Apr 25, 2019
Paving contractors can’t afford to assume everything will go right on every job. Here are a few common tasks that slip through the cracks.
Apr 22, 2019
Washington State DOT (WSDOT) and Washington Asphalt Pavement Association (WAPA) partner to properly compact HMA bridge decks with oscillatory rollers.
Jan 25, 2019
It isn’t much of a stretch to say that Schellinger Construction, Columbia Falls, Montana, never uses the same mix twice. Of course they do, but the general contractor’s paving crews are almost always on the move, transporting the company’s Astec 400 ton-per-hour double barrel and CMI E3 400 asphalt plant to jobs all around central […]
Oct 24, 2018
You may already be aware of autonomous equipment use in mining operations. What you may not know is that this autonomous technology is also making its way into asphalt paving jobs.
Sep 25, 2018
Trouble-shooting tips for roller operators to minimize downtime at the job
May 25, 2018
The two mounds known as the Pirmin Hills situated in the Ortenau district in the heart of the town of Sasbach, Switzerland, needed to be levelled to create space for a new supermarket. Four multi-family dwellings and an underground garage will be constructed in parallel in the direct vicinity of the supermarket. All in all, […]
Jan 25, 2018
Is your roller running out of water too often during the paving shift? When a spray nozzle is plugged or when the scraper bar is not held against the drum properly, you will get poor water coverage on the drum. It costs time to refill water tanks again and again. Letting the roller run with […]