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Ranger Kidwell-Ross, our webmaster and Editor of, has made trips to Asia, Australia, India and Europe to provide news of how pavement sweeping is done in some of the countries around the world. The Asia portion of this travelogue won an APEX Award of Excellence in Online Journalism for 2002, while the European travelogue won an Apex Grand Award for 2004.

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posted in May 2016

Jakarta, Indonesia, Moves to Machine-Based Sweeping

This article discusses the decision in Jakarta, Indonesia, to spend $2billion Rp (@ $30million US) to purchase a fleet of Dulevo sweepers in a move to machine-based sweeping.

Jakarta's streets can be in terrible shape after it rains. Even a tiny amount of flooding can leave the streets covered in residual mud and debris after a big downpour – debris that can also quickly clog drainage pipes and cause even more flooding. Read the story.

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