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  • W_photo_SP15_02671_HI.jpg Efficient slipforming with WirtgenA Kentucky concrete slipforming contractor is benefiting from new technology in optimising kerb and gutter work. Fox Enterprises now constructs offset kerb, gutter and parking lot island placements...
  • DSCF1801.JPG G&Z is seeing healthy sales for paversGuntert & Zimmerman (G&Z) is experiencing healthy sales for its concrete pavers, with the factory also benefiting from upgrades. Improved manufacturing processes at the G&Z factory in Ripon,...
  • dreamstime_s_94953193.jpg Safer roads needed for the gig economyRoads everywhere are becoming high-pressure workplaces for millions of gig economy workers, meaning traffic police need a new way to regulate how highways are used. Geoff Hadwick reports from...
  • DSCF1835.JPG Power Curbers sees strong machine salesPower Curbers has seen strong sales of its machines during 2018, with demand expected to continue through 2019 Mike Woof writes Power Curbers has seen strong sales for its slipformers during 2018,...
  • Man of the Year.jpeg Kirk Steudle Named 2018 IRF Man of the YearKirk Steudle, longtime Director of the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) and a globally recognized authority on the development of connected and automated vehicles has been nominated to...
  • NCAT Track Aerials (3 of 5).jpg Seventh cycle for NCAT Test TrackThe National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) at Auburn University has started its seventh cycle of tests on its 2.7km (1.7mile) Test Track, where asphalt technology and mixes undergo accelerated...
  • Zhou,Fujie-Photo3343av.jpg Automated testing is safer, cheaper and more thoroughNew tests for cracking and rutting are easy to perform, use existing equipment and work well on mixes with different binders and recycled content - Kristina Smith writes Researchers at the Texas...
  • Chart 1.jpg Proper GPR Surveying TechniquesA sustainably good road surface often depends on how well understood is the ground underneath the road's route. Brian Jones* offers some best practice and advice for getting the most from...
  • RST - May 2019-Wirtgen-US-PIC 1.jpg No strings attached: a Wirtgen SP 15i in MobileA Wirtgen slipform paver SP 15i operated fully automatically to produce kerbs near Mobile, in the US state of Alabama, as the company explains. When a new residential area is developed, the...
  • ARX_91_Heavy_Tandem_Roller_3D-Rendering_0023.jpg New innovations in compaction machineryNew developments in compaction equipment are being introduced to the market - Mike Woof writes Ammann has broadened its asphalt compactor range with the addition of the ARX 91 model New...
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