Category Archives: Technology

Is SMA worth the investment over Superpave™?

Is SMA worth the investment over Superpave™?

by Jon M. Casey In recent years, highway asphalt paving projects have evolved to include the addition of innovative new mix designs including Superior Performing Asphalt Pavements (Superpave™) and most recently stone matrix asphalt (SMA). With each improvement, increased costs accompany the new products. New binder formulations as well as the need for mix additives have […]

Put WSM’s testing facility to work for you

At WSM’s size reduction and screening test facility in Salem, OR, customers and prospective customers can have feedstock tested. The testing and refining of processes (and sometimes equipment) often result in improving the Customers operations or help them to make informed, confident machine purchases. Whether your business involves green or dry wood fiber preparation, biomass […]

Brightmark Energy plastics-to-fuel plant groundbreaking

On Wed., May 22, Brightmark Energy and RES Polyflow will break ground on the construction of the nation’s first-ever commercial-scale plastics-to-fuel facility in Ashley, Indiana. Once complete, this state-of-the-art facility will convert 100,000 tons of plastic waste into 18 million gallons of ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel and naphtha blend stocks and five million gallons of […]

Fairbanks Scales to showcase weighing innovations at Waste Expo 2019

Kansas City, MO – Fairbanks Scales Inc., the oldest scale company in the U.S. and the world’s leader in weighing equipment, announces they will be showcasing a wealth of state-of-the-art industrial scales at Waste Expo 2019, May 7-9 2019. Visit booth #4464 in the Las Vegas Convention Center to view Fairbanks Scales’ latest groundbreaking innovations […]

Design updates to Thunder Creek’s multi-tank trailers automates manifold system

Design updates to Thunder Creek’s multi-tank trailers automates manifold system

PELLA, IA – Thunder Creek Equipment has made a series of detailed improvements to its multi-tank trailer (MTT) fuel and service platform that allows users to legally haul up to 920 gallons of diesel without a CDL or HAZMAT endorsement (Title 49 (CFR49). The MTT updates are highlighted by a new electric manifold that automatically […]