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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2018 VOLUME 23, NUMBER 1

CONTENTS

The Voice of The AsphAlT pAVemenT indusTry
Features

2017-2018 National Officers
CHAIRMAN
Dan Gallagher
Gallagher Asphalt Corp.
Thornton, Illinois
FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN
Craig Parker
Silver Star Construction Co. Inc.
Moore, Oklahoma
SECOND VICE CHAIRMAN
John Harper
Wiregrass Construction Co. Inc.
Dothan, Alabama
THIRD VICE CHAIRMAN
James M. Winford Jr.
Prairie Contractors Inc.
Opelousas, Louisiana
SECRETARY
James A. Mitchell
Superior Paving Corp.
Gainesville, Virginia
TREASURER
Timothy Lee
Lakeside Industries Inc.
Issaquah, Washington
NAPA Executive Staff
Mike Acott
President
Audrey Copeland, Ph.D., P.E.
Vice President, Engineering,
Research & Technology
Monica Dutcher
Editorial Director and Content Specialist
Jay Hansen
Executive Vice President
Ashley Jackson
Director, Government Affairs Programs
Kelly Kanaras
Associate Director, Member Programs
Ester Magorka
Vice President, Marketing
Howard Marks, Ph.D., J.D., MPH
Vice President, Environment, Health & Safety
T. Carter Ross
Vice President, Communications
J. Richard Willis, Ph.D.
Director of Pavement Engineering & Innovation
Brett Williams
Director of Engineering & Technical Support
Carolyn E. Wilson
Vice President, Finance & Operations
Lori Wolking
Vice President, Meetings

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A Fast Track to Lucrative Asphalt Jobs
The Virginia Education Center for Asphalt Technology
(VECAT) is poised to infuse the asphalt industry workforce
with well-rounded, multi-certified employees.

26

World of Asphalt 2018 Preview
Prepare for your future with WOA education sessions.

54

Winning the War for Talent
Employers can take two key actions to keep a stellar staff
in place and create a culture of commitment.

58

Putting Theory Into Action
The technical director for the Asphalt Pavement Association
of Indiana shares how a scholarship program helped her
achieve success.

64

Paving Company Wins Big at Super Bowl LII Stadium
Park Construction explains how 3D paving technology and
teamwork played a role in achieving perfection when they
paved the U.S. Bank Stadium.

20

Column
9

Chairman's Commentary
Commitment to Improvement

In Every Issue
13

Industry News
Global Efforts in Boosting Industry Recruitment and Image;
Calling All Professors; New Section Debuts in Asphalt
Pavement Magazine; Compaction-Focused Publications
Provide Useful Overviews

18

Tools for the Trade

79

Industry Calendar

81

Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com

86

New Section! Perspectives
Idaho Materials & Construction (IMC)

26

Special Insert
40

2018 Product / World of Asphalt Preview

On the Cover:
Host of Super Bowl LII, the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn.,
features an asphalt mat that meets strict flatness specifications set by the
NFL. (Photo used with the permission of Caterpillar Inc.)
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018

Chairman’s Commentary
Industry News
Tools for the Trade
A Fast Track to Lucrative Asphalt Jobs
World of Asphalt 2018 Preview
2018 Product / World of Asphalt Preview
Winning the War for Talent
Putting Theory Into Action
Paving Company Wins Big at Super Bowl LII Stadium
Industry Calendar
Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
New Section! Perspectives Idaho Materials & Construction (IMC)
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Intro
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - cover1
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Chairman’s Commentary
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 10
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 11
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 12
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Industry News
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 15
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 16
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 17
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Tools for the Trade
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 19
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - A Fast Track to Lucrative Asphalt Jobs
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 21
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 22
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - World of Asphalt 2018 Preview
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 2018 Product / World of Asphalt Preview
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 52
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 53
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Winning the War for Talent
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 55
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 56
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 57
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Putting Theory Into Action
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 61
Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - 62
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Paving Company Wins Big at Super Bowl LII Stadium
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Industry Calendar
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Asphalt Pavement Magazine - January/February 2018 - Index of Advertisers / Advertisers.com
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