Recycling & Stabilising

Recycling & Stabilisation

Recycling & Stabilising

Wirtgen Autopilot 2.0 speeds up Concrete Paving Projects

Wirtgen Autopilot 2.0 speeds up Concrete Paving Projects A concrete contractor from Virginia is one of the first companies in North America to upgrade to the new Wirtgen AutoPilot 2.0 for stringless concrete paving. Talley & Armstrong, Inc., based in Henrico, Virginia, had already equipped its Wirtgen slipform paver SP 15i with the first version …

Asphalt Recycling is all about the Perfect Process Chain

Asphalt Recycling is all about the Perfect Process Chain In order to turn aggregates and bitumen into asphalt for road construction, a thermal mixing process is needed – this is what an asphalt mixing plant is used for. When it comes to the production of this “black gold,” an increasing number of companies around the …

Cat updates half-lane Cold Planers to improve operation and service

Cat updates half-lane Cold Planers to improve operation and service Caterpillar Inc. announces updates to the PM620, PM622, PM820, PM822 and PM825 Half-Lane Cold Planers Engine Updates Increase Power and Lower Maintenance Costs These milling machines now meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final and EU Stage V emission standards powered by a fuel-efficient Cat® C18 …

New Beijing International Airport gets precision aprons with Wirtgen Slipform Pavers

New Beijing International Airport gets precision aprons with Wirtgen Slipform Pavers Four Wirtgen slipform pavers are playing an important part in the construction of the apron area for the new Beijing International Airport. The airport is scheduled to start operations on September 30, 2019, Beijing New International Airport and is predicted to be the world’s …

Wirtgen W150CF mills the way for new Bus Rapid Transit in Torreón, Mexico

Wirtgen W150CF mills the way for new Bus Rapid Transit in Torreón, Mexico A Wirtgen W150CF compact milling machine, equipped with new 1,800-mm milling drum assembly, mills the entire road pavement along the main city corridor in Torreón, Coahuila, Mexico, for the implementation of a brand new Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) system. Milling prepares the …

New Wirtgen Soil Stabilization Milling Tools tackles the rocks in the soil

New Wirtgen Soil Stabilization Milling Tools tackles the rocks in the soil Soil stabilization, a process widely used throughout the world, is the ideal solution for producing compactable soil with good paving properties from a sub-base with insufficient bearing capacity. In this context, companies need to be able to process a wide variety of soil …

JCB unveils a versatile pothole warrior – the Highways Master

JCB unveils a versatile pothole warrior – the Highways Master Backhoe loader world leader JCB has introduced the 3CX Compact Highways Master – a one machine solution for roads and highways maintenance. The brand new model has been designed to specifically meet the needs of highway contractors, local councils and rental businesses. Based on the …

Wirtgen W 220 cuts milling time in half at the foot of Mont Blanc in Italy

Wirtgen W 220 cuts milling time in half at the foot of Mont Blanc in Italy Somewhat surprisingly, the Wirtgen W 220 large milling machine’s first job in Italy did not take the high-performance machine to a highway but to a winding country road at the foot of Mont Blanc in the northwest of the …

KLEEMANN presents innovative and environmentally-friendly solutions at bauma

KLEEMANN presents innovative and environmentally-friendly solutions at bauma At this year’s bauma, Kleemann presents a comprehensive cross-section of its innovative product portfolio with a total of seven mobile crushing and screening plants. High-performance machines and environmentally-compatible solutions for natural stone and recycling applications will be presented. The MOBICAT MC 120 Z PRO for demanding quarry …

New Generation of WIRTGEN Cold Milling Machines to be launched at bauma

New Generation of WIRTGEN Cold Milling Machines to be launched at bauma Bauma 2019 will feature a world premiere: Wirtgen is showcasing two models from its new generation of large milling machines in Munich. The focus of these machines’ innovative design with MILL ASSIST includes: Simplifying the operator’s job Maximizing machine performance Optimizing operating costs …

