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A Look Inside Your Local Equipment Dealership

A Look Inside Your Local Equipment Dealership

By Brian Hall As a general rule, manufactures typically sell their products through dealers. This insures the end user can get prompt, qualified service and support. But aside from the occasional sales call, not too many folks know what makes the typical dealership...

Decorative Pavement, Beauty and Function

Decorative Pavement, Beauty and Function

Transforming ordinary to extraordinary By Jeff Winke Beautiful, affordable, and functional are adjectives used by many when describing decorative asphalt pavement. It is a way of transforming the appearance of gray-black asphalt pavement through color, graphics,...

What Keeps KM International on Top? Diversification.

What Keeps KM International on Top? Diversification.

KM president explains how striving to improve has kept his company competitive As the asphalt maintenance industry continues its growth trend, it is now more important than ever for contractors to diversify the services they offer customers. As one of the industry’s...

Road Resurfacing Simplified

Road Resurfacing Simplified

Critical data collected at highway speed By Jeff Winke Traditionally, highway resurfacing projects have been a challenge, not only for the contractor, but the inconvenienced community through which the road passes. To collect the project data needed to perform the...

BOMAG Launches 10-FT Highway-Class Pavers

BOMAG Launches 10-FT Highway-Class Pavers

with new features and improved operator experience BOMAG 10-ft (3.0-m) pavers now include significant upgrades to the operator’s platform, which improve visibility and the operator experience. New dual swing-out operator stations feature BOMAG’s SIDEVIEW innovation in...

The Infrared Patching Solution:

The Infrared Patching Solution:

Creating joint-free, integral asphalt repairs By Jeff Winke Infrared. The word "infrared" conjures up science fiction, international espionage, or comic book tales. But in the context of asphalt paving, infrared is a practical, utilitarian tool used to repair...

Reduce Parking Lot Liability

Reduce Parking Lot Liability

Prepare your sealer for cooler weather. By Mark McLeod Now is the time when pavement maintenance contractors should be reaching out to property managers regarding getting their parking lot maintenance completed prior to winter! Approach them with your program/pricing...

Set Yourself Up For Success

Set Yourself Up For Success

By Brian Hall Perfection. It’s what we all strive for, whether it’s on the jobsite or in our personal lives. Sometimes we get close, many times we fall short, but the pursuit never should cease. When talking to contractors, I always tell them, “give yourself the best...