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2014-04-02 12:20:12

- April 30 Event to Feature State Agency Experts and Industry Leaders - PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on April 30, 2014 with an event called "Recycle Florida: 2014." The event will be held at the Tires...

2013-02-18 12:21:16

ATLANTA, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia state Rep. Randy Nix (69(th) District) and the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) will hold a news conference to celebrate the result of efforts to amend the state's road construction specifications to include recycled tire rubber as an alternative to conventional oil-based polymers for asphalt production. That move last year paved the way for the DOT to collaborate with a number of construction companies, including Reeves Construction...

2013-01-28 16:20:28

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, and Bridgestone Americas, the U.S. subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation, the world's largest tire and rubber company, will highlight the innovative benefits of rubberized asphalt on February 27, 2013 with an event called "Recycle NASHVILLE: 2013." The event will be held at Bridgestone Americas' headquarters (535 Marriott Drive, Nashville) and will gather...

2012-11-13 08:25:49

ATLANTA, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Asphalt Technology (NCAT) today announced the results of a study evaluating the role of ground tire rubber powder in asphalt mixture performance. Debunking a common industry belief, the study indicates that the asphalt manufacturing process, whether cryogenic or ambient, does not impact the performance of the rubber material or, ultimately, the asphalt. "We are optimistic that the study findings will accelerate the use of...

2012-09-20 06:20:58

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, recently removed hundreds of used tires from the infield of Kansas Speedway that were left over after the construction of a new road course at the NASCAR facility owned and operated by International Speedway Corporation. The tires had been stockpiled for use as soft walls on the road course. All of the tires Liberty Tire Recycling collected will be used as...

2012-09-11 06:20:56

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The results of a survey by the Rubberized Asphalt Foundation (RAF), a research foundation dedicated to the science and practical use of recycled tire rubber in asphalt pavements, reveals that 70 percent of transportation agencies have previously used or currently use recycled tire rubber in asphalt. About half of the respondents indicate that they have a specification for using recycled tire rubber. The survey was conducted for RAF by the...

2012-08-28 10:24:38

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Rubberized Asphalt Foundation (RAF), a research foundation dedicated to the science and practical use of recycled tire rubber in asphalt pavements, is developing a comprehensive online clearinghouse for rubberized asphalt research and documentation. As the library evolves, RAF will expand the archive to include white papers, specifications, research studies and industry news. In addition to original research, the foundation is soliciting...

2012-08-08 10:20:22

CHEVY CHASE, Md., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Noted experts on rubberized asphalt processes have joined together to establish the Rubberized Asphalt Foundation (RAF), a research foundation dedicated to the science and practical use of recycled tire rubber in asphalt. The organization includes individuals from academia, government and industry whose work focuses on the technical development of rubberized asphalt applications. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120808/NE54266LOGO )...

2012-08-06 06:20:52

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Liberty Tire Recycling, the premier provider of tire recycling services in North America, will highlight the innovative applications and benefits of rubberized asphalt on August 15, 2012 with an event called Recycle WISCONSIN: 2012. Held at the Modified Asphalt Research Center (MARC) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (Engineering Centers Building, Room 1025, 1550 Engineering Drive), the program will gather transportation and environmental...

2012-04-18 10:20:08

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earth Day goes hand in hand with raising environmental awareness - and this year the American Association of State Highway and Transportation officials is using the occasion to share the many ways our members are protecting the environment. "State transportation departments are finding ways to strike a balance between building the highways, bridges and mass transit systems America desperately needs, while being responsible environmental...