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 has been a good paving year, in spite of some speed bumps. Different obstacles, specifically work force issues, hindered a lot of the production for...
The Daily  Challenge

The Daily Challenge

Mitigating asphalt paver ownership costs By Jeff Winke When it comes to asphalt pavers, every contractor faces O and O cost of their equipment. There is Owning costs which is the purchase price of the machine plus financing plus taxes minus the disposal price (what...
Winterizing: A Tip Guide for Paving Equipment

Winterizing: A Tip Guide for Paving Equipment

Some do’s and don’ts to prepare for old man winter By Jeff Winke An old-fashioned tradition – originally intended as a status symbol for new members of the upper and middle classes in the late 19th and early 20th century – was to never be caught wearing white after...
The Basics of Screed Management

The Basics of Screed Management

By Brian Hall Too many times I’ve gone to the job site to fix problems such as “I can’t get my screed to do what you told me it would do”. Many times this can be corrected by an easy screed setup or just a few twists and turns. Every screed, no matter who the...