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Takeuchi fleet management (TFM) system comes standard on the new TL6.

New and Updated Paving Equipment for 2018

World of Asphalt/AGG1 is right around the corner, so original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)...

Around The Globe—January

Africa Gear up for BAUMA CONEXPO Africa in Johannesburg this March 13 through...

Get Back to Basics with Tank Temperatures

Editor’s Note: Beginning in 2018, AsphaltPro magazine is offering readers a new column...
Mechanical solutions introduce recycle material away from the burner flame and/or capture stray emissions to be recycled. This is a RAP PAK tower with two 30,000-gallon AC tanks designed to allow production of mixes with up to 40 percent RAP at a batch plant. Photo courtesy Meeker Equipment.

Solve Blue Smoke from High RAP

Do you see a plume of blue smoke when introducing large percentages of...
Recent rain increases hazardous conditions atop the silos. Make sure you use fall protection in addition to good safety railings when going up to perform routine checks and maintenance. Photo courtesy Meeker Equipment.

Make Time for Fall Protection During Seasonal Plant Maintenance

As morbid as this will sound, it will be easy to remember: If...
Both layers of the Laurenco modified bitumen sheet waterproofing have been installed here. Western workers apply a third and final coat of adhesive before placing the 1/8-inch asphalt protection board on top of the adhesive.

Western Specialty Uses Asphalt for Waterproof Roof

From Jennifer Beidle Communications Historic Gateway Arch gets complete museum roof restoration, waterproofing...
In another strategic move for market growth, CCA moved a plant from Otay in San Diego to a new site in Elsinore, upgrading 65 percent of the plant’s components to meet today’s standards.

California Commercial Asphalt Strategizes Ahead of SB1

Since the California Legislature approved the Road and Repair Accountability Act in April...
The contractor is able to use less deicing material on the porous asphalt pavement, and expend less energy plowing the surface. Photo courtesy CASE Construction Equipment.

How to Perform Winter Maintenance on a Porous Pavement

Contractors performing winter pavement maintenance should be clamoring for the jobs that service...

ARTBA Estimates Slight Spending Boost in 2018

The New Year is a time of new resolutions, predictions of the year...

Use IoT for Asphalt Construction Success

By Jeff Winke Probably the best definition of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

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