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8 Hidden Things Every  Website Needs

8 Hidden Things Every Website Needs

By Monica Pitts Some sites are like mean girls. Some websites are quite lovely on the outside and a bit like mean girls on the inside. They’re shallow. They lack the things they need to be compliant and well-rounded. When I say compliant, I mean compliant with many...

Expand or not

Expand or not

Commercial sweeping is an option By Jeff Winke When he hears the phrase “leaving money on the table” a Midwest paving contractor sees his smooth oak kitchen table with several stacks of Benjamin Franklin hundred dollar bills on it. “I’ve got 25 Benjamins I’ve...

Thinking about Sports Surfaces & Sports Courts?

Thinking about Sports Surfaces & Sports Courts?

Considerations before expanding your services By Jeff Winke Imagine creating a multi-sport activity center in a home’s back yard or on the grounds of a community center or school? A sports place or sports court where kids (and adults) can enjoy hours of fun playing...

Tack Coats:

Tack Coats:

Yes, No or Maybe. By Brian Hall Since the main thrust of our articles have been heavily focused on “Best Practices” (Whatever that is), I thought we would spend some time discussing one of the items that gets more overlooked, but gets most of the blame for failure....

LeeBoy welcomes Brian Bieller as Chief Executive Officer

LeeBoy welcomes Brian Bieller as Chief Executive Officer

ST Engineering LeeBoy Inc., a leading commercial asphalt equipment manufacturer, announces Brian Bieller has been named Chief Executive Officer. Bieller has 20 plus years’ experience in the industry after most recently serving as President of Dynapac North America. He...

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...