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Q&A: SMS Equipment’s Ray Tremblay talks preparation for the paving season

Asphalt paving season is coming soon, and it's time for contractors to think about preparing their equipment to hit the job site. What are the best ways to prepare asphalt paving equipment for the busy season? Heavy Equipment Guide spoke with Ray Tremblay, SMS equipment manager, Road Construction Tech Support, about how paving companies can get the season off to a good start.

Road Widener increases safety for road crews with offset vibratory roller attachment

Road Widener now offers the industry's first offset vibratory roller attachment. The attachment's offset, patented design allows the host machine to drive safely on flat ground while compacting sloping shoulders, ditches and other hard-to-reach areas alongside the road, a task that has traditionally put road crews in danger of rollover accidents. 

Earthwave's FleetWatcher solution cuts trucking costs through reducing inefficiency

Earthwave's FleetWatcher Materials Management Solution (MMS), a wireless telematics system developed specifically for paving contractors, helps to slash trucking costs by drastically curtailing inefficiencies. With Load Cycle Analysis users can identify problems such as trucks waiting at the plant or at a paver and correct them in real-time.

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Leica Geosystems offers 3D reality capture solution for Boston Dynamics' Spot

Leica Geosystems has unveiled a reality capture solution for a variety of industries. By combining Boston Dynamics agile mobile robot Spot with the Leica RTC360 3D laser scanner, scanning time spent by human operators is significantly reduced by programming the devices to repeat automated scanning paths through sites. This requires minimal monitoring by the user, allowing for increased scanning efficiency, productivity, and flexibility when planning reality capture tasks. 

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