Tuesday | September 19, 2017

Features Archive

How to Use the Delta Tc Parameter

By Pamela Turner and Christine Hall You may have heard of a new...

R18 Certifies Higher Calibration Costs

Typically, standards voted on within the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) don’t impact...

Innovation in the Asphalt Industry, Part 3—How to Get Federal Protection

By Brian Mack and Anna Quinn Editor’s Note: The information contained in this...
In this staged photo, Steve Murray of Steve Murray Trucking, Hooksett, New Hampshire, demonstrates how some drivers may be required to spray their truck bodies with release agent by hand. The plant may have a station set up before the loadout area where the truck driver will exit the safety of the cab, ascend a platform, and use a wand to lubricate the truck bed. If this is the case, he will wear his safety vest and be aware of his surroundings when out of the truck. There’s no dilly dallying when out of the cab at an active plant. Photo courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Save on Costs with Your Professional Guide to Asphalt Mix Delivery, Part 3—An Independent Look at Best Haul Truck Practices

For the 2017 paving season, we dive into an essential area of project...

What Tier Do You Rent Right Now?

When the clock struck midnight, ushering in 2017 and the Tier 4 Final...
The four-phase project included removal and replacement of the entire eastern taxiway at Sacramento International Airport.

Granite Construction Models Success with Intelligent Compaction

Granite Construction prepares for the new norm, hitting 100 percent bonus along the...

EPA’s Tier 4 Mandates Impact Used Asphalt Equipment Market

By Kristen Williams Off-highway diesel engine emissions regulations were first introduced in 1994...

We Improve America’s Infrastructure with Advanced and Clean Diesel Equipment

From Diesel Technology Forum During the week of May 15 through 19, hundreds...

Paint it Black and Don’t Look Back

I type this headline with tongue in cheek because of course asphalt contractors...
To complete milling over 150,000 square yards of 4.25 inches to grade within a 96-hour window took careful planning and staging.

Turtle Southeast Inc. Preps for Air Force Base Resurface

When an Air Force Base has to close its only runway, it’s all...

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