Recycling & Stabilising News

Recycling, Milling and Stabilising News

Wirtgen W200 rehabilitates Brazil’s congested road network

Wirtgen W200 rehabilitates Brazil’s congested road network With precision milling results and flexible deployment options, the Wirtgen large milling machine put in a convincing performance in the rehabilitation of two main traffic arteries between São Paulo and Brazil’s largest port. Job for a W 200 in the Brazilian uplands The Anchieta-Imigrantes motorway system is the …

Super sized milling and paving equipment speeding up resurfacing on the M62 in Yorkshire

Super sized milling and paving equipment speeding up resurfacing on the M62 in Yorkshire A new type of resurfacing machine the first of its kind on England’s motorways – has been used to considerably reduce the duration of a resurfacing scheme in West Yorkshire. A unique 3.8 metre drum fitted to a Wirtgen W 250i …

Wirtgen featuring exciting road construction solutions at Intermat 2018

Wirtgen featuring exciting road construction solutions at Intermat 2018 Exciting product innovations, some 30 exhibits, experienced application specialists and an extensive range of services: The Wirtgen Group premium solutions for the complete road construction process chain will be on display at Intermat in Paris on stand 5A K 180 from April 23-28, 2018. The focus this …

The Magic of working in a frozen world

The Magic of working in a frozen world 5℃ is the temperature limit of traditional road repair work, mainly because asphalt hot mix cools down too quickly under 5℃, which leads to complications in compaction the asphalt to the required density and quality. In China, most road maintenance work sites go into hibernation in winter, …

Rehabilitation of Camps Bay Drive in Cape Town relies on Wirtgen Cold Recycling

Rehabilitation of Camps Bay Drive in Cape Town relies on Wirtgen Cold Recycling Camps Bay Drive is a major scenic route within the City of Cape Town and provides access to Camps Bay and Hout Bay. Based on the project brief and geometric analysis, Camps Bay Drive required widening to safely accommodate the high volumes …

It’s a smooth finish for huge multi-contract road project in New Hampshire

It’s a smooth finish for huge multi-contract road project in New Hampshire New Hampshire I-93 rehab benefits from gravity-fed asphalt paver It may sound a bit over-the-top dramatic, but the New Hampshire Department of Transportation (NHDOT) proclaims that the widening of a 20-mile segment of I-93 between Exits 1 and 5 from the Massachusetts Stateline …

DP Cold Planing takes delivery of a fleet of Caterpillar Cold Planers

DP Cold Planing takes delivery of a fleet of Caterpillar Cold Planers National road planing specialist, DP Cold Planing Limited, is the first business in the UK to take delivery of a number of new Cat® PM620 Cold Planers from Finning UK & Ireland. The new units, launched in 2017, will be immediately put into …

Roadtec compact milling machines – manoeuvrable, flexible and versatile

Roadtec compact milling machines – manoeuvrable, flexible and versatile Some projects have small, tight spaces that require compact equipment with maneuverability. In these cases, contractors employ small dozers, mini-excavators, and compact track loaders. Add to that mix a small milling machine specifically suited for removing road pavements, milling pavement strips, or milling tie-ins. The Roadtec …

New Wirtgen W210XP milling machine is a champion performer in its weight class

New Wirtgen W210XP milling machine is a champion performer in its weight class With the W210XP, the Wirtgen experts have extended their comprehensive product range with a new high-performance machine. Combining tremendous engine power with an application-optimized machine transport weight, this machine has added a trump card to the deck within its class. Professional machine …

The new Wirtgen W210XP large milling machine trumps the competition

The new Wirtgen W210XP large milling machine trumps the competition With the W 210 XP, the Wirtgen experts have extended their comprehensive product range with a new high-performance machine. Combining tremendous engine power with an application-optimized machine transport weight, this machine has added a trump card to the deck within its class. Professional machine with …

Cold Recycling with Foamed Bitumen: A pioneering formula

Cold Recycling with Foamed Bitumen: A pioneering formula Resource-saving technologies are more in demand than ever before. The Wirtgen cold recycling process has been proving its credentials for many years – and already meets the demands of tomorrow and utilising foamed bitumen takes that even further. Roads that are subjected to continuous and heavy traffic …

