Pump station to cost town $81K | News, Sports, Jobs

The Johnstown Town Board held its regular meeting on Monday. Shown is Councilman Daryl Baldwin, left, Supervisor Jack Wilson, and town attorney Leah Everhart, right. (The Leader-Herald/Briana O’Hara) JOHNSTOWN — During its regular meeting on Monday, the Town Board discussed the need to replace a pump station in the city of Gloversville that is rusted and leaking water. Supervisor Jack Wilson said the pump station at Wesskum Woods Road in the city of Gloversville has been leaking water and affecting residents is part of the town’s infrastructure, but city does maintenance on it. “The entire unit up there is leaking water very bad and it requires constant attention,” Wilson said. “It needs to be replaced. The pipes are all rusted out.” Wilson said the Gloversville Water Department recommended the pump be replaced and sent the town the estimated cost from Emmons Metro LLC to replace it. To replace the pump it would cost $72,995 along with a $7,000 charge to install, commission and wire the pump, and a $1,375 charge to ship the pump to Gloversville. Wilson said the water department suggested going with a stainless steel piping that would add an additional cost of $3,499. Leah ...

Plans for more Belarusian components in Geely-based electric car

MINSK, 3 June (BelTA) – Scientists intend to start step-by-step replacement of components in the first Belarusian electric car with Belarusian ones by the end of the year, BelTA learned from Aleksandr Belevich, Head of the R&D center Electromechanical and Hybrid Power Units of Mobile Machines of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), on 3 June. The first Belarusian electric car based on a Geely model was presented in August 2017. Since then Belarusian scientists have also designed a minivan based on a Joylong car. An agreement on localizing the production of components has been reached with Joylong Company. It is the main stage in creating a truly Belarusian electric car. “This year we intend to focus on trials, benchmarks, and testing our own R&D products with regard to power electronics, motors, and batteries in the electric car. I think by the end of the year we will start gradually replacing all components of this electric car with Belarusian ones. We intend to make one car with only Belarusian components (the motor, power electronics, the battery) and present it before the public,” Aleksandr Belevich said. The battery in the electric car based on a Gee...