It’s 2022.  So Now What?

It’s 2022. So Now What?

By Brian Hall Welcome to 2022. We are almost 2 years separated from “Two weeks to flatten the curve.” While the past 20 months or so have been a challenge for most, one thing that has stood the test is the construction business. We are staring down the barrel of a...
The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

By Brian Hall Well, it happened again. We blinked and it’s December. In talking to contractors around the country, it seems to have been a good paving year. Supply chain issues and cost of materials has surely affected us all, but the work is there. With the new...
Is It Time For A New  Piece Of Equipment?

Is It Time For A New Piece Of Equipment?

The answer may surprise you. By Brian Hall 2021 has certainly been a roller coaster ride. What started out to be the end of a historic pandemic, has turned into the biggest supply chain challenge many of us have, or will ever, see. As a manufacturer, we have had to...
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....
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...
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...