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Posted by Tom Kuennen on Aug 06, 2014

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Mar 07, 2014

As prices for asphalt cement (AC) and polymer have shot up dramatically, agencies and contractors are looking for ways to ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 02, 2013

The perpetual pavement project on California’s I-5 has sparked a trend in the state for asphalt pavements designed to last 40 years ...

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 03, 2013

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Posted by Equipment World Staff on Oct 04, 2011

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