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LED light balloons are a durable, cost-effective way to illuminate a jobsite

Amy Materson - Oct 06, 2014

LED light balloons are a durable, cost-effective way to illuminate a jobsite

Illuminate the jobsite in any environment with 8:12 Illumination’s energy efficient LED light balloon, which handles all types of weather year-round. Designed for construction, road work, landscaping applications and more, the balloon is available in 200- and 400-watt models that can ...

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Fighting Thermal Segregation

Better Roads Staff - Jun 05, 2014

Fighting Thermal  Segregation

A temperature bar can provide a thermal profile in real time. A system that allows detection of thermal segregation in the asphalt mat – in real time – and records a thermal profile is being used now by some state Departments ...

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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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Bomag to display Cedarapids CR552 paver at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Amanda Bayhi - Dec 16, 2013

Bomag to display Cedarapids CR552 paver at ConExpo-Con/Agg

Bomag will display its Cedarapids CR552 mainline paver at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 in March. The company says the machine has the largest rubber tire in its class, allowing the CR552 to perform full-width paving applications such as airports, interstates and state highways, ...

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Quality Management

Better Roads Staff - Sep 09, 2013

Quality Management

How to handle materials, from the source to the site   by Tom Kuennen, Contributing Editor   You’ve designed and are building a pavement to resist fatigue and thermal cracking, stripping and raveling in ways that are suggested in Better Roads’ five-part series. But ...

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Wirtgen AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 25, 2013

Wirtgen AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Wirtgen’s AutoPilot Field Rover, which won an innovation award at Bauma 2013, eliminates stringlines, using a GPS to guide paving machines instead, our sister site, Equipment World, reported. The device uses a computer integrated into the machine, GPS receivers mounted on ...

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Volvo unveils P7110 paver at World of Asphalt

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 20, 2013

Volvo unveils P7110 paver at World of Asphalt

Volvo unveiled its P7110 paver at World of Asphalt today, though the machine is still in its pre-production stage. Volvo will begin production of this paver April 1. The P7110 belongs to the P7000 series of pavers, which replaces the PF6000 ...

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New Road Products

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

New Road Products

Top New Products from the Big Trade Shows   When asphalt paving industry players, including 6,000-plus registered attendees, gathered Feb. 15-18 in Cincinnati for the record-setting World of Asphalt 2010 Show & Conference, they were met by equipment manufacturers ready to show ...

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BidList Preserving Pavement

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2009

BidList  Preserving Pavement

  Infrared heaters from Ray-Tech Corp. can be used to repair potholes, create decorative asphalt imprinting, repair utility cuts in roads, fix birdbath depressions, repair trenches, keyholes, runways, bridge decks, road drainage and many other types of work. Infrared rays have ...

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Applications and Innovations: A Road from the Past; A Road for the Future

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2009

Applications and Innovations: A Road from the Past; A Road for the Future

This Central Avenue has a prominent past. Granite blocks made up the original roadway built in the 1600s. It came from from small cut blocks used as ballasts in ships sailing up the Hudson River from the Netherlands and other ...

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Bergkamp’s M2 series

Better Roads Staff - Sep 29, 2009

Bergkamp’s M2 series

Bergkamp Inc. offers the M2 series of slurry seal and micro surfacing pavers. The truck-mounted M2 series consists of the M206 – which can carry 6 cubic yards of aggregate and 300 gallons of asphalt emulsion and water; and the ...

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Caterpillar’s AP600D Asphalt Paver is EPA Tier 3 Compliant

Better Roads Staff - Sep 29, 2009

Caterpillar’s AP600D Asphalt Paver is EPA Tier 3 Compliant

The AP600D Asphalt Paver from Caterpillar has an 8-foot standard paving width and features an EPA Tier 3 compliant, high-powered engine with a heavy duty, front mounted cooling system, dual operation stations with the Advisor Monitoring System (AMS) and a ...

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