When it comes to the business and science behind asphalt paving, there may be no one in the Southeast with more knowledge about the subject than John Scott. He has worked around the industry for more than 50 years as both a South Carolina Department of Transportation inspector and engineer, before opening his own company in 1979.

Mauldin Paving Products has redesigned its M415XT maintainer. The M415XT, which now comes standard with a Cummins 3.8L Tier IV engine with 130 hp, is propelled using two hydraulically-powered solid axles, giving the machine better traction in all scenarios over its predecessor's planetary driven system.

Hills Machinery Company LLC announced Nov. 8 that it has partnered with Prophet Equity II LP to make an equity investment to acquire an interest in Hills Machinery. Headquartered in Columbia, S.C., with seven locations that serve North and South Carolina, Hills is one of the largest Case Construction dealerships in the United States, with a focus on heavy equipment offered by Case Construction, Terex Trucks, a full line of recycling products, and other leading construction equipment manufacturers.

Fifteen cyclists sponsored by Calder Brothers Corporation, manufacturer of Mauldin Paving Products, recently participated in "A Ride to Remember" cycling event raising $42,392 for the Alzheimer's Association. The Calder Brothers team cycled 252 miles across the state of South Carolina to help advance research and bring an end to Alzheimer's disease.

Southeastern Equipment Co. Inc. now offers Mauldin Paving Products at its Fort Wayne, Indianapolis and Evansville locations in Indiana. Mauldin's products cover the complete road building process — grading with motorgraders, tacking with asphalt distributors, paving with pavers, and compaction with rollers.

Mauldin unveiled three new commercial class pavers at the World of Asphalt show in Indianapolis this year. The three new models have undergone changes to help increase product performance while maintaining operator convenience, according to the manufacturer.

Mauldin Paving Products has introduced a new paver to its line of commercial pavers. The 1350-C has a standard working width of 4 to 8 ft. (1.2 to 2.4 m). Its small footprint and low clearance makes this machine perfect for a multitude of applications ranging from road shoulder, to utility trenches, to small paths, according to the manufacturer.

EquipmentWatch, the world's leader in data, software, and insights for the heavy equipment industry, announced the nominees for the first annual Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards. The Lowest Cost of Ownership Awards are the industry's only accolade of its kind, based on empirical data regarding the long-term cost of heavy equipment.

Hills Machinery Company recently sold Blalock Paving Inc. in Raleigh, N.C., a new 1750-C Mauldin super paver. The decision to upgrade from an older larger product was based on product quality, productivity and service from the local dealer. The company’s most current job involves about 150 tons (136 t) of resurfacing at St.

Mauldin Paving Products’ flagship 1750-C 8 to16 ft. (2.4 to 4.8 m) asphalt paver has been in continuous production for 15 years. The 2014 model 1750-C offers the heaviest screed weight in class, resulting in an impressive mat quality and less rolling time, and the ability to upgrade into electric screed heating, according to the manufacturer.

Yancey Bros. Co. has expanded its product offering to include the Mauldin and Weiler product lines. Yancey will be the exclusive dealer for sales, parts and service in the state of Georgia. The addition of these two lines, coupled with Caterpillar’s paving products, gives Yancey Bros.