Category Archives: Road

Registration opens for ACI Concrete Convention in Dallas, Texas

Registration opens for ACI Concrete Convention in Dallas, Texas

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI— Registration is now open for the Fall ACI Concrete Convention in Dallas, Texas, USA. Engineers, contractors, researchers, manufacturers, and material representatives will convene on October 23-27, 2022, to collaborate on concrete codes, specifications, and practices. Technical and educational sessions will provide attendees with the latest research, case studies, best practices, and the opportunity […]

New Hampshire’s Buy America Law keeps taxpayer money, jobs in the U.S.

New Hampshire’s Buy America Law keeps taxpayer money, jobs in the U.S.

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu today signed Buy American legislation into law during a visit to AISC-member Capone Iron Corporation North Woods, Inc.’s fabrication facility in Berlin, NH. The new regulations require the use of American contractors and products on state-funded construction projects.

John Deere announces new global agreement with Wacker Neuson on 0-9-metric-ton excavators

John Deere announces new global agreement with Wacker Neuson on 0-9-metric-ton excavators

 John Deere and Wacker Neuson will collaborate on the development of John Deere excavators less than 5-metric-tons that will be designed and manufactured by Wacker Neuson.  John Deere will develop and manufacture 5-9-metric-ton excavators, incorporatingdesigns from Wacker Neuson. MOLINE, IL— John Deere announced an expanded relationship withWacker Neuson, a leading manufacturer of compact and construction machines, […]

“Or Equal” substitutions in geosynthetics: Evaluating the contractor’s proposed alternative amidst global supply chain disruptions & rising costs

“Or Equal” substitutions in geosynthetics: Evaluating the contractor’s proposed alternative amidst global supply chain disruptions & rising costs

by Michael J. Dickey, P.E., Director of Presto Geosystems As supply chain issues and project delays continue to wreak havoc in the global geosynthetics industry, Presto Geosystems has prepared this “reboot” of our tips for evaluating “or equal” substitutions to help you navigate the decision-making process when confronted with a proposed alternative geosynthetic product. According […]

GSSI announces 2022 Summer Tour featuring PaveScan RDM 2.0 technology

GSSI announces 2022 Summer Tour featuring PaveScan RDM 2.0 technology

GSSI will continue the success of last year’s ‘Hitting the Asphalt’ tour with its 2022 Summer Tour. In this tour, GSSI will travel across the US to spread the word of its PaveScan RDM 2.0 system. PaveScan RDM is the first non-nuclear rolling asphalt density tool on the market, and it uses dielectric measurements of […]

Registration open for ACI Foundation’s 2022 Technology Forum

Registration open for ACI Foundation’s 2022 Technology Forum

The ACI Foundation’s Concrete Innovation Council (CIC) will host its next Technology Forum on Aug. 30- Sept. 1, 2022, in St. Paul, MN. This is the first in-person forum in two years and will include four technology showcases, over ten different presentations, and a debate.

New BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer sets the standard for performance, ease of operation and operator comfort

New BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer sets the standard for performance, ease of operation and operator comfort

With its lighter, more compact and highly maneuverable design, the new BOMAG BM 2200/65 large planer raises the bar for performance and operating ease and comfort for mills in its class. A modest, 58-in (11473-mm) milling radius – up to 14% smaller than competitive models – improves machine productivity in the field, increasing efficiency in […]

Sensing-Saf-Start from Rockford Systems protects machine operators from accidental re-starts following power interruptions

Sensing-Saf-Start from Rockford Systems protects machine operators from accidental re-starts following power interruptions

ROCKFORD, IL— Drills, mills, lathes, grinders, saws and other dangerous machinery can abruptly shut down during operation due to an unscheduled power interruption. When an unintended shutdown takes place, it is critically important that the machine does not automatically restart, catching the operator by surprise and leading to a serious accident. 

VOLVO CE starts testing of the world’s first prototype articulated hauler

VOLVO CE starts testing of the world’s first prototype articulated hauler

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) continues acting on its commitment to drive change towards a net-zero future. Following the completion of a multi-stakeholder research project aimed at breaking new ground in hydrogen technology, the company has started testing of the world’s first fuel cell articulated hauler prototype, the Volvo HX04. The results of the project […]

Mobile hydraulics market reaches $18.7bn in 2021

Mobile hydraulics market reaches $18.7bn in 2021

Material handling sector accounts for 25% of mobile hydraulics market in 2020 APAC regional growth to stabilize in 2022 Supply chain issues rock the market  LONDON — Updated research from Interact Analysis shows that despite a slight contraction in 2020, the mobile hydraulics market did well in 2021, hitting $18.7bn in terms of revenues. In total, […]

Metso Outotec renews its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners for 250 thp range

Metso Outotec renews its NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners for 250 thp range

The NW Rapid concept provides the quarries with capacity, mobility and flexibility and enables short time between job assignment and delivery. The plant consist of primary, secondary and tertiary crushing stations that make the entire plant quick to set-up, as the process layout and flow sheets are pre-designed for different capacities and amount of end […]

