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Stephenson Equipment and LeeBoy Raise 25K

Stephenson Equipment and LeeBoy Raise 25K

Benefitting the Gary Sinise Foundation with Stars & Stripes 8520B Paver July 16, 2020, Harrisburg, PA: A LeeBoy 8520B “Stars & Stripes” Commercial Asphalt Paver was delivered to end user, Hoffer Paving at a small yet impactful event. During the presentation, a...

Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Color Sealcoating Best Uses

Aesthetic appearance improves with color By Jeff Winke A pavement’s condition and functionality speaks volumes about the establishment that it serves. A well-groomed and maintained asphalt-paved parking lot, for instance, will reveal the owner’s value for safety and...

Paving Website Dont’s

Paving Website Dont’s

By Monica Pitts It feels a little strange to tell you what not to do with your website. It seems kind of counterintuitive, actually. Like when your kid’s riding a bike down the street and you say, “don't run into that car!” Which ultimately leads to them running into...

Why the Asphalt Paving Business?

Why the Asphalt Paving Business?

By Bryce Davis In today’s world, why would anyone want to start a paving business? For one it’s extremely messy, hot, dirty, and very hard work. And that’s just the paving side of the business. Then on top of that you have the stress of sales, accounting bookkeeping,...

Heat or No Heat Asphalt Repair

Heat or No Heat Asphalt Repair

How best to proceed in pavement repair and patching By Jeff Winke When facing the need for an asphalt pavement repair or patching project, contractors can choose between reheat technology or no heat methods. The heat / no-heat decision is dependent upon the condition...

It’s Dangerous  Out There

It’s Dangerous Out There

Safety Should Be Priority One! By Jeff Winke One issue that surfaces frequently in paving and construction industry websites, magazines, blogs, and books is the issue of safety. It makes total sense when you consider the volatile mix of people, technologically complex...

The Unsung Hero of the Paving Job

The Unsung Hero of the Paving Job

By Tony Wight Tack tanks are typically the most overlooked machine on the paving fleet. While not every paving job requires using tack, best practices demand that tack be used when appropriate. For many commercial applications, a large distributor truck is not...