Asphalt Plant & Equipment News

Asphalt Plant and Equipment News

Ammann asphalt plant retrofit protects the environment

Ammann asphalt plant retrofit protects the environment Four years ago, Fiegl GmbH of Bavaria invested in the retrofit of an asphalt-mixing plant tower, as well as the replacement of the baghouse. The retrofit led to immediate reductions in emissions, sound levels and fuel usage. The time frame for the retrofit was extremely tight because it …

RSTA offers technical introduction course on Slurry Surfacing

RSTA offers technical introduction course on Slurry Surfacing A one day course providing a detailed technical introduction to the theory and practice of slurry surfacing is to be held by the Road Surface Treatments Association (RSTA) on 20th November 2018 at Grantham. Slurry seal surfacing is a thin bituminous surface course incorporating bitumen emulsion, graded …

ADM Asphalt Plant extras deliver greater uptime and more customization options

ADM Asphalt Plant extras deliver greater uptime and more customization options Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc. offers asphalt plant add-ons for greater customizability, uptime and efficiency. The components help with ease of operation and can alert operators to small problems before they grow and become more costly. The features include advanced controls to streamline plant operation, …

Australian asphalt experts impressed with Ammann factory in China

Australian asphalt experts impressed with Ammann factory in China A group of Australian asphalt experts visited Ammann China during a recent information gathering tour and came away impressed with the manufacturing facility – and optimistic about the role Ammann products can play in their country’s future. Twenty delegates from the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association (AAPA) …

Ammann Asphalt Plant driving UAE road construction forward

Ammann Asphalt Plant driving UAE road construction forward The needs are straightforward for a new road in the United Arab Emirates. “We need to produce quality asphalt, and high volumes of it,” said Adnan Elmasri, Operations Manager for Top Link Contracting & General Transportation, based in Dubai. Top Link, a well-established contractor in Abu Dhabi …

The Crucial Role of Asphalt Plant Control Systems

The Crucial Role of Asphalt Plant Control Systems As a production manager at Aggregate Industries, Richard Stott’s job is to ensure that asphalt is made – and lots of it, but that’s only the start. There is also the matter of the company’s pledge to “create a better-built environment through sustainable approaches.” Delivering on both fronts …

Neal Manufacturing introduces the Asphalt Road Preservation Sealcoating Package

Neal Manufacturing introduces the Asphalt Road Preservation Sealcoating Package Neal Manufacturing, a division of Blastcrete Equipment LLC, 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 …

ADM promotes US Manufacturing Industry during I Make America event

ADM promotes US Manufacturing Industry during I Make America event Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc. talked with its U.S. House representative about issues important to the manufacturing industry during an I Make America event. Rep. Jim Banks toured ADM’s Huntertown, Indiana facility May 2, answering questions from workers and sitting down for a one-on-one conversation with …

Ammann Plant plays key role in construction of Turkish Highway

Ammann Plant plays key role in construction of Turkish Highway An Ammann asphalt-mixing plant’s production and ability to utilise fibres is playing a crucial role in the construction of the Northern Marmara Motorway in Turkey. A large portion of the motorway, which serves as a bypass of Istanbul, has been completed. Handling a good deal …

Construction Equipment names ADM EX120 Asphalt Plant in Top 100 products of 2017

Construction Equipment names ADM EX120 Asphalt Plant in Top 100 products of 2017 Asphalt Drum Mixers Inc.’s EX120 asphalt plant was named one of Construction Equipment magazine’s 2017 Top 100 New Products. The list recognizes the year’s most innovative new construction equipment and related products, as chosen by the publication’s editorial staff. ADM offers the …

Technology Key to Ammann Products Showcased at World of Asphalt

Technology Key to Ammann Products Showcased at World of Asphalt Ammann’s technologically advanced asphalt-related products will be featured at the 2018 World of Asphalt Show & Conference to be held March 6-8 in Houston. Ammann has had a strong presence in Europe and other parts of the world for nearly 150 years. It recently began …

Tips for winterizing Sealcoating equipment

Tips for winterizing Sealcoating equipment As winter approaches, you want to make sure you are prepared. More than picking up ice melt and making sure your car heater works well, you’ll want to winterize your sealcoating equipment. Failing to do so correctly will be a problem when warmer spring temperatures roll around. To avoid damage, …

ABT SpeedyBatch more profitable than any other asphalt plant

ABT SpeedyBatch more profitable than any other asphalt plant The ABT SpeedyBatch is a perfect fit for demanding but temporary airport work, which is why business executive Jaime Arnó turned to the Ammann ABT 280 SpeedyBatch when he needed both mobility and productivity. Arnó, CEO of Benito Arnó e Hijos SA, landed a contract to …

PHCo Lo-Density inline electric fuel oil preheaters for viscosity control and easier maintenance

