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New Service Capabilities in Western Iowa and Nebraska

Posted by The Acterra Group on Nov 30, 2017 8:00:00 AM

The Acterra Group is happy to welcome Brandon Merchant to our Iowa based petroleum service team.  He will be serving Central & Western Iowa and Eastern Nebraska from his new base in Sioux City, Iowa.

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Topics: petroleum service, sioux city, nebraska, omaha

Eastern Iowa Airport - Aviation Fueling Systems

Posted by The Acterra Group on Aug 15, 2017 11:39:48 AM

The Eastern Iowa Airport contracted with Acterra Group to update their general aviation aircraft fueling system. The new self-service system, to be completed in August 2017, will allow pilots to fuel their aircraft without involvement of the airport’s fixed base operator. 

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Topics: Fuel

Minot Air Force

Posted by The Acterra Group on Aug 15, 2017 11:39:16 AM

The Project

Our Government Division was mobilized on Sunday, July 23rd to Minot Air Force Base in Minot, ND, where we provided emergency replacement services to permanently repair a non-functional emergency fuel shut off (e-stop) electrical circuit for their Hydrant Refueling System during a scheduled flight line shut down. The circuit included approximately 30,000 linear feet of stranded wire. The urgent work was completed in eight days—before the flight line reopened.

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Topics: Fuel

Acterra Group Names New President

Posted by The Acterra Group on Aug 15, 2017 11:38:59 AM

The Acterra Group is happy to announce that Tad Cooper is assuming a new role as President and Chief Operating Officer of the company, effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Cooper will be responsible for marketing, sales, commercial development, and all Acterra Group operating divisions. Terry Cooper, as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will continue to be fully involved, on a daily basis, providing leadership and direction in the affairs of Acterra.

Tad Cooper is a 25-year veteran of the petroleum equipment, energy services, and commercial development industries. He is currently a Board Member of Heritage Bank in Marion, Iowa and Cottage Grove Place in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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Acterra Names new Corporate Service Manager

Posted by Tad Cooper on Aug 9, 2017 7:40:48 AM

Acterra Group is happy to announce Bruce Urman has joined out team as our Corporate Service Manager.  Bruce has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum equipment industry.  He was most recently the Maintenance Support Manager for Holiday Stationstores in Minnesota.  He has experience and training in Wayne, Gilbarco, Bennett, Verifone, FuelMaster, Veeder-Root, and many other petroleum industry manufacturers.  Bruce will be base in our Des Moines, Iowa offices.

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New Wayne Ovation™ HS Ultra-High-Capacity Fuel and DEF Dispenser

Posted by Tad Cooper on Jun 22, 2017 1:58:22 PM

Wayne Fueling Systems has a new Fuel Dispenser on their market. The Ovation HS Ultra-High-Capacity Dispenser Series consists of multiple fuel dispenser models which cater to the needs of every Acterra customer. 

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Topics: WayneFuelingSystems, iX Pay, FuelIsland, FuelDispenser, Diesel, DEF, Ovation, Fuel, Trucks

Underground Storage Tank Regulations

Posted by The Acterra Group on Jun 21, 2017 2:45:06 PM

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently revised their rules and regulations regarding the instillation, operation and maintence of Underground Storage Tanks (USTs) EPA Federal Register. The EPA implemented these revisions in hopes of better preventing and detecting groundwater contaimination.

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Topics: Steel Tanks, UST, EPA, StorageTanks, FuelTank, SPA, USTregulation

STI Quality Award for Acterra

Posted by Tad Cooper on May 10, 2017 11:59:40 AM

The Manufacturing Division of the Acterra Group has received the Silver Quality award from the Steel Tank Institute. The award represents 4 consecutive years with no QC non-compliance tags.

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Topics: Steel Tanks

Wayne Connect Wireless Solution Available

Posted by Tad Cooper on Apr 27, 2017 8:47:43 AM

Wayne Fueling Systems announced today the Wayne Connect Wireless network solution for Wayne Ovation2 fuel dispensers will be available on May 1, 2017.

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Topics: EMV, Convenience Stores

Welcome to our the Acterra Group Blog

Posted by Tad Cooper on Apr 26, 2017 10:54:45 AM
Welcome to the new Acterra Group blog.  Please subscribe to keep up on the latest regulatory, business, and Acterra Group news.  We hope you enjoy and feel free to send us comments.  Check back frequently - we hope to keep this updated each month with new information.
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Topics: Insider

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