Paving

Astec Industries announced Alta Equipment is its newest distributor of Roadtec products. Roadtec's asphalt paving equipment will be available in Florida on Alta Equipment's integrated dealer network, one of the largest in the nation. Chris Colwell, VP of channel management of Astec, said, "We are excited about our partnership in Florida.

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a provider of shaped concrete roller screeds, makes concrete flatwork and shapework easier with the Hydra-Screed 3000. The hydraulically powered machine reduces back-breaking labor and accommodates varying lengths of pipe, custom V-flume, crowned roller screed and numerous other profiles, according to the manufacturer.

Kirby-Smith Machinery Inc. (KSM) has hired Robert Perkins as a paving and compaction specialist for its road construction and minerals division. Perkins brings nearly two decades of experience related to both the heavy highway construction and heavy equipment industries to the position.

Groff Tractor & Equipment, LLC has announced a new division dedicated toward serving its paving and material processing customers. Based out of the company's Mechanicsburg, Pa., location, the new division will work closely with Groff's six locations throughout central and western Pennsylvania, utilizing specially trained technicians and parts personnel dedicated to serving the paving and material processing industries.

Miller Formless was founded in 1970 by Charles P. Miller as a provider of concrete slip form paving machines and other products. Located in McHenry, Ill., the company operates out of a more than 95,000-sq.-ft. manufacturing facility and continues to provide the same quality product and service it pioneered in the 1960's.

Dynapac North America LLC has added Durante Equipment to its growing dealer network. Durante Equipment rents, sells and supports the complete Dynapac portfolio in southern Florida to include Broward, Collier, Hendry, Lee and Palm Beach counties. "I have had the privilege of representing Dynapac products most of my life.

Communication facilitates business. But even though people have been communicating for thousands of years, we are by no means perfect at the artform. That is especially true in the heavy construction industry where there are many moving pieces, changes are fluid and costs can quickly add up.

Asphalt is all around. It paves the way for us to get to where we are going, whether it is for work or play. As president of Crown Paving in Greenbrier, Tenn., Jessica Blackburn understands the importance of efficiency and quality. It's why clients such as McDonalds, Holiday Inn and Nashville International Airport chose Crown Paving for asphalt paving, concrete and repair solutions.

An Interstate 65 expansion project that involves planning, overlay and re-striping from the Shelby County Route 52 overpass to the south end of the Cahaba River Bridge in Alabama began in early July, with a completion target set for the late fall of 2020.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has signed an agreement to divest the North American Blaw-Knox paver business and associated assets to asphalt equipment manufacturer Gencor Industries (Gencor). The Blaw-Knox business and associated assets will shift to Gencor, including the transfer of the manufacturing production line currently located in Shippensburg, Pa.

Curb Roller Manufacturing, a world leader in shaped concrete roller screeds, offers the Batt Screed 6000 battery-powered roller screed. The lightweight, versatile roller screed operates with no cords, hoses or fumes, offering enhanced mobility, precision and efficiency to contractors of all sizes, according to the manufacturer.