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LeeBoy Reveals Electric Commercial-Class Asphalt Paver
LeeBoy collaborated with GM for the prototype 8520C E-Paver's electric-drive engine.
April 26, 2023
Dynapac’s New D17C Paver Handles Parking Lots, County Roads
Paving widths range from 8 to 18 feet, and it comes standard with the heaviest screed in its class.
March 31, 2023
New Roadtec RP175, RP195 Pavers Undergo Complete Redesign
The highway-class machines undergo a top-to-bottom makeover, resulting in a sleeker look and quieter operation.
March 27, 2023
Caterpillar Buys Brothers’ Innovative Screed Inventions: Oxclaw and Bullox
These sibling paving contractors invented what some are calling the most significant screed innovation in nearly a century.
February 28, 2023
Vögele to Unveil Next-Generation Pavers at Bauma
The company says the new models will be easier for paving crews to operate and safer.
August 4, 2022
Cat Upgrades Large Pavers – New Screeds, Paving Settings Can Be Saved
With the press of a button, operators can recall paving settings on Cat's AP600, AP655, AP1000 and AP1055 asphalt pavers.
April 7, 2022
New Dynapac F1250CS paver can be operated remotely by one operator
Dynapac is offering wireless remote control for its new F1250CS tracked paver, allowing the paver to be operated by just one person, from the ground. The paver can work in narrow and confined spaces, with basic paving widths of 3.9 to 7.3 feet. And when working in those tight spaces, such as deep trenches, operators […]
August 24, 2020
Cat’s New Thermal Imaging Camera Debuts on AP1055F paver
For contractors who want to monitor asphalt temperatures in real time, Caterpillar has a new thermal imaging system. The system, which includes an infrared camera and Global Navigation Satellite System, can be retrofitted to Cat’s pavers for achieving optimal paving quality. Cat is rolling out the new Thermal Mapping on its rubber-tracked AP1055F paver, designed […]
August 13, 2020
Volvo CE to sell Blaw-Knox paver business to Gencor
The Orland, Florida-based Gencor plans to manufacture the pavers in Letterkenny Township, Pa., and sell them through Volvo CE dealerships, Pennsylvania.
July 31, 2020
LeeBoy’s new 8530, 8616D pavers come standard with heavy screed for compaction
LeeBoy has equipped its new tracked asphalt pavers, the 8530 and 8616D, with the 4,150-pound Legend HD Pro Screed for greater compaction and strength for large jobs. The new pavers are designed for parking lots, driveways, municipal work, subdivisions, and state and county roads. They feature a wide, slow conveyor that moves material from the […]
July 16, 2020
Reimagining the Screed: Brothers invent new screed system that achieves denser asphalt mats
Contractors report seeing higher density readings behind the screed with wave-textured, instead of flat, screed plates.
July 15, 2020
Mauldin launches new 760 paver with electrically heated screed
Mauldin based the platform of its new 760 gravity-fed paver on its 690 model but with some differences. For one, the Freedom Screed that comes with the paver is electrically heated. A 12-kilowatt mounted generator delivers heat through six heating elements. The screed’s temperature can be controlled from a new 5-inch screen on the dash […]
July 13, 2020
New BOMAG CR 820 pavers offer sliding seats, consoles
BOMAG overhauled the operator platform on its new tracked CR 820 T paver. It features the company’s Sideview in which both seat and console can swivel out together at four different angles to view the paver side and screed end gates. Through the platform grate, operators can see the screed’s spreading augers. BOMAG upgraded the […]
July 9, 2020
Volvo gives new P5110B, P5170B pavers fuel-efficient engines
Volvo Construction Equipment designed its new P5110B tracked and P5170B wheeled pavers for heavy commercial and light highway work. The 20-ton pavers are powered by Volvo’s D6 173-horsepower Tier 4 Final engine, which is also used in the manufacturer’s L60H to L90H wheel loaders. Volvo says it designed the engine for fuel efficiency, with the […]
July 6, 2020
The 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors
Equipment World’s 2020 Buyer’s Guide for Asphalt Pavers and Compactors offers an in-depth look at the latest paving equipment to hit the market.
July 1, 2020
Dynapac combines SD2500CS paver with high-compaction screed to reduce need for rollers
At this year's ConExpo, Dynapac debuted its SD2500CS asphalt paver combined with new tamper, high-compaction electric screeds. Details here on Equipment World.
June 9, 2020
Wirtgen debuts machines for all new paving train at World of Concrete 2020
Wirtgen introduced its SP124i slipform paver, WPS 62i placer/spreader and TCM 180i self-propelled texture/curing machine at World of Concrete 2020. The company displayed the new machines as part of a simulated inset concrete paving train at its booth at the show. Wirtgen also put on a live demonstration of its AutoPilot 2.0, a three-dimensional control system […]
February 19, 2020
What contractors should look for when buying a concrete slipform paver
Contractors in the market for a concrete slipform paver with a 20- to 53-foot maximum width have a lot to consider beyond how much it’s going to set them back financially. “Far too often contractors ask only the price of the machine,” says Stephen Bullock, president of Power Curbers Companies. “Total cost of ownership – which […]
January 21, 2020
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A Collector’s 1951 Mead “Mighty Mouse” Dozer and Other Rare Finds
Along with the "Baby Dozer," Robert Dahs of Ohio has restored a 1930 Galion motor roller and a 1955 Duo-Pactor.
Video: Komatsu Unveils Electric Excavators and Wheel Loader
The Adaptable Motor Grader: Models Change to Accommodate Contractors
Mecalac Enters the Compact Loader Market with Six-Model Lineup (Video)
Caution, "Snow Beast" at Work! – Watch Wyoming's New Massive Snowblower
Equipment World Contractor of the Year
The Contractor of the Year contest recognizes contractors who have annual revenues of between $3 million and $15 million and exemplify the highest standards of construction professionals.
Challenges in Asset and Equipment Management
A complete and intuitive tracking solution makes it easy to keep your assets working and ready for the next job.