Milling Best Practice

Milling Best Practice

Defining good operational practices By Jeff Winke The asphalt milling machine—also known as a cold planer, pavement planer, pavement recycler, or roto-mill—is a construction machine used to remove bituminous pavement or asphalt concrete from roadways and other...
A Small Investment in Crack Sealing Yields a Large Return

A Small Investment in Crack Sealing Yields a Large Return

Study shows Crack Sealing as Pretreatment Improves other Surface Treatments By Ade Craig Simply put, crack sealing works. Few resources impact society more than roads. Roads supply access to the world and are the arteries through which economies pulse. And like...
Prep for Line Striping

Prep for Line Striping

The best practices By Jeff Winke As far as old sayings go there’s the “a tiger cannot change its stripes,” meaning that people are incapable of changing their essential nature. The same saying has been used with zebras — a zebra cannot change its stripes. And...
Keeping Sealcoating Equipment Running Smooth

Keeping Sealcoating Equipment Running Smooth

The steps to take By Jeff Winke Equipment is the heart, life blood, and soul of every paving and construction business. They are critical to success. In some respects they become the extension of the business. And sealcoating machines can be the most important tool...
The Costs & Benefits of Going Green

The Costs & Benefits of Going Green

How to weigh the options By Jeff Winke Probably one of the toughest lessons to learn growing up is delayed gratification. Kids live in the now. The future spans from moments beyond now to eternity. Planning to get something or do something tomorrow is basically an...
ADDITIVES

ADDITIVES

The new norm in asphalt mix and sealcoating By Jeff Winke When people talk about living in the “new normal” it is often referred to as the reality of the aftermath period of a major crisis or the result of evolutionary change brought on by technology or different...