedozereverydayandwehavenothadanytroublewiththemsaidBrianMillerWeldonTruckingsuperintendent.WeldonTruckingusestheKomatsuWB140back-hoeandPC138excavatorforavarietyoftasksthatfallintotheservicepartofthecompanysjob.WeusethebackhoeforeverythingMillersaid.Weusethebackbuckettodigditchesandthefrontbuckettofixroadsanddrainpipes.AlltheKomatsuequipmenthasbeenreliableandvirtuallytroublefree.MillercanrecallonlyoneissuewithanyofthemachinesaninjectorproblemthatColumbusEquipmentCompanycameoutandfixedunderwarranty.Service-wisetherejusthasntbeenmuchneedtocallonColumbusEquipmentWeldonsaid.We6IhaverunCaseCATKomatsuJohnDeereIvebeenaroundthemall.BrianMillerSuperintendentDoeWeldonTruckingCompanyThegypsumisaby-productofemission-controlsystemsthecoal-firedplantusestomeetEPAguidelinesandWeldonTruckinghaulsmorethan500000tonsofitannually.Aftersixtrouble-freeyearsasaKomatsuownerWeldonissoldonthebrand.