Wednesday | January 17, 2018

asphalt production Archive

CEI’s Containerized AR Blending System

CEI’s Containerized AR Blending System

The team at CEI Enterprises, Albuquerque, New Mexico, has developed a containerized asphalt-rubber...
Asphalt paving accounts for 60 to 70 percent of Gray & Son’s work.

Gray & Son Stays Safe While Innovating

You can’t succeed in this industry without a commitment to safety. Federal and...

Take Risk Out of Asphalt Recycling

By Amy Chiconas “This is an exciting time to be in asphalt recycling...
The dryer installed at N.B. West includes a knock-out box to allow fines to enter the RAP collar via gravity chute. Photo courtesy Tarmac International.

Here’s Your Next Best Asphalt Plant Investment

  Producers need to take advantage of winter downtime to get asphalt plants...
Rick Eddington welds the cold feed bins.

E.T. Simonds Materials Uses Winter Downtime to Update Campbell Hill Location

At E.T. Simonds Materials’ Campbell Hill, Illinois, location, the company had been operating...
Some sections of major highways and some sections of farm-to-market highways are considered part of the freight network. Depending on the State Freight Plan each State Freight Advisory Committee puts together, roadways will require as much attention as ports and rails. You can be involved in the planning process that helps designate what sections of your state’s roadways need updating or upgrading; you can be involved in the materials suggestions. Photo courtesy Roadtec Inc., Chattanooga.

How to Get Asphalt on Intrastate Freight Sections

When considering how highway projects are let, you may leave it to the...
A C.R. Jackson paving crew uses the Shuttle Buggy with hardened wear parts in the field. Photo courtesy C.R. Jackson Inc.

C.R. Jackson Continues South Carolina Growth with Award-Winning Longevity

C.R. Jackson Inc. began in 1972 as a small landscaping company working primarily...
This Warrior punch plate is in service making money for the producer, and not ready for inspection. The first step after proper lockout/tagout is to clean the equipment to get a good look at all the components. Photo courtesy Powerscreen.

Routine Screen Repair for Recycling

It’s that time of year to check out everything around the asphalt plant....
Trucks pull under the batch tower for loadout at the Highway Materials Inc. (HMI) Plymouth Meeting asphalt plant. HMI reached out to Libra Systems Co. Inc. about four years ago to have the Generation3 loadout control installed for the batch tower. Photo courtesy Jeff Meeker of Meeker Equipment.

Highway Materials Inc. Shares Total Control Shift

When its plant at Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania, had reached the ripe old age...
Here we see the crew installing the experimental asphalt pavement for section N7 on the NCAT test track in the summer of 2015. The 1.5-inch surface course included the Delta S rejuvenator.

NCAT Forensics: Section N7 Contributes to Silo Storage Recs, RAP Content Suggestions

  By Paul Fournier Researchers at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT)...

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