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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.

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.

2014 Wirtgen Road Technology Days: New Solutions for Road Construction

2014 Wirtgen Road Technology Days: New Solutions for Road Construction

The Technology Days organized by the Wirtgen Group are an international industry rendezvous at which the Group presents its extensive range of products and services, as well as application technologies meeting practical needs and gives an exclusive preview of the latest machine highlights. This year’s event from September 25 –

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