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Pitch Black®

Pitch Black®

Why an Asphalt Emulsion Sealcoat Plant is the Next Gold Mine By Nicole Larsen Have you ever toured a mine? We have them in our backyard in Virginia City, NV – home of the famous Comstock Lode silver ore discovery and gold mines. Virginia City became famous during the...

Crack Sealing Customer  Expectations

Crack Sealing Customer Expectations

Gain confidence when outlining the project By Jeff Winke Scan the titles at any comic book store and there are plenty of superheroes -- Superman, Spiderman, Captain America, Wolverine, but none named “Crack Mender” -- the asphalt construction contractor called in to...

HOG TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES ALTA

HOG TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES ALTA

The ALTA 400 Mini Striper Has Become the Mini HOG After HOG Technologies Purchases Company Hog Technologies, the global leader in pavement maintenance solutions, announces that they have acquired ALTA, a manufacturer of portable striping machines and solutions. HOG...

Another  wake up call for all!

Another wake up call for all!

Surviving the supply chain crunch By Mark McLeod Boy oh boy! Once again in our industry we are seeing and feeling the crunch in supply chains all across our country, but all is not lost folks! Let’s take a history lesson from this current situation. As a 50 year...

Long Summer Paving Days Are Here

Long Summer Paving Days Are Here

By Bryce Davis We all love the smell of fresh asphalt or we wouldn’t be in this business. Often riding in a car with family or friends I’d often hear oh, what’s that smell? And I’d respond with what smell? ... it smells good to me. I think once you’re in the asphalt...

Milling Best Practice

Milling Best Practice

Defining good operational practices By Jeff Winke The asphalt milling machine—also known as a cold planer, pavement planer, pavement recycler, or roto-mill—is a construction machine used to remove bituminous pavement or asphalt concrete from roadways and other...