• In Waste Age's June cover story, Waste Age 100 [page 30], EL Harvey & Sons Inc.'s 2003 revenue was incorrectly reported. The correct 2003 revenue for the Westborough, Mass., company is $35.2 million, which would give the company a ranking of No. 39. Also, the CEO for Covanta Energy Corp., Fairfield, N.J., is Anthony J. Orlando, and the privately held company is owned by Danielson Holding Corp. Waste Age regrets the errors.


  • Wastequip Inc., Beachwood, Ohio, has expanded west with the purchase of McLaughlin Refuse Equipment Inc., Lockeford, Calif. The company says that McLaughlin Refuse's current management will continue to lead the company.

  • Rice Lake Weighing Systems, Rice Lake, Wis., has purchased assets of Powell All-Steel Scales of Jasper, Ala. Rice Lake will manufacture and distribute Powell's full line of scales.


  • Waste Management Inc., Houston, has awarded McNeilus Companies Inc., a subsidiary of Oshkosh Truck Corp.; Volvo Construction Equipment North America Inc.; and Wastequip Inc. its 2003 Total Customer Satisfaction (TCS) Awards. The awards are based on five factors: product and technology leadership, service and support leadership, quality, delivery and lead-time performance, and total cost performance.