Mission Accomplished – resurfacing McDill Air Force Base Runway

Mission Accomplished – resurfacing McDill Air Force Base Runway MacDill Air Force Base, located approximately 4 miles (6.4 km) south-southwest of downtown Tampa, Florida, is the base for the U.S. Air Force’s Air Mobility Command, which provides airlift, special missions, aerial refueling, and aeromedical evacuation for the armed forces. MacDill is home to 16 KC-135 …

High-speed Grinding Technology deployed in France for the first time

High-speed Grinding Technology deployed in France for the first time The operating company Tisséo is commissioning Vossloh to carry out preventive maintenance on Toulouse’s tram network. The three-year framework agreement signed also contains two extension options each for one year. The first grinding deployments took place in the summer of 2017. Toulouse’s Tisséo is the …

Roadtec large Soil Stabilizer-Reclaimer handles challenging applications

Roadtec large Soil Stabilizer-Reclaimer handles challenging applications The Roadtec SX-8e/ex is the largest in the Roadtec line of soil stabillizer-reclaimer machines. With an operating weight of 82,000 pounds (37,195 kg), the SX-8 is capable of cutting up to 20 inches (508mm) deep and 100 inches (2,540mm) wide and is designed for road rehabilitation, cold recycling, …

Cold-in-place recycling additive system allows milling and paving a roadway in a single process

Cold-in-place recycling additive system allows milling and paving a roadway in a single process The Roadtec CIR Additive System is used in the cold-in-place recycling of asphalt pavement in the repair and rehabilitation of asphalt-paved roads. The system is used to transfer, measure, and inject either emulsion or foamed asphalt to the cutter housing of …

USA milling contractor Costello Industries relies on Wirtgen recyclers

USA milling contractor Costello Industries relies on Wirtgen recyclers Costello Industries has been rehabilitating highways, streets and bridges since 1945. “The focus of our work is on safety, quality and productivity,” says Todd Nedzweckas, Operations Manager at Costello. “We specialize in milling work and offer additional services, such as road, highway and bridge repair and …

Wirtgen small Milling Machines prove a big hit at Conexpo 2017

Wirtgen small Milling Machines prove a big hit at Conexpo 2017 The new small milling machine models from Wirtgen are equipped with the latest Wirtgen control technology and a uniform operating concept, including the multifunctional armrest so popular among machine operators. A generation ahead thanks to the latest technologies Wirtgen offers the most comprehensive line of cold milling …

Bomag RS500 recycler/stabiliser shows off superior performance and technology

New Bomag RS 500 recycler / stabiliser shows off its superior performance and technology A few months after premiering at the Bauma 2016 Construction Exhibition in Germany, the Bomag RS 500 recycler / stabiliser has already had numerous chances to demonstrate its prowess in practice. On construction sites in Germany and France the new RS 500 machine …

Benefits of Milling / Cold Planing

Pavement Milling Also called cold planing or asphalt milling and profiling, involves removing part of the existing paved asphalt surface with sufficient thickness to create a smooth pavement or full-depth removal of the road surface and courses underneath. Recycling This is the greatest benefit from milling a road, and widely used for pavement rehabilitation throughout …

Caterpillar rolling out new machines and technology at Las Vegas CONEXPO 2017

Caterpillar will present its extensive line up of machines and technology and its unmatched customer support capabilities at this years CONEXPO-CON/AGG – 7 to 11 March 2017. With 40 machines on display in two different exhibit areas totalling 60,000 square feet, Caterpillar’s presence is among the largest at the show. But it’s not all about …

The Benefits of Cold Milling / Planing

The video by Benjamin Beytekin, shows Wirtgen W 250 Cold Milling machines at work in Germany on the B 14 – Abfräsen, Waiblingen-Nord. Pavement Milling Also called cold planning or asphalt milling and profiling, involves removing part of the existing paved asphalt surface with sufficient thickness to create a smooth pavement or full-depth removal of the …

Frankfurt Airport relies on Wirtgen Milling Machines to Recycle its Runway

Fraport AG, operator of Frankfurt Airport, renews the surface course on the runways about every seven years, including the centre runway, the most-frequently used section. Reason enough to assign key positions on this project to Wirtgen Group machines. The various tasks – in this case milling and paving the surface course – would normally be …