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2014-08-05 12:28:29

LONDON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:World Asphalt Market, Freedoniahttp://www.reportbuyer.com/industry_manufacturing/mining/world_asphalt_market_freedonia.htmlWorld demand to rise 3.6% annually through 2017World demand for primary asphalt, which is refined from crude petroleum or mined from naturally occurring sources, is projected to rise 3.6 percent yearly through 2017 from a weak 2012 base to 121 million metric tons...

2014-07-30 23:08:12

GrandViewResearch.com has announced the addition of "Global Bitumen Market Analysis and Segment Forecasts to 2020" market research report to their database. View full report with TOC - http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/bitumen-market San Francisco, California (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 The global market for bitumen is expected to reach USD 95.77 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Bitumen, primarily used in road construction...

2014-06-30 16:22:08

The non-skid formula can fill hairline asphalt cracks of 1/8" or less. CLEVELAND, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the ultimate professional-grade asphalt sealer without the health and environmental concerns that accompany coal tar-based sealers, Unique Paving Materials offers Integra-Seal. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140630/123188 Pothole and road repairs are currently in full force, making sealers all the more important for extending the quality and life of the...

2014-06-29 23:01:09

Housing construction and renovation spending will gradually expand, fuelling demand for asphalt shingles and roofing products. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Asphalt Manufacturing industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 29, 2014 The Asphalt Manufacturing industry has experienced volatile demand over the past five years. The US housing crisis dragged down the domestic housing market, causing domestic...

2014-06-17 12:21:12

Plymouth Rock Assurance Claim Data Reveals Increased Number of Car Insurance Claims due to Damage Caused by Potholes during 2013-2014 Winter; Company Offers Tips to Avoid Pothole Damage RED BANK, N.J., June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New Jersey car insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance is reporting a sharp increase in the number of pothole related claims received over the last year. From the winter of 2012-2013 to the winter of 2013-2014, Plymouth Rock's ratio of pothole-related claims...

2014-06-10 16:21:10

The solution is designed to prevent or extend unnecessary repaving of otherwise solid roads, where localized pavement deterioration must be maintained. CLEVELAND, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Unique Paving Materials, a Cleveland-based company specializing in concrete products and asphalt additives, is pushing the boundaries of current road preservation efforts with its Ravelcheck product. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140610/116610 The harsh activities of winter,...

2014-05-21 08:21:27

Drivers Want Focus on Increasing Road Maintenance and Ensuring Smooth Pavements LANHAM, Md., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the summer driving season, a new survey from the Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) finds U.S. drivers increasingly frustrated with the state of U.S. roads. The national survey found that drivers prefer well-maintained, safe, and smooth roadways; moreover they understand these qualities require periodic maintenance and financial investment....

Turning Old Tires Into A Useful Material To Improve Roadways
2014-04-22 09:44:04

Gerard LeBlond for redorbit.com - Your Universe Online According to the EPA, there are approximately 300 million discarded tires every year in America. Frequently these tires are thrown into landfills or discarded illegally and are a potential fire hazard. However, in recent years these no-longer-useful tires have been the topic of new and innovative ways of being used. Magdy Abdelrahman, an associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at North Dakota State University, is...

2014-04-09 12:22:30

Combining Lehigh's MRP and Rheopave additives will provide best-in-class solutions for rubber-modified asphalt ATLANTA, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lehigh Technologies, a leading specialty materials company that produces micronized rubber powders (MRP), announced today that it has partnered with Rheopave Technologies LLC, to provide the asphalt industry with a superior product offering that reduces the cost, boosts the performance and improves the sustainability of modified asphalt...

2014-04-07 12:22:22

LANHAM, Md., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Asphalt Pavement Alliance (APA) has announced the winners of its 2013 Perpetual Pavement Awards. The award is given to state transportation departments and local agency owners of asphalt pavements that are at least 35 years old and have never had a structural failure. The average interval between resurfacing of each winning pavement must be no less than 12 years. The road must demonstrate the characteristics expected from long-life...


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