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How to Choose a Cold Planer: Match the machine to current – and future – jobs
Check out these cold planer models and manufacturers' tips on how to choose the right cold planer for your current and future projects, here on Equipment World.
October 30, 2020
New Dynapac F1250CS paver can be operated remotely by one operator
Dynapac is offering wireless remote control for its new F1250CS tracked paver, allowing the paver to be operated by just one person, from the ground. The paver can work in narrow and confined spaces, with basic paving widths of 3.9 to 7.3 feet. And when working in those tight spaces, such as deep trenches, operators […]
August 24, 2020
Cat’s New Thermal Imaging Camera Debuts on AP1055F paver
For contractors who want to monitor asphalt temperatures in real time, Caterpillar has a new thermal imaging system. The system, which includes an infrared camera and Global Navigation Satellite System, can be retrofitted to Cat’s pavers for achieving optimal paving quality. Cat is rolling out the new Thermal Mapping on its rubber-tracked AP1055F paver, designed […]
August 13, 2020
Volvo CE to sell Blaw-Knox paver business to Gencor
The Orland, Florida-based Gencor plans to manufacture the pavers in Letterkenny Township, Pa., and sell them through Volvo CE dealerships, Pennsylvania.
July 31, 2020
BOMAG intros BW 120 SLC-5 combi drum-tire roller for all-round use
BOMAG unveiled its new combination drum and smooth-tire compactor, the BW 120 SLC-5, at ConExpo 2020. Learn more about the new machine here on Equipment World.
July 23, 2020
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LeeBoy’s new 8530, 8616D pavers come standard with heavy screed for compaction
LeeBoy has equipped its new tracked asphalt pavers, the 8530 and 8616D, with the 4,150-pound Legend HD Pro Screed for greater compaction and strength for large jobs. The new pavers are designed for parking lots, driveways, municipal work, subdivisions, and state and county roads. They feature a wide, slow conveyor that moves material from the […]
July 16, 2020
Reimagining the Screed: Brothers invent new screed system that achieves denser asphalt mats
Contractors report seeing higher density readings behind the screed with wave-textured, instead of flat, screed plates.
July 15, 2020
Mauldin launches new 760 paver with electrically heated screed
Mauldin based the platform of its new 760 gravity-fed paver on its 690 model but with some differences. For one, the Freedom Screed that comes with the paver is electrically heated. A 12-kilowatt mounted generator delivers heat through six heating elements. The screed’s temperature can be controlled from a new 5-inch screen on the dash […]
July 13, 2020
New BOMAG CR 820 pavers offer sliding seats, consoles
BOMAG overhauled the operator platform on its new tracked CR 820 T paver. It features the company’s Sideview in which both seat and console can swivel out together at four different angles to view the paver side and screed end gates. Through the platform grate, operators can see the screed’s spreading augers. BOMAG upgraded the […]
July 9, 2020
Wacker Neuson’s RD12A vibratory roller boasts enhanced maneuverability
From parking lots to landscaping, discover all that Wacker Neuson's newly redesigned tandem vibratory roller offers here on Equipment World.
July 7, 2020
Volvo gives new P5110B, P5170B pavers fuel-efficient engines
Volvo Construction Equipment designed its new P5110B tracked and P5170B wheeled pavers for heavy commercial and light highway work. The 20-ton pavers are powered by Volvo’s D6 173-horsepower Tier 4 Final engine, which is also used in the manufacturer’s L60H to L90H wheel loaders. Volvo says it designed the engine for fuel efficiency, with the […]
July 6, 2020
The 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors
Equipment World’s 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors offers an in-depth look at the latest paving equipment to hit the market.
July 1, 2020
Both drums oscillate on Sakai’s new SW994ND tandem roller
Sakai's new tandem roller offers dual-drum oscillation to achieve required density and surface textures. More information here on Equipment World.
June 23, 2020
Dynapac combines SD2500CS paver with high-compaction screed to reduce need for rollers
At this year's ConExpo, Dynapac debuted its SD2500CS asphalt paver combined with new tamper, high-compaction electric screeds. Details here on Equipment World.
June 9, 2020
Dynapac’s small CC1400 VI tandem vibratory roller can do driveways and follow paver
Dynapac's new tandem vibratory roller with a 54-inch drum width is geared for driveways, patchwork and parking lots. Learn more here on Equipment World.
June 4, 2020
Hamm intros next-generation HP 180i pneumatic tire compactor
This new pneumatic roller is part of the next generation of compactors to replace the Hamm GRW Series. More details here on Equipment World.
May 27, 2020
BOMAG concepts envision electric, LPG BW 120 rollers; fully autonomous ROBOMAG compactor
From electric and LPG drive systems for its BW 120 AD-5 tandem compactor to a fully autonomous roller, check out the latest from BOMAG here on Equipment World.
May 21, 2020
Case updates entire compact vibratory roller line with 7 new E Series models
Case's new E-Series will replace the company's previous vibratory rollers. Learn more about what Case's compact vibratory rollers offer here on Equipment World.
May 12, 2020
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Concrete Paver Market Heats Up as Contractors Turn to Roadbuilding
As certain segments of the construction industry have slowed due to the pandemic, many contractors are diversifying into a particularly specialized market. Here's what you need to know.
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Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
2021 Fleet Technology Trend Report
The latest Fleet Trends Report shows that fleets continued to leverage technology to build resilience and improve their business performance.