Aug 26, 2018
Rieth-Riley Construction Co. Inc. uses iCone’s real-time message board on its a 73-mile-long reconstruction project on the Indiana Toll Road.
Jul 25, 2018
Have you heard the old fable about boiling a frog? It goes something like this: if you drop a frog into boiling water, it will immediately jump out. But, if you place it in tepid water and slowly bring it to a boil, the frog will not perceive the rising temperature. However morbid the metaphor […]
Jun 26, 2018
A new protocol has been put in place regarding asphalt storage tank inspections. Does your AC tank inspection program pass the test?
Apr 29, 2018
Among Midwest Construction Workers, Jill Manzo shines a light on a broad-ranging public health crisis that killed nearly 1,000 Midwest construction workers at a cost of more than $5 billion in 2015.
Feb 26, 2018
One of the clichés we use in language is to call something “the backbone” of an entity. If a person is dependable and integral to holding an organization together, we call her the backbone of the company. It’s a compliment. It’s based on a vital component within our bodies: the spine. Our care of this […]
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 […]
Jan 25, 2018
In the January 2018 issue, Courtney Jones and Mike Heitzman from the National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn, shared “Michigan Tests Friction Aggregates” from their contribution to the fall 2017 NCAT Newsletter. This excellent article can be reviewed on www.TheAsphaltPro.com. The authors shared results of evaluating 11 aggregates for high friction surface treatments […]