All Road, Concrete, and Asphalt Equipment Articles

Feature: Mixing technology
When it comes to major projects, a steady supply of high-quality asphalt or concrete can be a key ingredient to success. The latest generation of mixing plants can help achieve this while improving environmental performance.
Feature: Road building technology
Technology is a key theme in the road building sector, as systems for measurement and documentation of work become more sophisticated and the features once only found on large equipment trickles down to smaller machines.
Interview: Jean-Claude Fayat
Fayat Group president Jean-Claude Fayat says the road building equipment maker is investing in its presence in new markets and is delegating design to local engineers.
Merlo telehandler series released
Company president says improved fuel consumption and upgraded safety systems are key equipment features
Chicago Pneumatic tampers face compaction challenge
Company says its ‘most compact and lightweight’ product yet will be at home in enclosed spaces and tough environments
Small milling machines key for Wirtgen
German company will exhibit 12 machines for road construction and rehabilitation, with cold milling machines, and recycler/soil stabiliser making debuts
Benninghoven new to Wirtgen stand
Having been incorporated into Wirtgen group, asphalt plant maker Benninghoven will be showing new BBM 1250 mobile batch plant
Hamm shows two new rollers
In tandem roller market segment, German company is bring two new machines to Intermat – the DV+ 70i and DV+ 90i with all-wheel steering
Vögele concentrates on SprayJet
Paver firm plans to focus on one product at Intermat – its Super 1800-3i SprayJet, which featured a large array of innovations
Compaction heavyweight
Ammann's Intermat 2015 launches will include rollers, new plants and its most powerful ever vibratory plate
Fayat group's new additions
Roadbuilding equipment specialist will show new mixing plants, compactors, milling machines and pavers at Intermat 2015
Cifa's to showcase innovative machines
New concrete pumps for use in confined spaces will be on show along with the company's hybrid and carbon fibre equipment
Good vibrations
The compaction market is changing, with new competition in Europe and an increasing focus on technology. IRN reports.
Topcon 3D control system venture
GPS manufacturer joins forces with GOMACO for guidance system control on paving construction machines
Chile’s roads director to give keynote speech at Latin American Road Building conference
Mario Fernández, National Director of Public Roads, will outline his vision for Chile’s road network at the conference in Santiago on 20 October this year. The event takes place the day before the Conexpo Latin America exhibition.
Wacker Neuson and Wirtgen form roller alliance
Wacker Neuson to source rollers from Hamm factory in Tirschenreuth, Germany, and distribute them via its own sales network
Roadbuilding: On the right road
As road projects around Europe appear to be growing in number, leading manufacturers are producing new generation machines to meet the need
World of Concrete 2015 preview
The annual World of Concrete exhibition takes place in February in Las Vegas, US. As well as seeing the launch of new equipment for the concrete construction sector, the show’s 1,100 exhibitors span also span into the general construction sector.
Latest technology in concrete construction
Concrete construction projects can benefit from the use of the latest technology in the sector and the early involvement of suppliers.
Paschal sees bright future in India for formwork
Rising labour costs and the need for shorter project timelines is moving the market away from traditional hand-made wooden forms to more sophisticated systems
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