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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 wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with “virtual stringlines” and the AutoPilot Field Rover

Wirtgen wins a Bauma 2013 innovation award with...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

The Bauma construction equipment trade show, currently wrapping up in Munich, Germany has named its five innovations award winners for ...

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car crashes in past year

Better Roads: 38% of highway construction sites saw car...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 19, 2013

John Latta, editor of our sister publication Better Roads, has written an impassioned blog post with a very important topic: ...

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 ...

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring machine, arrives in Seattle

Big Bertha, world’s largest tunnel-boring...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 04, 2013

The "Big" in Bertha's name isn't there for the catchiness. It's there because it's apt. With a 57-foot diameter and a ...

Dynapac equipment to show off new Atlas Copco colors, branding at Bauma

Dynapac equipment to show off new Atlas Copco colors,...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 03, 2013

Dynapac equipment will soon drop its familiar yellow and red color scheme for yellow and gray. Atlas Copco announced today that ...

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 2: Rollers

What it takes to pave a parking lot, Part 2: Rollers

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 02, 2013

Editor's Note: If you haven't already, be sure to check out Part 1 of this series on pavers by clicking ...

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 ...

VIDEO: English county announces pothole work in the style of Frank Sinatra

VIDEO: English county announces pothole work in the...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 29, 2013

Thanks to our sister publication Better Roads for sharing this gem. Apparently, the Worcestershire County Council in England has heard ...

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 ...

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