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Evolution of the Asphalt Paver: Operator ergonomics, visibility and controls lead advancements
When you boil it down, not much has really changed about the asphalt paver. It’s still a tractor laying ...
Best management practices for quality pavements when using recycled materials
Asphalt is one of the most recycled materials in use today, a fact that was touted several times during ...
Highway Contractor: New milling machines, best practices provide smooth results
Cold planers or mills are the rough-and-tumble predecessors to the glamour equipment of pavers and rollers, but the work ...
APAC-Kansas donates Roadtec paver to spur interest in diesel technician careers
APAC-Kansas Inc., an Oldcastle company, donated a 2003 Roadtec asphalt paver valued at $20,000 to Salina Area Technical College ...
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7 Signs Heavy Equipment Operators Need Better Communication
For heavy equipment operators, their office is the cab. That’s where they’re comfortable. That’s where they’re calling the shots. But…
3D Asphalt Paving: The highest smoothness and accuracy possible, no strings attached
Stringless paving isn’t just for concrete contractors. The asphalt guys are in on it as well, but with a ...
S. Carolina DOT to replace 2 bridges spanning Pinewood Lake
There are changes in store for drivers who commute on Garners Ferry Road (Route 378) between Sumter and Columbia, South ...
Pavement preservation takes aim at Interstates
Interest is expanding from preservation of low- and medium-volume roads to that of high-volume, interstate-type pavements. “Preservation of high-traffic volume ...
How the bond coat makes for long-lasting roads and how new materials are making it more effective
Experts agree: For long-lived asphalt pavements and overlays, bond them with a well-placed bond or “tack” coat. But in ...
Future roads may contain 100% more pig poop
A team of researchers at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is testing a substance made from pig manure ...
Michigan State researchers, Ingham County Road Commission experiment with rubber-modified asphalt
Researchers and county officials in Michigan are experimenting with rubber-modified asphalt installations that, while looking identical to conventional asphalt, is ...
Tennessee General Assembly votes to increase county roads, bridges funding
There's a lot of road work ahead for county roads and bridges in Tennessee. The Tennessee General Assembly voted to triple ...
Bonded for Life: The cold milling equipment, techniques and technology for a super-smooth asphalt overlay
A milled surface with the right pattern, grade and slope is the key to a super-smooth asphalt overlay that ...
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Cat takes on Yeti with a rugged, insulated jobsite cooler
VIDEO: Large crane collapses while hoisting section of viaduct
Volvo unveils the EX2: First fully electric compact excavator prototype is faster, quieter
Excavator operator uncovers one of the best preserved dinosaur fossils ever found (VIDEO)
Ford details F-150 redesign: 2018 refresh features Super Duty styling, customer feedback
Dragged to his death: How to prevent chipper accidents
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