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Just the Facts: The Real Rundown on Infrared

Just the Facts: The Real Rundown on Infrared

KM International helps clear up the confusion around thais cutting-edge tech By now, most asphalt contractors are familiar with the infrared asphalt repair process -- or have at least heard it mentioned in various ads, articles, and trade shows. Although many...

World of Asphalt

World of Asphalt

AGG1 Gear Up for In-Person Return in Music City World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo are gearing up to return to the first in-person edition of the combined show since 2019 when opening day ribbon is cut on March 29 at the...

Buckle Up

Buckle Up

It’s Going to Be a Wild Ride. By Brian Hall As we (seem) to be nearing the end of the pandemic and getting back to whatever normal is, the paving industry has had a different set of challenges. While work seems to be plentiful, other “opportunities” have reared their...

BOMAG 8500

BOMAG 8500

Multipurpose Compactor: ‘We Couldn’t Do Our Job Without It “We’ve used BOMAG products our whole time in business because we do a lot of compaction work. One of our specialties is boulder retaining walls, but we build a lot of water features, grading for roads,...

Best Skill Set for Compaction Machine  Operators

Best Skill Set for Compaction Machine Operators

Training keeps compactor crew sharp By Jeff Winke The most elemental meaning of the word “compaction,” is the exertion of force on something so that it becomes more dense. In the realm of road construction, compaction is considered one of the most important processes...

Infrared Asphalt Repair

Infrared Asphalt Repair

Selling the benefits to pavement owners By Jeff Winke Most encyclopedias and physics books credit Sir William Herschel, the British astronomer, with the discovery of infrared radiation in 1800. He found the first solid evidence that light and infrared are the same...

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...