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Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway

Behind the resurfacing of an Iowa highway

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Posted by Contributed on Jan 02, 2015

When looking up miscellaneous statistics, you learn that average life of a U.S. currency $10 bill is 4.2 years, and ...

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

Choosing the right machine for proper soil compaction

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Posted by Contributed on Dec 11, 2014

A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat, in real time, and records a thermal profile ...

Construction and  the Mechanic’s Lien

Construction and the Mechanic’s Lien

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2014

Here’s why a grading contractor prevails on a Nevada mechanic’s lien claim. By Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq.   In a recent case involving ...

New NYC law permits 100 percent  RAP on streets

New NYC law permits 100 percent RAP on streets

State/Local Government

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Sep 05, 2014

Effective on Jan. 1, 2015, the New York City Department of Transportation will allow asphalt mixes containing 100 percent reclaimed ...

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason Andringa incoming president, CEO

Vermeer names third-generation family member Jason...

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Posted by Marcia Gruver Doyle on Aug 27, 2014

Vermeer Corporation has named Jason Andringa incoming president and CEO, taking over the position from his mother, Mary Vermeer Andringa, ...

Why Construction  Delays Cost Money

Why Construction Delays Cost Money

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Aug 06, 2014

Contractor makes claim against Army Corps of Engineers for delay damages. By Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq. Time is a critical resource in ...

Contractor’s dewatering claim for $24 million dismissed based on failure to follow contract disputes act

Contractor’s dewatering claim for $24 million...

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on Jul 02, 2014

In a recent case involving dewatering for the Army Corps of Engineers – Hanover Insurance Co. v. U.S. (U. S. ...

Fighting Thermal  Segregation

Fighting Thermal Segregation

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Jun 05, 2014

A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the ...

Put It In Writing

Put It In Writing

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Posted by Brian Morrow, P.E., Esq on May 07, 2014

Claims against the Georgia DOT for increased material costs are denied due to failure to comply with claim-notice requirements.  Contract provisions ...

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

Size Matters in Mix Grades and Aggregate Shapes

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Posted by Contributed on May 06, 2014

Whether it’s dense-graded, open-graded or gap-graded mix or stone-matrix asphalt, don’t forget their impact on compaction. Many contractors look to temperature ...

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