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To Prevent Failure, Begin with Better Bases

Better Roads Staff - May 06, 2013

To Prevent Failure,  Begin with Better Bases

Fatigue cracking usually links to inadequate road foundations By Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor Fatigue cracking in bituminous pavements is experienced by the public so often that it is considered just part of driving. Motorists endure it and assume it’s just part of ...

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Petrocon launches national tire program for its members

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 11, 2011

Petrocon Corp. has launched a national tire program to its members. In the first month of introduction, nearly 200 members enrolled into the program, by a world’s top tire producer.  With the program, Petrocon members become part of a 24/7, emergency ...

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ACI presenting Florida Concrete & Products Association with Distinguished Achievement Award

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Mar 14, 2011

The American Concrete Institute (ACI) will present its Distinguished Achievement Award to the Florida Concrete & Products Association (FC&PA) at the ACI Spring 2011 Convention in Tampa, Fla. During the convention’s opening session on Sunday, April 3, at 5:15 p.m., the ...

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CalCIMA calls for conference papers

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 28, 2010

Paper proposals related to the aggregate, industrial materials, ready mixed concrete, cement and asphalt industries for the California Construction and Industrial Materials Association (CalCIMA)2010 Education Conference are are being accepted. Proposals are being accepted in all segments of the industry; aggregate ...

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Crack Management

Better Roads Staff - Aug 01, 2009

A guide to understanding crack types, their causes and how to handle them. Cracking is the bane of pavements, whether of asphaltic concrete or portland cement concrete. Asphalt pavement can crack from the top down and from the bottom up. It ...

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