Jun 22, 2019
An estimated 2 million construction workers in the United States have been exposed to respirable silica dust, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. That’s why OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica standard requires that employers limit workers’ exposure to silica and take other steps to protect workers. “Silica dust appears in asphalt, concrete and rocks,” […]
Jun 22, 2019
AsphaltPro shares some best practices that can prevent micro surfacing, or other sealing, problems your crew might experience.
May 23, 2019
Western Specialty Contractors created a comprehensive strategy for cost-effective preventive maintenance to share with property managers.
Oct 24, 2018
Sweeping is an essential part of road construction operations. Over the years, Broce has led the way in safety innovations by being the first to include a fully enclosed cab with air conditioning on their sweepers.
Jan 25, 2018
For the 10-Year Anniversary of AsphaltPro magazine, we will help asphalt companies teach new workers some back-to-basics techniques for best success in the field, at the plant and in the lab. Even veteran employees will be reminded of best practices with these refreshers throughout the year, but the goal is to help readers who are […]
Jan 22, 2017
Getting a clean asphalt mat behind the paver is more likely to happen when the screed is in good repair. Let’s take a look at this screed in particular for some good ideas to help your crew achieve a better mat. As you can see by the 5-gallon bucket of release agent on the deck, […]