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ORBA & OAPC celebrate a new chapter and outstanding service

April 4, 2017 Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council

Mississauga, ON – The Ontario Asphalt Pavement Council (OAPC) a council of the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) recognized outstanding service to the association and industry at its 43nd annual general meeting and awards luncheon at the Fairmont Royal York

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Producing quality HMA incorporating RAP

March 16, 2017 Lisa Fattori

Since the 1970s, Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) has been a proven high quality product used in the design and production of asphalt mixes. According to a 2011 report by the U.S. Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), the performance of pavements containing up

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OHMPA presents Trillium and Bleeds Black Awards at 2016 Fall Asphalt Seminar

December 9, 2016 On-Site Magazine

A record number of nine asphalt plants received the Ontario Hot Mixed Producers Association’s (OHMPA) 2016 Trillium Award. A further 14 plants were re-certified at the 25th annual Fall Asphalt Seminar. Hosted December 1st at the Universal Eventspace Conference and Event

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OHMPA releases statement on Auditor General’s report

December 1, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

First order of business at today’s 25th annual OHMPA Fall Seminar was addressing Auditor General, Bonnie Lysyk’s annual report. Released yesterday, the report states that sub-standard asphalt has led to early pavement cracking on provincial highways in Ontario, costing taxpayers

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OHMPA Fall Asphalt Seminar & Trade Show

November 16, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

For decades OHMPA has been bringing industry stakeholders together in an effort to ensure asphalt pavements remain the first choice for quality, safety, the environment and the economy. The 2016 Fall Asphalt Seminar will bring together the best minds in

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Atlas Copco’s Dynapac F1200C compact tracked paver offers flexibility

July 12, 2016 On-Site Magazine

  Atlas Copco’s compact Dynapac F1200C asphalt paver excels on a wide range of paving projects — from cycle paths, sidewalks, repair work, parking garages and sports fields — due to its high flexibility. The F1200C offers road construction contractors this flexibility with

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Prof develops asphalt compactor that improves longevity and resilience of pavement

June 22, 2016 Nate Hendley

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is wrapping up a research study that began two years ago to test the performance of a cutting-edge asphalt compactor called the Asphalt Multi-Integrated Roller (AMIR). AMIR is the brainchild of Abd El Halim,

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2016 International Symposium on Asphalt Emulsion Technology (ISAET)

April 19, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

Organized under the auspices of the International Bitumen Emulsion Federation, this symposium will be the sixth in a series of symposia dedicated to the international asphalt emulsion industry. As with the World Congress on Emulsions, these symposia are held at

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OHMPA awards outstanding service to key industry leaders

April 18, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association (OHMPA) recognized outstanding service to the association and industry at its 42nd annual general meeting and awards luncheon at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto on March 31st. During the luncheon the association

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Donn Bernal named 2016 OHMPA president

April 14, 2016 by Corinne Lynds

The Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association elected Donn Bernal, general manager of Hamilton-based Yellowline Asphalt Products Ltd., as its president during OHMPA’s 42nd annual general meeting on March 31st at the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto. Bernal is taking

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Atlas Copco GPS compaction

April 13, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Atlas Copco uses a global navigation satellite system on the CC6200 asphalt roller to ensure superior soil and asphalt compaction. Dyn@Lyzer uses a global navigation satellite system, such as GPS, to track the number of completed passes and the precise position

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Video: Concrete vs asphalt paving, which one wins?     

March 28, 2016 On-Site Magazine

The Portland Cement Association recently released a new video outlining the results of a study comparing concrete paving and asphalt perpetual paving technologies. The test involved paving the same length of highway, US-30 in Ohio going eastbound and westbound. The

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Driving on glass being studied by Quebec researchers

January 19, 2016 On-Site Magazine

Recycled glass could be added to hot mix asphalt for multiple benefits