Tag: asphalt

Asphalt is a sticky, black and highly viscous liquid or semi-solid form of petroleum. It may be found in natural deposits or may be a refined product; it is a substance classed as a pitch. Until the 20th century, the term asphaltum was also used. The word is derived from the Ancient Greek asphaltos, which in turn was borrowed from an Eastern word.

CASE Announces Tier 4 Final Large-Frame Combination Vibratory Rollers

CASE Announces Tier 4 Final Large-Frame Combination Vibratory Rollers

Racine, Wis., May 22, 2017 – CASE Construction Equipment introduces two new combination vibratory rollers—the DV209CD and DV210CD. The new vibratory rollers compact with the front drum and deliver a smooth finish with rear pneumatic tires. The DV209CD and DV210CD come standard with automatic vibration control, crab steering, an oscillating articulated

Mobile Recycle Trailer is Integral to CIR Production

Mobile Recycle Trailer is Integral to CIR Production

Chattanooga, Tenn. – (May 18, 2017) – The Roadtec RT-500 is a mobile recycle trailer that can either be pulled and fed by a Roadtec RX-900 milling machine for cold in-place recycle (CIR) or set up on a site as a central cold-mix plant. The RT-500 is designed to process

Rainwater Harvesting

Rainwater Harvesting

Although various forms of rainwater harvesting have been used for thousands of years, as an organized industry, it is still in its infancy. At present, no national standards are in place regulating its use, although various states and municipalities have begun promulgating laws concerning how rainwater may (or may not)

Turn Your Loader Into an Efficient Debris-Removal Machine

Turn Your Loader Into an Efficient Debris-Removal Machine

BEDFORD, PA – Rockland’s new clean-up grapple is designed to turn your loader into a more efficient debris-removal machine.  The clean-up grapple functions like a claw—allowing operators to scoop and load leaves, garden waste, manure, wood chips, and other debris with ease.  

Rockland’s clean-up grapple features two independent hydraulic clamps

Wear and Tear

Wear and Tear

Given the rough conditions inherent on landfill landscapes, “anywhere the machine comes in contact with the waste can be a point of origination for wear and tear,” points out Tom Griffith, senior system and waste application specialist for Caterpillar.

AEM’s Megan Tanel receives Woman of Achievement Award

AEM’s Megan Tanel receives Woman of Achievement Award

MILWAUKEE (May 3, 2017) – The International Association of Exhibitions and Events (IAEE) has honored Megan Tanel, senior vice president exhibitions and events of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), with its 2017 IAEE Woman of Achievement Award.

The IAEE news release on Tanel’s award notes that she is a role model

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