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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 ...

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

America’s infrastructure given D+ grade by ASCE

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 21, 2013

America's infrastructure has been the topic of many conversations lately—few, if any, of them good. President Barack Obama said U.S. ...

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks to warmer weather

Highway construction up 4.3% annually in January thanks...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Highway construction was up 4.3 percent in January over January 2012, largely due to warmer weather, according to the American ...

Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund transportation projects

Maryland Gov. proposes fuel tax changes to fund...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 12, 2013

Maryland is the latest state looking to use the fuel tax as a way to fund transportation infrastructure projects. Recently, Gov. ...

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project in U.S.

NYC tunnel expansion the largest transportation project...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 28, 2013

New York City is undergoing the biggest addition to its transportation system since Penn Station opened in 1910, Time reported. ...

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