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The customer is always right: Roadtec at World of Asphalt 2013

John Latta - Mar 19, 2013

The customer is always right: Roadtec at World of Asphalt 2013

Interesting to see the bite customer feedback is having on the OEMs. It has of course been a factor for some time, but it was interesting to hear Roadtec's press conference here in San Antonio at World of Asphalt. The Chattanooga ...

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SX-4e stabilizer, RX-100e milling machine headline Roadtec showing at World of Asphalt (VIDEO)

Amanda Bayhi - Mar 19, 2013

SX-4e stabilizer, RX-100e milling machine headline Roadtec showing at World of Asphalt (VIDEO)

“This is a meat and potatoes type of machine.” That’s Roadtec President Jeff Richmond’s take on the company’s new SX-4e relclaimer-stabilizer. That might be a bit of an understatement though, as stabilizer sales have been Roadtec’s lone type of equipment that ...

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World of Asphalt 2013 first impressions

John Latta - Mar 19, 2013

World of Asphalt 2013 first impressions

It's always hard to judge a trade show from its first day. But World of Asphalt has the hallmarks of a good one. It's not size. This show is one of the more tailored ones for construction equipment. AEM chief Dennis ...

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Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Kerry Clines - Jun 03, 2012

Terex TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck

Terex Corp. says its new TA400 Generation 9 articulated truck is designed to keep productivity levels high, fuel consumption low, and cycle times short. The machine boasts a 444-horsepower Tier 4 Interim-compliant Scania DC13 engine with a maximum torque of ...

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Commercial Pavers Get On Track

Better Roads Staff - Apr 06, 2012

Commercial Pavers Get On Track

Asphalt pavers under 125 horsepower increasingly taking on characteristics of their highway-class big brothers It’s a small group of mostly niche players that supplies commercial-class asphalt pavers to the North American construction market. But even with BOMAG’s recent decision to exit ...

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Applications and Innovations

Better Roads Staff - Dec 02, 2011

Applications and Innovations

Mill-And-Fill Math Making sure the numbers add up is the first step to a successful job That mill-and-fill job up for bid may seem the exact boost your company needs right now. It may very well be, says Terex Roadbuilding’s John West, but ...

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Roadtec Inc.: A broom that’s twice as strong

Tina Grady Barbaccia - May 22, 2011

Roadtec Inc.: A broom that’s twice as strong

Roadtec’s new 83-horsepower self-propelled FB-85 broom features 14,000 pounds of construction-grade axle capacity, which is twice the strength of competing models, according to the manufacturer. A telescoping broom head allows the operator to switch brooms quickly without the need to change ...

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Highway Contractor

Brooke Wisdom - Oct 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

The Wages of Smart Completing the early stages of road building is all about doing it right the first time with new technology, say equipment manufacturers. By Mike Anderson When an equipment owner sends his gear and his people out on a road-building ...

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Highway Contractor

Better Roads Staff - Aug 01, 2010

Highway Contractor

Machine Control for Pavers Smart system manufacturers offer paving crews some cool high-tech help By Mike Anderson If you’re in the asphalt paving game, regardless of what make or model of machines you’re running with, chances are your product search has extended beyond ...

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Construction started on new Roadtec training center

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Jun 17, 2010

Construction started on new Roadtec training center

Roadtec began construction this month on a new two-story 11,500-square-foot training center.  The new facility will have a large auditorium with state-of-the-art projection equipment, a dining facility that will be able to accommodate more the 100 people, and separate class rooms ...

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Roadtec’s Shuttle Buggy

Better Roads Staff - Sep 29, 2009

Roadtec’s Shuttle Buggy

Temperature and material segregation are major contributors to uneven density and end-of-load segregation and their associated flaws, such as potholes, but remixing in the Shuttle Buggy MTV from Roadtec is said to be an effective method of eliminating temperature and ...

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