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It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the roads are melting

It’s so hot at Yellowstone National Park the...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Jul 11, 2014

What the road crew at Yellowstone National Park has on its hands is not a routine patch job. A 3.3-mile loop ...

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Wirtgen’s plug-and-play AutoPilot Field Rover...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 25, 2013

Last week, we told you about Wirtgen receiving an innovation award at the latest Bauma construction equipment show in Munich. ...

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher drum, new smaller rollers at Bauma

Wirtgen Group unveils Hamm H 25i compactor with crusher...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Apr 15, 2013

In an enormous, two story outdoor exhibition space at Bauma, Wirtgen has tucked away several new machines and innovative technologies. Wirtgen ...

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Colorful asphalt coatings could keep cities cooler

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 09, 2013

More so than any other color, black absorbs sunlight and then radiates that heat. And when black asphalt comprises one-third ...

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 1: The Pavers

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 1: The Pavers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 01, 2013

Just imagine that it’s a sunny spring morning in suburban America, and that our job is to pave and compact ...

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Boston tests asphalt alternatives for filling potholes

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 26, 2013

According to a report from our sister publication Better Roads, the city of Boston is considering three alternatives to asphalt ...

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B compactor at World of Asphalt (VIDEO)

Volvo gives sneak peek of new P7110 paver, DD110B...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 22, 2013

Though neither product is yet shipping (one hasn't even gone into production yet) Volvo Construction Equipment gave attendees at World ...

Montreal could run out of asphalt … and the Mafia is involved

Montreal could run out of asphalt … and the Mafia...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 19, 2013

In a bit of an odd-but-true story from Canada, there is a very good possibility that the City of Montreal ...

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in February

Construction materials prices increase 1.3 percent in...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 15, 2013

The Associated General Contractors of America has released its Producer Price Index (PPI) report for February, which reveals that construction ...

World of Asphalt and AGG1 extend advanced registration for 2013

World of Asphalt and AGG1 extend advanced registration...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2013

Advanced registration has been extended through March 1 for the upcoming World of Asphalt and AGG1 expositions. Attendees can pay 40 ...

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Vancouver roads use recycled plastic in paving process

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Nov 20, 2012

Vancouver’s recycled plastic may be reincarnated as highway pavement. The city has revealed a new way to make asphalt using a ...

The perks of being a road builder

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 13, 2012

Go Build Alabama has a great series of videos explaining available construction jobs by interviewing the guys who are in ...

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