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Bergkamp’s Variable Width Spreader Box offers flexibility in micro surfacing applications

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 17, 2014

Bergkamp’s Variable Width Spreader Box offers flexibility in micro surfacing applications

Bergkamp has released its Variable Width Spreader Box (VSB), which is designed to offer flexibility in micro surfacing work. Avaialble in 8- to 13-foot, 9- to 14-foot and 10- to 15-foot models, the VSB eliminates construction joints with its ability to ...

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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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25 Days of RollOuts: Wirtgen’s AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 19, 2013

25 Days of RollOuts: Wirtgen’s AutoPilot Field Rover eliminates stringlines

Wirtgen’s AutoPilot Field Rover, which won an innovation award at Bauma 2013, eliminates stringlines by using a GPS to guide paving machines instead. The device uses a computer integrated into the machine, GPS receivers mounted on the paver and a control ...

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From Patching to Production

Contributed - Oct 11, 2013

From Patching to Production

How one firm successfully expanded its paving operations . Until a few years ago, TC Construction Company Inc. was primarily an underground utility contractor that mixed in a little bit of everything else. Its offerings included wet and dry utilities; water and ...

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Asphalt calculator apps help get the paving job done

Amanda Bayhi - Aug 05, 2013

Asphalt calculator apps help get the paving job done

With road building season still going strong, three apps could make paving jobs easier for highway crews and other paving professionals. These three asphalt calculator apps for smartphones simplify the paving process by calculating how much asphalt is needed to pave ...

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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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Paving a parking lot: The Rollers

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 02, 2013

Paving a parking lot: The Rollers

Our sister publication, Equipment World, is featuring a story about rollers used for paving parking lots. It’s the second of a two-part series entitled “What it takes to pave a parking lot.” The article uses the same hypothetical parking lot and ...

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Paving a parking lot: The Pavers

Amanda Bayhi - Apr 01, 2013

Paving a parking lot: The Pavers

Our sister publication, Equipment World, is featuring a story about pavers used for paving parking lots. It’s the first of a two-part series entitled “What it takes to pave a parking lot.” The article uses a hypothetical scenario in which the ...

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Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Brooke Wisdom - Mar 01, 2010

Commercial class pavers: Smaller and lighter but more sophisticated than ever

Commercial class pavers Smaller and lighter than their big brothers in the highway business, pavers less than 25,000 pounds are more sophisticated than ever. By Tom Jackson   Asphalt paving contractors who specialize in parking lots, paths and driveways don’t measure success by the ...

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Judge rules for North Dakota firm in Las Vegas road project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 20, 2010

A federal judge in Nevada has ruled that a disputed Las Vegas highway project should be awarded to a North Dakota company, despite a county commission vote to start the bidding process over again. U.S. District Court Judge Clive Jones issued ...

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Association of Modified Asphalt Producers annual conference planned for Feb. 1-3 in Savannah, Ga.

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 15, 2010

The Association of Modified Asphalt Producers (AMAP), a St. Louis-based international association dedicated to the development, production and use of modified asphalts has announced that it will host its 11th annual conference, Feb. 1-3, in Savannah, Ga., at the Hyatt ...

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Mississippi DOT awards Granite Construction $22.4 million bridge demolition project

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jan 13, 2010

WATSONVILLE, Calif.--Granite Construction Company has been awarded a $22.4 million contract by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) for the demolition of the U.S. 82 Greenville Bridge located approximately 100 miles northwest of Jackson, Mississippi. The scope of the project includes ...

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