Thursday | November 23, 2017

Producer Profiles Archive

Blackstone Construction’s new plant includes the extended Double Barrel, pictured here in the foreground, to allow increased RAP percentages in mix production. All photos courtesy Astec Industries, Chattanooga, Tennessee. Caption for image saved as RAP RAS Feeds

Blackstone Construction Recycles School Assets

In 2016, the Russellville School District in Arkansas awarded a large contract to...
Sunrock’s Bryan Pfohl said the team works hard to exceed customer expectations.

Carolina Sunrock’s Excellence Shines with Latest Commendation

Since 2003, Carolina Sunrock LLC, a family-owned construction and materials supplier and highway...
To complete milling over 150,000 square yards of 4.25 inches to grade within a 96-hour window took careful planning and staging.

Turtle Southeast Inc. Preps for Air Force Base Resurface

When an Air Force Base has to close its only runway, it’s all...
After: Fred Iannotti of Halifax Paving shared that the company’s jobs before adding Evotherm® WMA additive to mixes had challenges. “The mixes were gooey, difficult to compact, and we were struggling with other mix issues as well. We needed reliability, mix consistency, workability, a compaction aid and a liquid anti-strip. Evotherm was it.”

Halifax Paving Fixes Hurricane Damage with AsphaltHalifax Fixes Hurricane Damage with Asphalt

Asphalt professionals in the southeast remain alert for more than just rain delays...
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...
IIPL USA used the Falcon hotbox’s 30-gallon heated and insulated tack tank with spray system to apply tack to potholes along the interstate. Before getting its Falcon machine, IIPL dealt with trying to keep their asphalt warm at night for late operations and applying tack cleanly.

IIPL USA Solves Problems on Highway Project

By Alexis Brumm Becoming responsible for the maintenance of a stretch of highway...
Diamond B Construction has five plants across the state of Louisiana, in Monroe, Alexandria, Leesville, New Iberia and Amite, all of which are Astec double barrel drum plants of various sizes.

Diamond B Construction Blends Efficiently and Bumps Grades with Ease

When Louisiana began to allow asphalt producers to blend polymers in-line, Diamond B...

Coastal Bridge Hits the Right Blend with Stansteel’s Accu-Shear Blending System

Ever since its formation in the 1950s, Coastal Bridge has focused on expansion...
Asphalt Plant Superintendent Robbie Freels for APAC Missouri Inc. participated in the approval of three Hercules Tress Arch Buildings that are 65 feet wide by 60 feet long to store asphalt recycle material.

Southwind RAS Shows Sustainable Building Options for Asphalt Business

By Amanda Williams The benefits of the asphalt industry to today’s world are...
Martin Marietta’s project on College Avenue in Fort Collins, Colo., won this year’s Urban Highway Resurfacing Award from the Colorado Asphalt Paving Association. You can see the finished project here at the Horsetooth Intersection.

Martin Marietta Coordinates for Success on College Avenue Project in Fort Collins

Most jobs require a certain level of coordination—among crewmembers, with the plant, with...

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