Thursday | January 18, 2018

technology Archive

Use IoT for Asphalt Construction Success

By Jeff Winke Probably the best definition of the Internet of Things (IoT)...

Michigan DOT Tests Friction Aggregates

By Courtney Jones and Mike Heitzman Editor’s Note: Read the February issue for...
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...
Spot-r is a wearable sensor that alerts a safety supervisor in the event of a slip, trip or fall.

Wearable Technology Makes Construction Safer, More Efficient

Although our equipment gets smarter each and every innovation cycle, the PPE those...

Make Regs Physically Easier to Follow, Keep your Tablet in a RUNNER Belt

As more regulations, such as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours-of-service requirements,...
Production Manager Richard Stott uses the as1 Control System at the Sheffield Aggregate Industries asphalt plant. All photos courtesy Ammann.

Aggregate Industries Uses Crucial International Control Systems

By Pete Kennedy As a production manager at Aggregate Industries, Sheffield, United Kingdom,...
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...
The RS500 from BOMAG Americas has a forward operating speed of up to 164 feet per minute, and uses variable rotor speeds from 100 to 180 rpm to match rotor speed to the application.

New Asphalt Paving Equipment Gallery: September 2017

This month’s issue focuses on the beginning of quality control with good practices...

Innovation in the Asphalt Industry, Part 2—How to Get from Prototype to Production

By Brian Mack and Anna Quinn Editor’s Note: The information contained in this...

Smartphones Tough Enough to Use in the Field

By JB2Tech As the foreman or supervisor in the field, you can—and must—be...

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