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Wirtgen creates solutions for road construction and repair, for mining and processing pay minerals, as well as for recycling construction materials.

Project Profile: The Makeover of Runway 4L/22R

Project Profile: The Makeover of Runway 4L/22R

It was almost as though the $225-million runway that the Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) had added in 2001 was jinxed from the get-go. Expected to last 30 years, Runway 4L/22R had issues arise a mere three years later when cracks and flaws in the concrete required maintenance to

A Solid Foundation

A Solid Foundation

Compaction is an essential part of the grading and excavating process because it is the component of the process that provides stabilization for the rest of the project, points out Ed Brenton, brand marketing manager, CASE Construction Equipment. “Without proper compaction, a job will fail in the future,” adds Brenton.

Wirtgen SP 15i in Illinois:  Continual Construction of Bridge Parapets

Wirtgen SP 15i in Illinois: Continual Construction of Bridge Parapets

A kilometer and a half of bridge parapets need to be constructed, just before the end of the construction season? No problem for the Sangamo Construction Company. The stringline-free construction of monolithic profiles is a quick and economical process with the Wirtgen Slipform Paver SP 15i, equipped with the “AutoPilot”

Intelligent Compaction: Should Technology Replace Skill and Touch?

Intelligent Compaction: Should Technology Replace Skill and Touch?

Construction industry experts say many contractors are now utilizing available technology for compaction to augment the “old school” approach of “skill and touch.”

Tim Kowalski, Hamm application support manager for Wirtgen America, says he believes the use of “skill and touch” has gone by the wayside because the technology of rollers has advanced

Intelligent Compaction: Technology for Road Builders

Intelligent Compaction: Technology for Road Builders

Intelligent compaction is changing the way grading and excavator contractors do road compaction jobs. While industry experts agree there is no substitution for “old school” skill and touch, intelligent compaction is increasingly coming into play with many states writing the new technologies into their regulations.

According to information from Volvo Construction Equipment, intelligent compaction

Laying Out Compaction Technology

Laying Out Compaction Technology

Intelligent compaction is changing the way grading and excavator contractors do road compaction jobs. While industry experts agree there is no substitution for “old school” skill and touch, intelligent compaction is increasingly coming into play with many states writing the new technologies into their regulations.

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