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Posted by Tom Jackson on Nov 17, 2015

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Business

Posted by Amy Materson on Nov 17, 2015

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Posted by Chris Hill on Oct 13, 2015

Compaction equipment manufacturers are rolling out several technological advances to their machines. Leading the way are enhancements to the operator’s environment, ...

Optimizing pavement levels of service

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Better Roads News

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Oct 09, 2015

A pavement’s level of service is a measure that combines a pavement’s design criteria – such as freeway, primary arterial, ...

Intelligent Traction: How modern articulated dump trucks traverse hills, extreme slop with a full load

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Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Oct 06, 2015

The goal: Productively move a full payload in sometimes extreme underfoot conditions by keeping all wheels engaged with the ground at all ...

Spreading his love for the work has been key to this California excavation contractor’s success

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Business

Posted by Tom Jackson on Oct 06, 2015

Although a star football player in high school, Dave Spurr had the sense to realize that only a rare few ...

How to set up and maintain on-site fuel tanks

How to set up and maintain on-site fuel tanks

Equipment

Posted by Staff Report on Oct 06, 2015

Storing your own diesel fuel on site offers many advantages for a heavy-equipment fleet. You get a price break for ...

Reclaimed and recycled asphalt : Where is the payoff?

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State/Local Government

Posted by Tom Kuennen on Sep 21, 2015

End users of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP) and recycled asphalt shingles (RAS) in asphalt mixes – both contractors and government ...

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