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Equipment roundup: Latest motor grader models from 5 top brands
We’re spotlighting the features and trends of graders, machines that do a lot for roadbuilding construction
BOMAG’s new BM 2200/65 large planer built for easy maneuverability
The lighter, more compact design aims to achieve optimal performance and ease of operation in asphalt and concrete milling applications
New spray bar system improves Road Widener’s roller attachment
Unique new accessory makes asphalt compaction easier when using Road Widener’s patented Offset Vibratory Roller
Cat’s new pavers feature ‘pave start assistant’ for simpler setup
Optional extension packages as well as berm attachments enable new screeds to perform in a variety of applications in both urban and rural settings
VIDEO: How an asphalt plant works
It’s not your ‘falt’ if you’re unsure exactly how this road building material is made, just watch this explanation so you can sincerely say, ‘nice asphalt’ next time you see it
Ammann’s new asphalt plants allow operators to modify recipes with no stopping and starting
ABA UniBatch and ACP ContiHRT plants demonstrate the latest advancements in asphalt mixing, while the company’s light compaction line is designed for ease of operation
5 ‘oddly satisfying’ asphalt paving videos
For your viewing pleasure ahead of World of Asphalt 2022, we give you a selection of videos from Reddit showing road building equipment doing what it does best
VIDEO: How to execute a successful paving project
Watch and compare your own methods and best practices for fast, efficient and high-quality asphalt paving
Wirtgen’s new intelligent compact cold milling machine to debut at World of Asphalt
The W 100XFi is the first in a series of three new models now part of Wirtgen’s intelligent cold milling F series
Even asphalt pavers are going all in on electric power
Wirtgen and New Electric to work together in developing the world’s first asphalt spreading paver
Wirtgen unveils complete concrete paving train
Also new is an innovative system reported to make construction sites more efficient through the ability to flexibly and rapidly change working widths when paving with the TeleMold
It’s a good time to hit the road
Strong demand for new projects, coupled with increasingly advanced equipment and technology, spells growth for the roadbuilding sector
VIDEO: Komatsu GD655-7 motor grader improves operator control
This model’s unique dual transmission and upgraded controls mean higher efficiency and more operator comfort
3 attachments that turn your compact equipment into a motor grader
These solutions give grading capabilities to machines you already have without the need for a motor grader
GOMACO’s battery-powered slipform concrete curber works full day per charge
Said to be the ‘world’s first,’ the electric CC-1200e creates zero exhaust emissions with reduced noise and vibrations
Road Widener’s new attachment reduces maintenance ‘by 90%’
Contractors can use the FH-R with skid steers, compact track loaders, road graders and wheel loaders
Curb Roller introduces modular Lynx Screed with adaptable, linkable pipes
This alternative to completing flatwork provides a series of linkable screed pipes to accommodate concrete pours in varying widths from 3 to 22 feet
Wacker Neuson to share its rechargable battery with Bomag
Both companies see the move as a means to further accelerate the adoption of emissions-free construction equipment
Road Widener launches offset roller attachment
Manufacturer’s Offset Vibratory Roller is said to reduce maintenance by 90%
Dynapac updates CS1400 roller
Suitable for use on asphalt courses up to 50mm thick, the machine can be used for medium-size and large-size applications
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