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Fri May 21, 2010 - National Edition
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Andy Pujats (L) of Astec, Chattanooga, Tenn., has been discussing the attributes of “warm mix” asphalt with Jerry Lee of Zach Burkett Construction in Graham, Texas.
Andy Pujats (L) of Astec, Chattanooga, Tenn., has been discussing the attributes of “warm mix” asphalt with Jerry Lee of Zach Burkett Construction in Graham, Texas.
Andy Pujats (L) of Astec, Chattanooga, Tenn., has been discussing the attributes of “warm mix” asphalt with Jerry Lee of Zach Burkett Construction in Graham, Texas. Attending the Paving Smarter with Asphalt conference were 180 people on-site in Austin with 13 more taking part via the event’s webinar system. (L-R): Daniel Cunningham of Roadtec takes a photo op with Chuck and David Fuller of J.D. Ramming Paving Co. Ltd. in Austin, Texas. (L-R): Marty Winters of Carlson Paving Products in Tacoma, Wash.; Jim Holland of Wirtgen America; and George Cooper of Cooper Equipment Co., San Antonio, Texas, take a break at the Wirtgen display during the conference. (L-R): Gary Seepe of the Rogers Group Inc., Knoxville, Tenn., and Brian Hutson of B&W Y-12 in Oakridge, Tenn., have been learning about the Green Machine Ultrafoam GX System from Tom Calogeras of Gencor Industries Inc., Orlando, Fla. Harold Mullins (L) of the Texas Asphalt Paving Association in Buda, Texas, talks about the future of paving in Texas with Matt Nelson of Dynapac. Gene Bridges (L) of the Pelican Refining Company LLC in Houston, Texas,  talks about the benefits of the GSB 88 emulsified sealer/binder with Vance Brothers’s Marco Torres. Janie Smith (L) and Ernie Kaplan of KTP Enterprises Inc., Deerfield, Ill., are ready to explain the benefits of the new Fast Measure distance measuring devices as they apply to asphalt paving. Armando Sotelo (L) of the PQ Corporation in Valley Forge, Pa., talks with David Morton of APAC-Texas Inc., Dallas, Texas, about the economical advantages of Advera WMA warm mix asphalt. Barry McKeon (L) of Hubbard Construction Co., Orlando, Fla., has been learning about the PR benefits of the annual paving demonstration field day for kindergarten children in Paris, Texas, from Kenneth Millsap of JL Asphalt Paving in Paris.

The National Asphalt Pavement Association held a “Paving Smarter with Asphalt” conference May 4 and 5 in Austin, Texas. The two-day event featured a series of seminars covering the latest developments in paving, recycling and milling.

Representatives from NAPA, Hutchens Constructions Co., Roadtec Inc., R.K. Hall Construction, APAC, the Maden Contracting Company, Haskell Lemon Construction Co., Silver Star Construction Co., the Texas, Oklahoma and Louisiana Departments of Transportation, Lion Oil, the Texas Transportation Institute, the Maryland Asphalt Association, Gencor Industries Inc., and Caterpillar Inc., delivered presentations.