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

Women of Asphalt appoints new leadership to Board of Directors

ORANGE PARK, Florida — Women of Asphalt (WofA) is excited to announce the appointment of Sheila Barkevich, Northeast Division Performance Manager at CRH Americas Materials, as its new President and  Ashley Batson, J.D., Manager of Government Relations, Road Construction, at Ingevity as Treasurer. Both Barkevich and Batson have been involved with the development of WofA […]

Doosan manufactures its first DD100 Dozer for the North American market

Doosan manufactures its first DD100 Dozer for the North American market

SUWANEE, GA – Hyundai Doosan Infracore (HDI) successfully shipped the first Doosan® dozer model DD100, a 9-metric-ton dozer targeted at the North American market. HDI also produced two additional pilot machines and shipped them to North America for various performance tests, sales, marketing and service training.

GSSI highlights the PaveScan family for Asphalt Density Assessment

GSSI highlights the PaveScan family for Asphalt Density Assessment

GSSI, the world’s leading manufacturer of ground penetrating radar (GPR) equipment, highlights the PaveScan® RDM 2.0 and PaveScan® Mix Design Module (MDM) for asphalt density assessment. Using PaveScan MDM and RDM gives paving contractors a comprehensive and accurate view into pavement quality without the expense, risk, and errors from spot coring. More importantly, reducing the […]

Philippi-Hagenbuch engineers new rear eject bodies for largest articulated haul truck on the market

Philippi-Hagenbuch engineers new rear eject bodies for largest articulated haul truck on the market

PEORIA, IL – Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc., a global leader in off-highway truck customization, has expanded its rear eject engineering capabilities to include the largest articulated haul truck on the market, the Volvo A60H. These trucks feature a body volume of 43.9 cubic yards with a 2:1 heap ratio, making these rear ejects 50 percent larger than the […]

The ride to success

The ride to success

Chicago Trucking Company Grows Business with Partnership From serving a few surrounding counties to spanning the entire Midwest, Catom Trucking has grown significantly over the years. But it isn’t catchy advertising or feet-on-the pavement sales efforts the construction and aggregates equipment hauling company credits for its success; they believe their customers led the way.

Thirty-two industry leaders participate in ARTBA Foundation Leadership Development Program

Thirty-two industry leaders participate in ARTBA Foundation Leadership Development Program

(WASHINGTON)— The American Road & Transportation Builders Association (ARTBA) Foundation’s Industry Leader Development Program (ILDP) hosted 32 emerging leaders in the transportation design and construction industry in an intensive May 16-17 introduction to federal legislative and regulatory advocacy issues.

ARTBA Foundation announces financial assistance to seven children of fallen highway workers

ARTBA Foundation announces financial assistance to seven children of fallen highway workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Seven children of highway workers who were killed or permanently disabled on the job will receive post-high school financial assistance for the 2022-23 school year from the American Road & Transportation Builders Association Foundation’s (ARTBA-TDF) “Lanford Family Highway Worker Memorial Scholarship” fund.

Yanmar launches website dedicated to compact equipment

Yanmar launches website dedicated to compact equipment

GRAND RAPIDS, MN  – Yanmar Compact Equipment North Americalaunches a state-of-the-art website dedicated to its lines of compact equipment. The site comes as one of many new investments Yanmar is making in the North American market and corresponds to the company’s initiative to adopt a customer-focused approach in every facet of its business.

Altorfer Cat kicks off Caterpillar’s 2022-2023 Global Operator Challenge dealer-level competition

Altorfer Cat kicks off Caterpillar’s 2022-2023 Global Operator Challenge dealer-level competition

Klocke Inc.’s Kent Richmond advances to regional semifinals in North Carolina On a cold, drizzly day in March, 25 equipment operators from Iowa, Illinois and Missouri converged on Edwards, Ill. to compete in the first Caterpillar Global Operator Challenge dealer event, organized by Altorfer Cat of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The day-long event challenged the skills […]

Volvo Construction Equipment expands load assist features for wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment expands load assist features for wheel loaders

Volvo Construction Equipment announces new functionality for Load Assist, a productivity program run on the Co-Pilot tablet in the cab of Volvo CE wheel loaders. Volvo Construction Equipment has launched new functions on its wheel loader productivity software, Load Assist. The updates include new modes within the On-Board Weighing app, the Operator Coaching Advanced app and […]

Mazio SKID Paver provides jobsite agility and versatility via skid steer loaders

Mazio SKID Paver provides jobsite agility and versatility via skid steer loaders

PORT ST. LUCIE, FL – The versatile Mazio skid-steer-mounted SKID Paver is ideal for asphalt patching and paving of roads, pathways, bicycle tracks, parking lots, driveways, and utility trenches. With a 1.5 yd3 (1.4 m3) hopper capacity, a paving width of up to 6.2 ft (1.9 m), and a paving speed of 82 ft (25 […]