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Ishee New President of FP2
Mark Ishee is the new president of FP2 Inc., succeeding Tim Harrawood. Ishee is vice president, Pavement Preservation & Specialty Products, Ergon Asphalt & Emulsions, Inc., Flowood, Miss. Harrawood is Southern Regional general manager for Vance Brothers, Conway, Ark. The position is a two-year term. Ishee brings a strong background in asphalt emulsions to FP2 […]
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Project Delivery Improvements Included in Debt Ceiling Extension
What happened: President Joe Biden and congressional negotiators reached agreement on a package of spending cuts in exchange for an increase in the nation’s borrowing authority through 2024. The House and Senate passed the legislation on a bipartisan basis. What’s included: In addition to raising the debt ceiling, the legislation builds on National Environmental Policy Act [...]
Potholes Meet Their Match In Steamboat Springs
Good maintenance practices and quality machinery ensure city encounters few rough patches As an internationally renowned snow-skiing destination, it should come as no surprise that Colorado’s Steamboat Springs typically experiences long winters, with l
Micro Surfacing Receives Seal of Approval
Bergkamp Paver Helps Contractor Meet Special Provision Spec When the Utah Department of Transportation (UDOT) opened bids for the micro surfacing of SR 36 in the City of Tooele in July 2017, it was only after the agency had worked for a year with an expe
2018 Final Year for availability of M2 Series and M310 Tier 3 Engine Truck Mounted Paver in the U.S. and Canada
Currently the M2 and M3 series Truck Mounted pavers are equipped with Cummins diesel engines that comply with U.S. EPA Tier 3 (T3) regulations and have been legal for Bergkamp Inc. to manufacture, sell and distribute under the TPEM provisions because of our status as a low-density manufacturer. Effective December 31, 2018, this exemption expires and this configuration is no longer legal to manufacture.
Customer Driven Solutions
The M310E is our most technologically advanced truck-mounted paver that encompasses the Bergkamp DNA philosophy. By eliminating the side engine in our M310, Bergkamp Inc. has coupled superior performance and value in our existing design with reduced operating costs and environmental footprint. With the EMCAD System standard on this model, an operator has complete control over production, maintenance, and can pave at an optimized rate for the entire job.
Bergkamp Announces Jimmy Kendrick as Director of Contractor Sales
Bergkamp Inc. announces the promotion of Jimmy Kendrick to Director of Contractor Sales. Kendrick initially joined Bergkamp as North American Territory Manager in February 2016. Over the previous decade, his career experience had been spent in management-
The importance of supporting advocates of preservation
The 2016 Fall Issue of the Pavement Preservation Journal is available now. Scott Bergkamp talks about the importance of supporting publications that provide a voice to advocates of preservation and influencing surface transportation legislation.
Understanding Your Emulsions
Asphalt emulsions are used in many pavement preservation methods such as pothole patching, micro-surfacing, chip seal, fog seal, and crack filling, but keeping emulsion intact during transport to a job site can be critical to a successful result. Understanding the properties of the emulsion can make or break the results of any application. Emulsion is a homogeneous mixture of two immiscible liquids such as asphalt and water. These two materials are put through a high shear mill with an emulsifier chemical and the result is an asphalt emulsion. The following chart from A Basic Asphalt Emulsion Manual, by the Asphalt Institute and the AEMA lists the types of anionic and cationic emulsions...