New product announcements: 05/26/2010 Asphalt Plant Conveyor: Heavy-Duty Construction The new Drag Slat Conveyors from ADM can provide material transport in an asphalt plant at rates of up to 500 tons per hour. The conveyors feature reinforced weld-on slats and chrome carbine wear liners along the slat floor and sidewalls for added durability. Segmented sprockets allow for easier maintenance. The conveyor is available with either formed-steel or an all-welded bridge construction as well as either a single- or double-steel roller chain. Asphalt Drum Mixers Inc.; 260-637-5729; www.admasphaltplants.com Wall-Saw Power Unit: Electric Drive Delivers the Power The Hilti DS TS20-E Electric
The market is generally healthy and steadily growing, and margins are up for large specialty contractors. Further, advances in design tools and owner demand for collaboration are giving subcontractors a seat at the table early on in projects.