Sep 25, 2018
Today, Green Asphalt’s 100 percent RAP asphalt mix is approved for use in New York DOT and New York City Department of Design and Construction projects, and Capasso has a new goal in mind.
Sep 25, 2018
PennDOT partners with contractors to recycle more asphalt.
Jan 25, 2018
The risk management committee of the Construction Demolition & Recycling Association (CDRA), Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has launched a new program to encourage companies that are building safety cultures within their organizations. During a webinar early November, John Schumacher of Assurance Agency shared that the Best Practices Safety Award Program from CDRA will reward companies that are […]
Nov 25, 2017
Let me begin this exposition on the asphalt industry’s use of asphalt cement (AC) and additives in environmentally positive configurations with a diversion. This diversion is toward the fantastic. Picture, if you will, a wasteland in which the missing windows of high rise buildings mimic broken teeth. Along litter-cluttered sidewalks, vines escape their cracked pots […]
Jun 26, 2017
Sometimes an owner/agency requires full depth reclamation of a pavement. Sometimes the pavement—and the budget—needs a repair of lesser depth. In all applications, however, the desired end result is to have consistent material gradation behind the machine. The team at BOMAG Americas, Ridgeway, South Carolina, has incorporated extra breaker bar assemblies and an additional variable-position […]
Jan 22, 2017
“This is an exciting time to be in asphalt recycling research,” Dr. Amy Epps Martin said. She is a professor and the A.P. & Florence Wiley Faculty Fellow in Texas A&M’s Zachry Department of Civil Engineering. “My dad began his research career in the field of asphalt recycling in the 1970s and 80s when oil […]
Oct 25, 2016
Researchers at the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University in Alabama study failed as well as successful experimental sections on their pavement test track. The latest three-year research cycle at the track includes a special focus group of pavement sections they hope will fail. The reason: they learn as much from evaluating […]