PHCo Lo-Density inline electric fuel oil preheaters for viscosity control and easier maintenance Lo-Density CLHR Inline Electric Fuel Oil Preheaters from Process Heating Company (PHCo) automatically provide precise temperature and viscosity control of heavy oils for efficient and steady delivery from the pump to the burner. Viscosity is the primary concern for producers who burn …

Indonesian PT Pyramida Raya Persada relies on quality Ammann Asphalt Plant

Indonesian PT Pyramida Raya Persada relies on quality Ammann Asphalt Plant The commitment PT Pyramida Raya Persada showed to their customers of all sizes, big and small, helped its business boom, but as business grew, so did their asphalt production needs. That led the company to turn to the Ammann ABC 160 SolidBatch Asphalt-Mixing Plant in …

All-in-one heater heats the asphalt tank while supplying hot oil to the plant

All-in-one heater heats the asphalt tank while supplying hot oil to the plant The All-In-One Heater Kit from Seattle, Washington-based Process Heating Company is a complete system that can provide direct heat to the asphalt tank, while also supplying hot oil for the plant. The primary feature of the system is the drywell-style electric heating …

Neal introduces generation IV Sealcoating Pumps for asphalt trucks

Neal introduces generation IV Sealcoating Pumps for asphalt trucks Neal Manufacturing, a division of Blastcrete Equipment Company and a leader in asphalt pavement maintenance equipment, has launched its new Generation IV pumps. The pumps offer improved durability as well as enhanced spraybars and require less frequent routine maintenance than their predecessor, resulting in greater uptime …

Bergkamp’s new truck-mounted slurry seal and micro surfacing paver meets stringent emissions regulations

Bergkamp’s new truck-mounted slurry seal and micro surfacing paver meets stringent emissions regulations Bergkamp Inc., based in Salina, Kansas has unveiled their new M310CS truck-mounted slurry seal and micro surfacing paver. Receiving power from a Tier 4 truck engine fulfils stringent emissions regulations. With PTO-driven hydraulic pumps, the M310CS has eliminated the need for a side engine, …

Nealco and Blastcrete launch new branding after legal dispute

Nealco and Blastcrete launch new branding after legal dispute Nealco Equipment, LLC and the Neal Manufacturing division of Blastcrete Equipment Co., Inc. are pleased to announce the resolution of a legal dispute and proud to introduce their new logos. Nealco will continue to utilise one of the following logos when identifying and advertising the equipment …

Ammann launches a blog for asphalt and concrete plant operators

Ammann launches a blog for asphalt and concrete plant operators A new blog from Ammann provides valuable insight and tips to asphalt and concrete plant operators. “The Operator Club Blog is up and running, and we’ve already had very positive feedback from readers,” said Massimo Mezzofanti, Global Marketing & Communications Director. “Ammann is all about providing solutions. …

ADM EX120 Asphalt Plant offers Counterflow Technology for compact size and easy portability

ADM EX120 Asphalt Plant offers Counterflow Technology for compact size and easy portability Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc. offers the EX120 asphalt plant as a solution for producers who need a portable counterflow plant that can process high percentages of RAP. Featuring single-drum counterflow technology, the compact 120-tph EX Series plant meets all federal and state …

Neal launches sealcoating baffle attachment for drastically improved efficiency

Neal Manufacturing launches sealcoating baffle attachment for drastically improved efficiency Neal Manufacturing, a division of the Blastcrete Equipment Company and a leader in asphalt pavement maintenance equipment has launched the industry’s first sealcoating baffle attachment, the AutoTrim. The unit attaches to the front of Neal’s DA 350 Dual Applicator machine and can be retrofitted onto …

Ammann’s Plates, Compactors and Plant featured at SaMoTer in Italy

Ammann’s Rammers, Plates, Compactors and Plant featured at SaMoTer in Italy Ammann will be showcasing their product line at this year’s SaMoTer building machinery exhibition in Verona, Italy, from 22-25 February 2017. The family owned company has started in 1869 and Hans-Christian Schneider, the current Ammann CEO, is the sixth generation to run the family business. Over the 150 …

Ammann featuring new plant and equipment at Las Vegas CONEXPO 2017

Ammann, based in Langenthal, Switzerland will show the technology and the productivity advantages it has to offer with its product range from fully assembled asphalt plants to small vibratory plate compactors at the CONEXPO-CON/AGG  Show in Las Vegas. The construction industry trade show, to be held in Las Vegas on March 7-11, will include more than 2,500 …

How an asphalt plant works

How an asphalt plant works We found this brilliant 3D animation on how an asphalt plant works. The asphalt plant featured is a QLB Mobile Asphalt Mixing Plant manufactured by the Chinese company Nanyang Liaoyuan Road Construction Machinery Co., Ltd. The company is one of the leading manufacturers of road construction machinery in China producing batch mix asphalt plants, …