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Vögele offers new app for paver operators

Vogele has brought support for paving operators to mobile devices.

JOSEPH VÖGELE AG are further extending their range of service and training options for users: using a specially developed app and the associated web special, job-site professionals can now get to grips with the ErgoPlus 3 operating concept quickly and easily with the aid of numerous animations. 

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Topcon acquires ThunderBuild, expanding paving solutions portfolio

Topcon has acquired ThunderBuild, a software company specializing in logistics for the asphalt industry.

Topcon Positioning Group announces the complete acquisition of ThunderBuild BV Group, expanding the portfolio of Topcon paving solutions. Based in Eindhoven, the Netherlands, ThunderBuild develops software related to logistics management with a primary focus in the asphalt market, as well as additional applications that pertain to the transport of bulk materials.

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​A-1 Sandrock paves the way with recycled asphalt shingles and Terex equipment

A-1 Sandrock added two CBI 5800BT grinders in 2017 to help process asphalt shingles as well as wood waste.

With 12 million tons of tear-off roofing material being generated each year in the United States, and increased regulations, the industry demands efficient recyclers. Efficiency is second nature to A-1 Sandrock. The company has rose to the challenge over the last few years, growing their shingle disposal program into a massive operation that's convenient for roofers, communities, North Carolina, and the surrounding states.

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Cat pneumatic compactor in nine- and eleven-wheel models is ideal for all types of asphalt mix

Designed for use on granular materials and all types of asphalt-mix designs, the new Cat CW16 pneumatic (rubber-tire) roller is available as a standard nine-wheel model with a 69-inch (1,754-mm) compaction width or as an optional 11-wheel model with an 84-inch (2,132-mm) compaction width. The CW16 is designed for efficient performance on highways, city streets, county roads, lane additions, industrial sites, overlays, or other mid-size jobs.

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Asphalt road preservation package from Neal Manufacturing offers efficiency and quality results

The DA 350 from Neal Manufacturing makes up half of the manufacturer’s new Asphalt Road Preservation Package. The drivable machine makes quick work of curb-and-gutter streets, handling the cleaning prep, cutting in, squeegeeing and spraying.

Neal Manufacturing, a Division of Blastcrete Equipment LLC, and a leader in asphalt pavement preservation equipment, offers its Asphalt Road Preservation Package for optimal efficiency and high-quality results on both detail and high-volume sealcoating applications. The package includes Neal Manufacturing's drivable DA 350 dual applicator for quick prep work and sealcoating around curbs and gutters, and its High-Volume Road Maintenance Vehicle that delivers high material output for efficiency on large projects. 

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New lightweight Bomag single-direction plate compactor designed to avoid asphalt material pushing, shoving and scuffing

An indispensable tool for repair, maintenance and paving applications, the new Bomag BVP 12/50 A single-direction vibratory plate compactor is specifically designed and equipped for asphalt compaction, expanding the machine's use beyond traditional soil compaction. This asphalt specialist features a base plate specifically designed to avoid asphalt material pushing, shoving and scuffing to deliver a superior finish. The highly wear-resistant cast iron base plate delivers exceptional service life.

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Wirtgen Group technologies impress at Intermat

The Wirtgen Group showed of a number of its latest innovations at Intermat this year, all 5 brands were strongly represented: Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann and Benninghoven.  Visitors had the chance to talk with experienced applications experts from the Group and got up to speed on the latest technologies for the entire road construction cycle while learning more about the Wirtgen Group's extensive range of service offerings. Here is an overview of some of the highlights: 

W 150 CFi with 1800-mm milling drum assembly leads the Wirtgen line-up.

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Hamm broadens split-drum, drum-steer tandem line with 9.9-ton roller

The Hamm DV+ is available as a tandem roller with double vibration drums or with oscillation and vibration drums, and also as a combi roller.

The 9.9-ton (9-metric-tonne) DV+ 90i VV-S (vibration in both split drums), the DV+ 90i VO-S (vibration and oscillation in split drums), and DV+ 90i VT-S (vibration and pneumatic combi roller) are the latest tandem rollers in Hamm's DV+ series.

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Simplicity at the heart of Caterpillar's new utility compactors

Typical applications for Caterpillar's CB1.7 and CB1.8 utility compactors include: bike paths, courtyards, patchwork, parking lots, driveways, town centres, and shoulder work.

Customers expect Cat Paving products to offer machines and services to help them become more efficient and profitable. The company says that these new models do just that by making them easy to operate, simple to transport and quick to service.

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Rubble Master acquires compact screen and crusher manufacturer Maximus

The Rubble Master HS3500M compact tracked scalping screen.

Rubble Master (RM) has acquired Northern Ireland-based screen manufacturer Maximus. Founded in 2004 and employing 120 people, Maximus will complement Rubble Master's existing range of products, helping to satisfy customers and support future growth. According to Rubble Master, for customers and dealers, this acquisition means a full line of crushing, recycling and screening products are now available with the same reliable, lifetime support and complete parts and service support customers have come to expect from their company.

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Asphalt Drum Mixers portable and stationary recycle systems boost asphalt plants' cost efficiency

Asphalt Drum Mixers' recycle systems allow plants to use milled material in hot mix asphalt, reducing paving costs.

Asphalt Drum Mixers offers four models of portable and stationary recycle systems to enhance asphalt plants' cost efficiency. Recycle systems allow plants to use milled material in hot mix asphalt (HMA). Since recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) is much cheaper than virgin aggregate, the result is a less expensive finished product that maintains the high quality of a pure virgin aggregate mix.

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Volvo combination rollers ideal for driveways, small paths, patchwork and shoulders on roads

With the latest engine technology and features that help to provide a dense, high-quality mat, Volvo's CR30B and CR35B combination rollers are the ideal fit for small-scale compaction projects.

Volvo Construction Equipment launched the CR30B and CR35B combination rollers at World of Asphalt, adding to its small asphalt compaction line. These versatile machines are powered by a fuel-efficient, low-emission engine and packed with features that deliver a smooth and dense mat surface.

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Case combination vibratory roller offers precision compaction capabilities in tight spaces

Case's DV45CC combination vibratory roller features an offset drum with tapered edge and high curb clearance that offers precision compaction capabilities in tight spaces.

Case Construction Equipment's new DV45CC combination vibratory roller compacts with the front drum and delivers a smooth finish with the rear pneumatic tires. An offset drum with tapered edge and high curb clearance offers precision compaction capabilities in tight spaces; adjustable scrapers, an automatic vibration control system and a pressurized water system ensure a smooth, clean finish in a variety of asphalt applications.

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Dynapac North America's new material transfer vehicles boast capacity of up to 4,000 tph

Dynapac's new material transfer vehicle family features two models, the MF2500CS and the MF2500CS with SwingApp

At World of Asphalt, Dynapac North America introduced the new MF2500CS material transfer vehicle (MTV) product family featuring two new models, the MF2500CS and the MF2500CS with SwingApp. These innovative models offer unmatched production capabilities and lowest overall cost of ownership, boasting a capacity of up to 4,000 tons per hour. The units are also extremely versatile and able to handle a variety of material applications, including asphalt, concrete, sand and base material. 

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