Better Roads

January 2014

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Thus, by using M2M communication the operator would know exactly when to arrive at the crusher and what speed to travel at to get there. Through reducing machine speed and idle time, fuel consumption and machine wear and tear are minimized, and an efficient flow of equipment is facilitated. The next stage of the project will be to provide the operator with information – such as target speed and arrival time – inside the cab. This live information will support and guide operators to the most fuel efficient operation and could be presented in future concepts like heads-up displays and other innovative approaches. Volvo will exhibit its line of construction equipment at booths No. 1300 in the Gold Lot (outdoor), and 10951 in the North Hall, or visit Bergkamp Melds Patchers, Software Photo courtesy of BERGKAMP, Inc. RoadScience Bergkamp's InPave pothole patching management system provides users with a technologically advanced patching program. They can also use these data to verify patching performance and material usage, troubleshoot potential pothole problems and help reduce inefficiencies. No software needs to be downloaded. Visit for more information. So 28 No 56 Web Exclusive: Read about Hamm's Tier 4 Bergkamp Inc.'s new spray injection pothole patchers dirt roller that transforms into a concrete breaker at incorporate exclusive engineering technology and will be introduced at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2014 at Bergkamp's booth No. 8202 in the Platinum Lot. Three new spray injection patchers complement Bergkamp's all-in-one FP5 flameless pothole patcher, and may be used with the intelligent InPave pothole patching management system to provide users with a technologically advanced patching program. In Pave helps a user monitor and manage pothole-patching performance. Multiple data reporting sensors are strategically placed throughout the patcher that log production, performance and Cut foremen entry time in half with locations of pothole patcher and crew, HeavyJob Mobile Apps and... H a ll # 1 1 the maker says. Reduce payroll processing by as much as 90% 9 rth As potholes are repaired, InPave automatically gathers and reports data such as quantity of potholes repaired, location, time and material used for each repair, and material levels and temut peratures. Retrieved from any computer h H 45 a ll # 6 with internet access, the data can then be turned into easy-to-read reports that assist managers and owners in evaluatLearn More at or 800-683-3196 ing current and historic production. Better Roads January 2014 11

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