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Schlouch Paving Team Earns Diamond Paving Commendation

Schlouch Incorporated announced that its Paving Division has earned the National Asphalt Pavement Association's (NAPA) Diamond Paving Commendation for Excellence in Paving Operations. The Diamond Paving Commendation is a nationally recognized and respected program that focuses on training practices that result in excellence in paving operations....


Closner Equipment Bullish On Texas

Closner Equipment has served the needs of Texas paving and concrete contractors for 75 years and is showing no signs of slowing down. "We are very fortunate to be in Texas," said J.B. Closner, vice president of the company's newest branch in Rhome....


FoutsCo, Others Rely on Closner Equipment

Starting a construction company is a daunting task that comes with a host of challenges. "Emerging contractors," as the new enterprises have come to be called, need to concern themselves with market conditions, competition, labor, profitability, deadlines and countless other components that affect future success....


Asphalt 365 Purchases 'Raised On Blacktop' Paver

Dobbs Equipment and LeeBoy representatives, as well as Raised On Blacktop's Matt Stanley (C), join some of the staff and crew of Asphalt 365 for a fun-filled day in Kissimmee, Fla. Representatives of Dobbs Equipment and LeeBoy joined Asphalt 365 in Kissimmee, Fla., on June 29 for the unveiling of a new Raised On Blacktop special edition LeeBoy 8520B paver and for a big "Asphalt 365 Day" event....


Blythe Construction Reduces Its Carbon Footprint

Charlotte-based Blythe Construction Inc., one of the Southeast's leading heavy construction companies, recently unveiled a new piece of equipment designed to reduce the firm's carbon emissions from its paving operations in North and South Carolina....


Guy F. Atkinson Delivers $107M Concrete, Asphalt Upgrades On Pomona Freeway

Crews from Guy F. Atkinson are upgrading approximately 10 mi. of the  Pomona Freeway (SR 60) between the I-710 Long Beach (I-710) and San Gabriel River (I-605) freeways to extend the lifespan of the highway....


Curb Roller Manufacturing Debuts Lynx Modular Roller Screed at World of Concrete

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, introduced its first modular screed system, the Lynx Screed. This versatile alternative to completing flatwork provides a series of linkable screed pipes to accommodate concrete pours in varying widths from 3 to 22 ft....


Construction Begins On Washington's Revive I-5 Project

Washington's Revive I-5 project has hit full stride as major repaving and expansion joint replacement work began on southbound Interstate 5 between Interstate 90 and Spokane Street. This important preservation work will continue through fall 2022....


Goodmanson Beats Minneapolis Winter, Delivers Parking Area

The goal: to free up street parking in a nearby neighborhood. The challenge: build a 6,000 sq. ft. retaining wall; replace two acres of asphalt parking; create a new, more efficient concrete pedestrian entrance and a motorcycle pad in Minneapolis — before winter sets in....


MAPA Hosts Inaugural Paving, Compaction Training Event

The Minnesota Asphalt Pavement Association (MAPA) held its inaugural Paving and Compaction Training Event April 20 to 22 at the Medina Entertainment Center in Medina, Minn. More than 65 trainees attended, including companies who do MNDOT work, small-scale driveway pavers and county maintenance crews....








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