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Astec Announces Distribution Agreement With Modern Machinery

Astec Industries has announced that Modern Machinery will now offer Carlson, Peterson and Roadtec products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. Modern Machinery is currently a valued dealer of Astec's KPI-JCI and Astec mobile screens....


Roadtec Expands RMS Coverage to Nebraska

Roadtec, an Astec brand company, has increased the service area for Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) to include the state of Nebraska. RMS is now the Roadtec distributor of all of Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska, in addition to Rock Island, Mercer, Henry and Henderson counties in Illinois....


Wiregrass Uses Spray Paver to Expedite Freeway Work

Have you ever wondered where the water goes when you are driving in the rain on the freeway? When driving on a similar rainy day on city streets and county roads, drivers often experience considerable splash, spray and sometimes hydroplaning....


Astec Announces Expanded Distribution With Road Machinery & Supplies Co.

Astec Industries announced that Road Machinery & Supplies Co. (RMS) has expanded its distribution to include Astec brands Roadtec and Peterson in increased territories and regions. RMS is a dealer of Astec brands KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens....


Geneva Takes Delivery of New Roadtec Milling Machine

Geneva Construction Company, a heavy highway contractor in Aurora, Ill., specializes in asphalt paving and concrete. In business since 1926, many of its projects are for the Illinois Department of Transportation, the Illinois Tollway and a variety of municipal jobs....


Efficiency, Technology, Craftsmanship Mark Phase II of CalTran's I-5 Project

Interstate 5 in northern California's Siskiyou County busily hums, clanks, bangs and whirrs as work crews run big equipment and off-road vehicles in Phase II of a $57 million rehab project that runs from Mount Shasta to Dunsmuir....


Motorists Revel in Early Finish to Huntsville Highway

When they first heard the news in late 2015, motorists in Huntsville, Ala., dreaded what was ahead for them. One of the city's lifelines, U.S. Highway 231, known locally as the South Memorial Parkway, was on the verge of getting a $54 million upgrade....


Roadtec Guardian Telematics Uses Data to Lower Downtime

Roadtec's Guardian Telematics allows live two-way wireless communication between paving machines and remote devices. No matter where you are or where the job site is, you have real time access to machine data with your smart phone, tablet, or computer, according to the manufacturer....


Roadtec's RP-170 Paver is Designed for Success

Roadtec's RP-170 highway class paver is designed with the goal of quality product and simple operation. It has a 174-hp Cummins QSB 6.7 Tier IV engine, a minimum paving width of 8 ft. (2.4 m) and a maximum paving width of 15 ft....


Roadtec's Auto Cut Makes Easy Work of Obstacles

Roadtec debuted its auto cut technology at World of Asphalt. Auto cut comes standard on the company's RX-600 cold planer. Auto cut allows milling machine operators to easily raise the mill, walk over obstacles, walk back into the cut, and resume milling at same depth, without reprogramming or delay, according to the manufacturer....







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