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Production Manager Richard Stott uses the as1 Control System at the Sheffield Aggregate Industries asphalt plant. All photos courtesy Ammann.

Aggregate Industries Uses Crucial International Control Systems

By Pete Kennedy As a production manager at Aggregate Industries, Sheffield, United Kingdom,...
Reliable Asphalt Products’ Tessera Software with eRoutes™

Reliable Asphalt Products’ Tessera Software with eRoutes™

To facilitate efficient haul truck loading and ticketing as well as accurate customer...
Given the enormous production rates expected from Milestone’s customers, the company chose the long-term, four-day storage silos in a 3-by-3 setup. The Milestone team even repositioned the entrance, loading and exit points, enhancing traffic flow for customers and driver safety.

Milestone Contractors Rebuilds Indiana Site with Higher RAP, Long-Term Service in Mind

From Astec Industries In the southern Indiana and Indianapolis area, the name Milestone...
Portable plants typically cost more than stationary plants but offer suppliers the ability to easily move from job to job, allowing them to make up the difference with the ROI that comes from having more work. Be sure to analyze the local market to determine how much capacity will be needed daily as well as factoring in potential growth from outside sales. The permitting process can take as long as two years, so it’s important to start applying as early as possible. The type of permit depends entirely on state and local requirements for the plant location. Keep in mind that portable plants are generally easier to get permits for than stationary because they are temporary.

How to Choose Your Asphalt Plant to Maximize Productivity

By Mike Devine As infrastructure needs grow across the United States, asphalt contractors...
Using a Cat AP1055F paver with an Integral dx spray paving system attachment requires also using a shutte buggy.

Austin Materials Sprays to Play in Texas

When Phil Foley moved from Maine to Buda, Texas, 1.5 years ago to...

LeeBoy’s 8520 Asphalt Paver

The 8520 asphalt paver from LeeBoy, Lincolnton, North Carolina, may look like the...

Asphalt Paving 101: Train Online, Anywhere, Anytime, Rain or Shine

Crews that train right get bonuses. It’s that simple. Employees that understand what...
The new Cobra 230 impact crusher from EvoQuip worked at the Blue Open Day in July.

New and Updated Production Equipment Focuses on Quality

While some producers in the north already gear up for season shut-down, many...

RCI Proves Itself on the Pavement for Aggregate Industries

We all know that when roadways age they tend to crack. What we...

Complex I-4 Success Uses RAP, Asphalt

From Schwartz Media Strategies SGL Constructors has opened the Grand National Drive segment...

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