New WIRTGEN Surface Miners for Raw Material Extraction and Routing Operations

New WIRTGEN Surface Miners for Raw Material Extraction and Routing Operations With the introduction of the 220 SM/220 SMi surface miner, Wirtgen is unveiling a new machine designed especially for use in small and medium-sized mining operations as well as for routing work and infrastructure projects. Selective Extraction of Raw Materials With a cutting width …

VÖGELE pioneering machine technology and digital process solutions at bauma 2019

VÖGELE pioneering machine technology and digital process solutions at bauma 2019 The world market leader for road pavers has restructured its product range and is also poised to stage several premieres: the SUPER 3000-3(i), the biggest paver in the company’s product range, the SUPER 1000(i) and 1003(i) compact pavers, the SB 300 and SB 350 …

Wirtgen W 380 CRi high performance and high-tech Cold Recycler set for Bauma launch

Wirtgen W 380 CRi high performance and high-tech Cold Recycler set for Bauma launch Due to the rapid increase in heavy-duty transport, the global road network is showing visible signs of aging in many places. In order to ensure that the road infrastructure remains functional over the long term, roads are increasingly requiring structural rehabilitation. …

Two design prizes for HAMM Autonomous Roller F1 study

Two design prizes for HAMM Autonomous Roller F1 study In the past six months, HAMM AG has been accoladed with two design prizes for their “Autonomous Roller F1”, a study on autonomously operating rollers: The international Automotive Brand Contest 2018 jury awarded HAMM the label “Best of Best”. A short time later, the compaction specialists …

New ECO asphalt mixing plant from BENNINGHOVEN is a world first

New ECO asphalt mixing plant from BENNINGHOVEN is a world first Made in Germany, in use worldwide: ECO – the globetrotting asphalt mixing plant. Cost-efficient and effective transport, quick and easy to relocate, installed in next to no time. Benninghoven presents the new ECO system concept at bauma for the first time. The type ECO …

Wirtgen slipform pavers and TCM 180i texture curing machine perform on the A7

Wirtgen slipform pavers and TCM 180i texture curing machine perform on the A7 When placing dual-layer concrete on the A7, the Wirtgen paving train, comprising two SP 1500 slipform pavers and the TCM 180i texture curing machine are the key players. The A7 is being widened between Hamburg and Bordesholm from four lanes to six, …

Bauxite mining in Guinea with Surface Miners maximizes profitability

Bauxite mining in Guinea with Surface Miners maximizes profitability West African Guinea is known for possessing the largest reserves of high-quality bauxite in the world. This potential has prompted the country to continually expand its bauxite mining sector in recent years, making substantial investments. Wirtgen surface miners are playing a decisive role in this development process, …

Leveraging technology with Wirtgen SP 15i and SP 25i slipform pavers

Leveraging technology with Wirtgen SP 15i and SP 25i slipform pavers A Kentucky concrete slipform contractor has moved in a big way into curb, gutter and parapet construction by utilizing the advanced technology available to them. Fox Enterprises now constructs offset curb, gutter and parking lot “island” placements using an on-site guidance system. The system permits …

100 is the magic number as Jet Plant Hire invests in Wirtgen road planer

100 is the magic number as Jet Plant Hire invests in Wirtgen road planer One of the largest road planing contractors in the UK, Jet Plant Hire, has invested in its hundredth Wirtgen machine after securing funding from Lombard Asset Finance. The Evesham-headquartered company has used the £265,000 funding package to purchase a new Wirtgen …

SANRAL and Wirtgen sign MoU to level the playing field for smaller contractors

SANRAL and Wirtgen sign MoU to level the playing field for smaller contractors The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) and Wirtgen Group South Africa have signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will give small enterprises better access to the road construction machinery they need to execute major SANRAL-owned projects. The agreement will afford small …

BAUMA Vermiet expands co-operation with Hamm and Wirtgen Hamburg

BAUMA Vermiet expands co-operation with Hamm and Wirtgen Hamburg BAUMA Vermiet and Handels GmbH has been active as a dealer for compact rollers from HAMM since the end of September 2018. The company from Großenaspe, located in central Schleswig-Holstein, has been working with Wirtgen Hamburg Vertriebs and Service GmbH for many years. So far, the focus has …

