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Maintaining proper aggregate stockpiles

By Mat Herron

Properly managing aggregate stockpiles means overcoming challenges both old and new, though drone technology is playing a greater role in solving those problems, experts say.

Among the current obstacles faced by aggregate managers, especially those who run smaller plants, is the growing number of mixes being developed and requested by clients, which means more piles on site. (more…)

The possibilities are endless with smarter pavements

By James Careless

Smart pavement is an exciting concept that could revolutionize the building, usage and funding of asphalt roads everywhere.

To be specific, smart pavement refers to roadways that have been specifically engineered and built to support a wide range of 21st century IT-enabled features; making them “smart” in the process. (more…)