Thursday | November 23, 2017

how-to Archive

In 2015, the SUNY Sullivan Athletic Department received a $1 million private donation, which they used to turn the outdated tennis courts into basketball courts.

How to Pave a Sport Court: Practice Really Does Make Perfect

Efficiency. Dedication. Precision. These are traits every top-notch athlete must have. They’re also...

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

Crews that train right get bonuses. It’s that simple. Employees that understand what...

Asphalt Plant, Paving and QCQA Training in 2018

For this year’s training directory, we must address the elephant in the room....
Steve Murray of Steve Murray Trucking, Hooksett, New Hampshire, uses a twist screw lock on each side of the tailgate. Photo courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

How to Safeguard the Tailgate

For the 2017 paving season, we dive into an essential area of project...
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...
A Wirtgen 3800 CR recycled 3 inches of asphalt down to the underlying concrete slabs. Then the SprayJet paver placed the foam-recycled pavement on top of the bond-coated slabs.

Asphalt Pavement Systems Inc. Manages Multiple Paving Techniques in a Day

In-place recycled foamed asphalt—placed with a SprayJet paver in one pass and topped...

How to Get a Patent on your Asphalt Product Idea

Innovation in the Asphalt Industry Part 1—How to Take Your Idea to the...

Why You Need to Tack Before Paving

Asphalt emulsion bond coats glue layers of pavement together, give pavements durability by...
Tips for Universal Compaction

Top Tips for Universal Compaction

Getting your best compaction on a project only happens when the equipment is...
To keep equipment safe and out of the way, Brahney tries to park equipment close together on the lot. All photos courtesy of Steve Brahney.

How to Stage Paving Equipment for Multi-Day Commercial Projects

Here’s what you should have on hand and where it needs to be...

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