Slipform paving kerbs on AutoPilot

Slipform paving kerbs on AutoPilot Producing kerbs as if by magic: in Mobile Bay on the Gulf of Mexico in the US state of Alabama, a Wirtgen slipform paver SP 15i operated fully automatically. When a new residential area is developed, the individual contract work sections are often very detailed. Roads and paths have to …

Soil stabilization has the edge

Soil stabilization has the edge Soil stabilization is proving to be the optimum solution whenever the properties of soil have to be altered to make it suitable for further roadworks. That was the case in Bloomington/ Indiana, USA, for instance, where a WIRTGEN WR 250 soil stabilizer laid a load-bearing base for the construction of …

Surface miners dig up extra savings for coal mining

Surface miners dig up extra savings for coal mining Mine operators for some time now have been increasingly turning to an alternative to conventional rip-and-stack or drill-and-blast coal mining: the use of surface miners. Diverse studies and tests show that surface miners offer considerable advantages in terms of both economic efficiency and the final product. …

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 …

Wirtgen KMA 220 mix-in-plant process recycling at Cologne Bonn Airport

Wirtgen KMA 220 mix-in-plant process recycling at Cologne Bonn Airport With the mobile KMA 220 mobile cold recycling mixing plant from Wirtgen, road construction materials can be recycled or upgraded in just about any location. This avoids countless transport trips and is also sustainable and environmentally friendly. And finally, it is extremely economical – as …

Road Technology Days shine the spotlight on Wirtgen, Vogele and Hamm

Road Technology Days shine the spotlight on Wirtgen, Vogele and Hamm The focus of this year’s Road Technology Days held by the WIRTGEN, VÖGELE and HAMM brands was on synergies, 3D applications and networked job site processes. The climax of the event was the live machine demonstrations. When no less than three global market leaders …

National Road Planing debuts high performance planer on M54 project

National Road Planing debuts high performance planer on M54 project National Road Planing (NRP), Tarmac’s industry-leading road planing contractor, is driving improved productivity on a major highways project with the introduction of a new high performance planer as part of a drive to boost output and lean efficiency. One of only eight machines in Europe, …

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, …

Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann, Benninghoven and Ciber at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018

Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, Kleemann, Benninghoven and Ciber at bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 The Wirtgen Group South Africa will use the upcoming bauma CONEXPO AFRICA 2018 to showcase its innovative solutions for road construction and rehabilitation as well as for mining and mineral processing from across its group of internationally operating companies, comprising Wirtgen, Vögele, Hamm, …

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 …

John Deere completes Wirtgen acquisition

John Deere completes Wirtgen acquisition Deere & Company announces that they have completed its Wirtgen acquisition, taking control of the leading manufacturer worldwide of road construction equipment. In June, Deere announced a definitive agreement to purchase the international privately-held company. “The Wirtgen Group will enhance the size, scale and stature of our construction equipment business …

Successful implementation of innovative technology into an existing Mining Operation

Successful implementation of innovative technology into an existing Mining Operation The implementation of new technology into an existing mining operation can deliver a positive change in operation and commercial benefits. Integrating new technologies is connected to a number of challenges that might also result in the rejection of the innovative technology. Detailed planning, robust project …

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 …

Wirtgen South Africa debuts new MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile screen

Wirtgen South Africa debuts new MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile screen Wirtgen South Africa will soon introduce the new Kleemann MOBISCREEN MS 953 EVO triple-deck mobile classifying screen to its Southern African customers. Characterised by short tooling times, particularly good transport and quick setup properties, its key value proposition is, however, the very big safety …

Recycling 100 miles of highway in San José, day and night with Wirtgen

Recycling 100 miles of highway in San José, day and night with Wirtgen In San José, USA, in-situ cold recycling with a Wirtgen 3800 CR recycler proves to be the most economical solution. Time is money, especially in road construction. When it comes to cost efficiency, being able to put all equipment to maximum use …

