Sunday | February 18, 2018

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The foreman will figure where the paver will begin the project and how it will pull each pass to complete the job most efficiently.

Give Your Foreman Time to Execute the Job Right

One of the best ways to ensure you make money on your next...
A list of “don’ts” isn’t meant to embarrass or punish anyone; it’s meant to remind us that we all have habits or methods we may have learned that need refining. Work together as a team to fine-tune and fix the elements of paving for a top quality job every day.

Top 10 Paving Don’ts

In 2017, AsphaltPro magazine launched an online course that I consulted on to...
This summer, Maryland Paving tested out a new SMA concept, utilizing warm mix technology to eliminate the need for cellulose fiber.

Maryland Paving Gets Started on a New SMA Concept

When Maryland first began pioneering the use of Stone Mastic Asphalt (SMA) in...
Wabash Valley has two asphalt plants--one in Terre Haute and one in Cloverdale.

Wabash Valley is All Asphalt, All the Time

Whether it’s a two-lane highway, work along I-70, a college track or a...
“Full depth blacktop included 8 inches of base course done in two lifts using 16,200 tons of P-401 HMA, and 4 compacted inches of surface course done in two lifts of 2 inches each,” according to Union Paving Foreman Jim Stayer.

Union Concrete and Construction Gives Buffalo Airport a Lift

By Gini McKain The Buffalo Niagara International Airport for the City of Buffalo,...
In this picture, Consepcion Palma-Loya (at left) and Alfredo Velazquez (at right) model their extra safety with the Halo lights on their hard hats. Photos courtesy John Ball, Top Quality Paving & Training, Manchester, New Hampshire.

ILLUMAGEAR’s Halo Light Improves Illumination on the Job Site

This could easily fit in the That’s a Good Idea column, but let’s...
In 2015, the SUNY Sullivan Athletic Department received a $1 million private donation, which they used to turn the outdated tennis courts into basketball courts.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...

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