Power Pavers: New SF-3404 is “Most Innovative Slipform Paver”
The concrete paver has a variety of new technological advancements yet still maintains the company’s trademark simplicity.
October 9, 2023
GOMACO's New GP460 Combines Ultra-Wide Concrete Paver and Placer/Spreader
The new GOMACO GP460 is an up to 50-foot wide placer/spreader and up to a 40-foot wide slipform paver.
October 2, 2023
Weiler Rolls Out 2 New Commercial Asphalt Pavers: P385C & P285
The pavers are designed for high production with new engines, heavier screeds and other new features.
August 16, 2023
LeeBoy Debuts 8608 Commercial Paver with Narrow Conveyor, Smooth Ride
Designed for heavy commercial paving and large volume jobs, it features oscillating bogie tracks and can pave on dirt, sand and aggregate.
August 14, 2023
Dynapac Launches Compact F1250CS Plus Paver with Remote Control
When paving in tight spaces, the paver offers not only a compact size but wireless remote control and widths of 20 inches to 11.5 feet.
August 3, 2023
LeeBoy Reveals its Largest Tracked Asphalt Paver, the 8680
It's an "in-between machine" for heavy commercial and state and county road paving.
August 2, 2023
LeeBoy Reveals Electric Commercial-Class Asphalt Paver
LeeBoy collaborated with GM for the prototype 8520C E-Paver's electric-drive engine.
April 26, 2023
Dynapac’s New D17C Paver Handles Parking Lots, County Roads
Paving widths range from 8 to 18 feet, and it comes standard with the heaviest screed in its class.
March 31, 2023
New Roadtec RP175, RP195 Pavers Undergo Complete Redesign
The highway-class machines undergo a top-to-bottom makeover, resulting in a sleeker look and quieter operation.
March 27, 2023
Caterpillar Buys Brothers’ Innovative Screed Inventions: Oxclaw and Bullox
These sibling paving contractors invented what some are calling the most significant screed innovation in nearly a century.
February 28, 2023
Vögele to Unveil Next-Generation Pavers at Bauma
The company says the new models will be easier for paving crews to operate and safer.
August 4, 2022
Cat Upgrades Large Pavers – New Screeds, Paving Settings Can Be Saved
With the press of a button, operators can recall paving settings on Cat's AP600, AP655, AP1000 and AP1055 asphalt pavers.
April 7, 2022
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
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
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JCB’s Pothole Pro Excavator Makes Pothole Repairs in 8 Minutes
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