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 …

Wirtgen at Steinexpo 2017 with world premiere from Kleemann

Wirtgen at Steinexpo 2017 with world premiere from Kleemann The Wirtgen Group will be showcasing tailored solutions for recycled material processing and quarry applications when it exhibits products from Kleemann and Benninghoven at the industry trade fair in Homberg/Nieder-Ofleiden, Germany, from August 30 to September 2. The world premiere of the Kleemann MC 120 PRO …

Three decades of experience makes HAMM the world leader in oscillation compaction

Three decades of experience makes HAMM the world leader in oscillation compaction Over 30 years ago, HAMM became the first roller manufacturer to offer an oscillation drum for tandem rollers, and these rollers have become an integral part of its product offering. In the past five years alone, the specialists for compaction technology have delivered …

Kleemann Mobiscreen MS 703 EVO mobile screening plant launched in South Africa

Kleemann Mobiscreen MS 703 EVO mobile screening plant launched in South Africa Wirtgen South Africa, local subsidiary of the Wirtgen Group, global leader in mobile machine solutions for road construction and rehabilitation as well as mining and mineral processing, will soon be launching the much anticipated Kleemann Mobiscreen MS 703 EVO to the South African …

The Wirtgen Group announce Deere acquisition is going ahead

The Wirtgen Group announce Deere acquisition is going ahead The Wirtgen Group announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with Deere & Company to have Deere acquire the Wirtgen Group, a privately-held international company headquartered in Windhagen, Germany. Wirtgen is the leading manufacturer worldwide in the road construction industry. Stefan Wirtgen, managing partner at …

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 …

HAMM celebrates more than 35 years of oscillation

HAMM celebrates more than 35 years of oscillation Part 1: Tried and tested solutions for asphalt and earthwork Over 35 years ago, HAMM became the first roller manufacturer to offer an oscillation drum for tandem rollers. In the meantime, this technology has become an integral part of the product programme. In the past five years …

John Deere announces plans to acquire the Wirtgen Group

John Deere announces plans to acquire the Wirtgen Group Deere have just announced plans to acquire the Wirtgen Group, the global leader in road construction equipment. A conference call for investors regarding the transaction is to be held at 10 AM ET on June 1, 2017. “The acquisition of the Wirtgen Group aligns with our …

Wirtgen introduces compact laboratory scale foamed bitumen plant

Wirtgen introduces compact laboratory-scale foamed bitumen plant Whether users of cold recycling equipment, a specialist laboratory for road construction or research institute: the WLB 10 S from Wirtgen is the ideal assistant to contractors or consulting experts for cold recycling applications with foamed bitumen. Precise test series for determining the ideal foamed bitumen properties are …

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 …

Concrete and asphalt from a single source as Wirtgen machines rehabilitate Germany’s A5

Concrete and asphalt from a single source as Wirtgen machines rehabilitate Germany’s A5 These days, highways surfaced exclusively with concrete or asphalt are something of a rarity in Germany, particularly in its more densely populated regions. Hybrid roads are built instead, depending on the structural requirements and the predicted traffic volume – as was the case with …

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 …

New SP 60i Series Slipform Pavers from Wirtgen

Wirtgen’s latest slip form paver the SP 60i series replaces the SP 500 – and opens up new possibilities for contractors. Thanks to its versatility in inset and offset applications, the SP 60i series is the new multi-talent for concrete paving. With its SP 61i, SP 62i and SP 64i models, Wirtgen has developed a …

Kleemann and Benninghoven bring improved efficiency in asphalt recycling

Technologies from Kleemann and Benninghoven optimize recycling process. At present, 12 million tonnes of RAP (Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement) are produced and used in Germany alone every single year — out of a total 40 million tonnes of paved material. It is a huge figure that highlights just how great the potential of recycling technologies is. …

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 …

Formula 1 circuit in Baku – Hamm rollers refine demanding street circuit

On 19 June, the Formula 1 once again broke new ground: for the first time, a race was held in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. Instead of building a new track somewhere in the open countryside, the German circuit planner Hermann Tilke, who had already planned the track in Shanghai in 2004, designed a demanding street …