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The ABCs of RCC

The ABCs of RCC

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 04, 2013

Roller-compacted concrete advances its invasion of pavements As roller-compacted concrete inexorably penetrates existing asphalt pavement markets, research into their composition and ...

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

Plant Management of RAP/RCA

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 06, 2013

Processing and storage makes reclaimed asphalt pavement and recycled concrete aggregate useful as aggregate.   By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   In the past ...

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

The State of the Nation’s Bridges

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 06, 2013

Our exclusive survey of bridge conditions in the United States shows that every year the percentage of overall structurally deficient ...

SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes the most damage to bridges?

SNEAK PEEK at the 2013 Bridge Inventory: What causes...

Bridges

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 05, 2013

Every year, Better Roads conducts a survey on the state of the nation’s bridges. The survey has been conducted since ...

Smooth Going

Smooth Going

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

How new technology is changing in the quest for smooth pavements Surveys consistently show that smoothness is the No. 1 criterion ...

Focus on the Process

Focus on the Process

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

How equipment improvement process saved company $500,000 in maintenance costs Nearly five years ago, The Gorman Group’s mechanics spent a third ...

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

Thermal Integrity Profiler wins innovation award

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 23, 2013

The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) announced last week that the Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) has won the 2013 C. William ...

Using cheese to clear roads

Using cheese to clear roads

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Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 20, 2013

Where’s the cheese? It’s on the road! Wisconsin is known for its tasty cheese and its football fans wearing large, foam ...

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

Illusions slow drivers in South Florida

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 13, 2013

Drivers in South Florida may start slowing down thanks to an optical illusion on the roadways. South Florida traffic officials are ...

Coffee could fuel future cars

Coffee could fuel future cars

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Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Sep 12, 2013

Environmental engineers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are working on a new way to fuel vehicles with used coffee ...

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