Thursday | November 23, 2017

paving 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In 2015, the SUNY Sullivan Athletic Department received a $1 million private donation, which they used to turn the outdated tennis courts into basketball courts.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...
This team has attached an 8-inch convex mirror to a heavy duty, flat magnet so they can position the mirror for the paver operator’s benefit and the screed operator’s benefit. All photos courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Where to Put Mirrors on Your Paver for Optimal Safety

One way to increase visibility on any piece of heavy equipment is with...
Using a Cat AP1055F paver with an Integral dx spray paving system attachment requires also using a shutte buggy.

Austin Materials Sprays to Play in Texas

When Phil Foley moved from Maine to Buda, Texas, 1.5 years ago to...

RCI Proves Itself on the Pavement for Aggregate Industries

We all know that when roadways age they tend to crack. What we...

Complex I-4 Success Uses RAP, Asphalt

From Schwartz Media Strategies SGL Constructors has opened the Grand National Drive segment...
The command center at Harrison Construction’s Rutledge Pike office gives dispatchers a live view of all operations. This center was updated in the summer of 2017 to include 12 work stations where employees monitor and direct the company’s 50 haul trucks and additional 50 to 100 trucks it hires daily. Photo courtesy Melody Cook of Harrison Construction.

Harrison Construction Tracks Trucks Reliably

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

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...
Steve Murray of Steve Murray Trucking, Hooksett, New Hampshire, uses a Slide-n-Go cover system from Cramaro out of Stuart, Florida. All photos courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

Put the Haul Truck’s Canopy on Rails

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...

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