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In the Mix

Jul 01, 2013

In the Mix

Knowing what’s in a mix matters: It can save millions.   By Tina Grady Barbaccia, Contributing Editor.     When it comes to mix-design optimization, just a saving a few pennies per ton by being smart about your strategy can end up saving an operation ...

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Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Feb 24, 2013

Oldcastle talks with AggMan about how saving pennies can save millions

Pennies DO matter in an aggregates operation. In a recent conversation with Shane Buchanan, asphalt performance manager with Oldcastle Materials Group’s Asphalt Performance Team, about mix-design optimization, he told me how watching your pennies can save your operation millions. But it’s not ...

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NAPA online calculator IDs CO2 credits for asphalt operations

Apr 06, 2012

NAPA online calculator IDs CO2 credits for asphalt operations

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has expanded its online Greenhouse Gas Calculator to help quantify the decrease in greenhouse gas emissions that accompany the increased use of recycled materials and warm-mix asphalt technology. The Greenhouse Gas Calculator complements other environmental ...

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AGG1: Something Old, Something New

Mar 19, 2012

AGG1: Something Old, Something New

A hard-hit construction industry makes it tough to grow a show, but the 3-year-old AGG1 is creating a place for education and the latest innovations.   Now in its third year, the AGG1 trade show may be in a holding pattern in ...

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NAPA changing website, magazine names

Sep 14, 2011

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) will change the name of its website and magazine to more accurately reflect current industry practices. The website name www.hotmix.org will change to www.AsphaltPavement.org effective Oct. 1, when an entirely new look will debut on ...

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CORRECTED NUMBERS Auburn study: Smoother pavements could save 3.3 billion gallons of fuel per year for U.S.

Jul 20, 2011

In a previously reported version of this press release, it was stated that improvements to smoothness of pavements could save 5 billion gallons of fuel. However, the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) has corrected its previously released press release with ...

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Study: $2 trillion needed for U.S. infrastructure

Jun 15, 2011

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) reports that a new study by the Urban Land Institute says that the United States is falling dramatically behind much of the world in rebuilding and expanding an overloaded and deteriorating transportation network. A sound ...

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National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) Asphalt In Depth Conference

Mar 15, 2011

The National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA) will hold an Asphalt In Depth Conference June 1–2, 2011 in Nashville. The conference is being co-sponsored by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and supported by local state associations. The conference will center on educational ...

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New White Paper: Keys to Alternate Bidding

Feb 02, 2011

Alternate bidding is a complex subject, but a new white paper, Keys to a Successful Alternate Bidding Process, breaks it down for contractors and agencies. It outlines the procedures set up by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and covers the factors ...

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AggBeat

Feb 01, 2011

MSHA Ramps Up Exposure Monitoring The details of the added enforcement remain somewhat vague, but NSSGA is upgrading its efforts to help operations comply with the new standards.  By Tina Grady Barbaccia, News and Digital Editor The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) ...

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Asphalt Pavement Alliance releases ‘High-Performance Intersections’

Nov 15, 2010

A new technical publication from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance, High-Performance Intersections, provides useful guidelines to the pavement designers who deal with the challenges of intersections and other high-stress pavements. The publication is available as a free download from www.AsphaltRoads.org. “All engineers ...

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Transportation leaders laud 15-cent gas hike proposal

Nov 11, 2010

Leaders from a coalition of transportation interests are lauding a draft proposal released by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform. “We applaud the draft proposal released today by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform co-chairs to ...

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