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‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 27, 2014

‘Booth babes’ and the S.T.E.A.M. professions

I spent this past week (Jan. 20-24) covering World of Concrete 2014 in Las Vegas to learn about the latest technology, see new and updated equipment and talk with manufacturers, contractors and agency transportation professionals. My goal was to enhance my ...

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VIDEO: MMFX’s ChromX 4100 provides high-strength steel alternative when corrosion resistance isn’t needed

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 24, 2014

VIDEO: MMFX’s ChromX 4100 provides high-strength steel alternative when corrosion resistance isn’t needed

Irvine, Calif.-based MMFX Steel Corporation’s uncoated, high-strength steel and corrosion resistant product, MMFX2, has been used successfully throughout the transportation industry. However, not all projects need corrosion resistance so the company saw a need to develop a high-strength steel without corrosion ...

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Terex Bid-Well adds barrier brackets, swing leg and universal hydraulic crown to 4800 paver

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 24, 2014

Terex Bid-Well adds barrier brackets, swing leg and universal hydraulic crown to 4800 paver

Paving contractors can now get closer to a barrier to get the job done with Terex Bid-Well’s addition of barrier brackets to its 4800 paver. These brackets also pick the rail off of the deck and assist with finishing and ...

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Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 23, 2014

Caterpillar offers sneak peek at hydraulic coupler prototype during World of Concrete

Caterpillar spent some time with Better Roads at World of Concrete 2014 talking about the company’s new hydraulic tilting coupler, which is set for release this summer, according to Greg Worley, market development engineer for Cat. A prototype of the still-unnamed ...

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IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 22, 2014

IGGA: Agencies specifying diamond saw-cut textures to solve smoothness, noise and safety issues

As transportation authority specifiers place more emphasis on smoother, quieter and safer roadways and fewer construction delays, diamond saw cut textures are being used to reduce roughness, noise and friction of pavements, bridges and runways, John Roberts, executive director of ...

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Honda showcases GXR120 Rammer engine at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 22, 2014

Honda showcases GXR120 Rammer engine at World of Concrete

At its World of Concrete booth, Honda Power Equipment is showcasing its GXR120 Rammer engine, which is designed for heavy-duty rammer applications. The GXR120 has a displacement of 121 cc and can power 110- to 175-pound rammers at various altitudes. Designed for ...

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Mack Trucks unveils air disk brake option for vocational trucks at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 21, 2014

Mack Trucks unveils air disk brake option for vocational trucks at World of Concrete

Mack Trucks unveiled an air disc brake option for it’s vocational trucks Tuesday at World of Concrete, our sister site Equipment World reports. The new brake option is designed to offer better stopping power and resistance to fade, as well as ...

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See you at World of Concrete

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2014

See you at World of Concrete

I’m off to Las Vegas today not for the gaming and bright lights, but to cover the World of Concrete show (although I’m sure I’ll find some time to sneak an early morning run down Las Vegas Boulevard and a ...

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ITW Red Head to demo Epcon C6+ concrete adhesive at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 16, 2014

ITW Red Head to demo Epcon C6+ concrete adhesive at World of Concrete

ITW Red Head has improved its Epcon C6+ specialty concrete adhesive and will demonstrate it at World of Concrete in Las Vegas next week. Epcon C6+, the latest edition to the company’s Epcon Epoxy Anchoring Solutions line, offers a high and ...

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Follow us for World of Concrete news

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 16, 2014

Follow us for World of Concrete news

Will you be attending World of Concrete next week? Whether you are or aren’t there, be sure to follow us for daily updates from the show. You can catch show news from the official Better Roads twitter (@BetterRoads), and Editor-at-Large Tina Grady ...

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CSDA to honor contractors for innovative projects at World of Concrete

Amanda Bayhi - Jan 15, 2014

CSDA to honor contractors for innovative projects at World of Concrete

CSDA will honor four companies at World of Concrete for their innovative and successful projects. The association will recognize the companies at 10 a.m. on January 22 at the first Concrete Openings Awards Ceremony at booth #C4435. The Concrete Openings Awards Program ...

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VIDEO: Arizona DOT saves money, improves pavement life with cracksealing on I-10

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 15, 2014

VIDEO: Arizona DOT saves money, improves pavement life with cracksealing on I-10

An Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT) employee talks with Blair Barnhardt, APM, founder and executive director of the International Pavement Management Association (IPMA) and IPMA Academy, about the agency’s cracksealing work on Interstate 10. In this video, which is part of ...

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