Wednesday | September 20, 2017

International Asphalt News Archive

Around The Globe—September

China According to the July 18 Bitumart report from Petrosil Media, Beijing Zhongwu...

Paint it Black and Don’t Look Back

I type this headline with tongue in cheek because of course asphalt contractors...

Ten DOTs Garner Perpetual Pavement Awards with Asphalt

From NAPA The Asphalt Pavement Alliance, a partnership of the Asphalt Institute, National...

Around the Globe: August

Asphalt industry news from around the globe. Ireland ALLU Group of Finland announced...

Volvo EX2: World’s First Fully Electric Compact Excavator

On May 16, Volvo Construction Equipment showed off a prototype of the EX2,...
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Around the Globe: May & June

Asphalt industry news from around the globe Japan At the end of March,...
Thanks to sensible routine maintenance and scheduled servicing, Li Yu Shan Mining has prevailed, and is again growing its staff of 60 and its machine line-up.

Routine Maintenance, Scheduled Servicing helps Li Yu Shan Mining Succceed

From Volvo Resting on the coast of Eastern China is the ancient province...

Around the Globe: March/April

Belgium BTC Europe GmbH, which is BASF’s European sales organization, located in Brussels,...
In contrast to the paving crews of 70 years ago, the Lehman-Roberts team employs a Shuttle Buggy feeding a hopper insert to facilitate continuous paving. To help the Shuttle Buggy operator hit his mark, the team has green LEDs strategically mounted on the sides of the paver hopper and shining like a bullseye on the insert’s center. This kind of visual guidance system helps haul truck drivers backing for delivery and helps Shuttle Buggy operators charging hoppers as well.

Lehman-Roberts Company Paves our Future

How to prepare a new generation of leaders for success in the asphalt...
Northeast Asphalt crews had to pulverize and relay the base for STH 26 to DOT specs, then place a test section with high recycle content. A year later, the IRI numbers are good enough to garner a Sheldon G. Hayes award.

Northeast Asphalt Inc. Takes Big Win

  From NAPA The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) announced Feb. 1 that...

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