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PAVING THE FUTURE

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Concrete Paving Train for Middle East Theater

Jan 14, 2019

HEM Paving recently worked with our partner FedHarmony in procuring, manufacturing and transporting a three-machine concrete paving ‘train’ for the United States Armed Forces. FedHarmony is an Arlington, VA company which serves as the liaison between manufacturers like HEM and federal government agencies, (www.fedharmony.com). The HEM PS12-28 Placer Spreader, SFP14-37 Slip-Form Paver and TC12-28 Texture…

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Visit HEM at the 2019 World of Concrete!

Dec 3, 2018

After a very successful return to the World of Concrete (WOC) in 2018, HEM will again be exhibiting at the 2019 WOC in Las Vegas, NV! This annual conference and exhibition for concrete professionals is the largest of its kind and will welcome approximately 100,000 visitors to the Las Vegas Convention Center Tuesday, January 22nd…

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Certified Concrete Construction

Nov 26, 2018

A First Time Paving Success Story Certified Concrete Construction (CCC) of Raleigh, North Carolina is a great example of persistence paying off.   CCC has been a respected name in concrete construction since 1997 specializing in curb and gutter, sidewalks, walls and slabs using a vibratory screed.  But Operations Manager Johnny Sousa always had bigger things…

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BCOA (Bonded Concrete Overlay)

Nov 12, 2018

– Whitetopping 2.0 Whitetopping, the process of a concrete overlay to resurface distressed asphalt pavement, has a long history of use and is a well-established process.  However, recent advances in whitetopping techniques that rely on a bond between the concrete overlay and the existing asphalt pavement have rejuvenated the topic. Known as BCOA (Bonded Concrete…

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HEM Employee in the Spotlight – Liz

Sep 8, 2018

  She welds like a girl (and that is a good thing)! Elizabeth Popejoy-Geiken started with HEM in March of 2018 after graduating from the Marshalltown Community College welding program.  She discovered her love for welding and started developing her skill in high school, taking a MIG welding class.  She found that she was pretty…

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HEM Paving Receives GSA Approval

Jul 15, 2018

HEM Paving is excited to announce that HEM concrete paving products have received GSA Approval. GSA Approval is a status used to describe organizations and products that have been approved to sell to the United States Government through the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA).   HEM Paving achieved this status through their partnership with FedHarmony,…

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Start-up & Training in Argentina

Jul 10, 2018

Heavy Equipment Manufacturing (HEM) Paving recently completed a start up and training of a Slip Form Paver (SFP) 8-15 for Jumi SRL Constructora in Jujuy, Argentina. This is HEM Paving’s first unit delivered to Argentina. After final assembly and quality assurance checks, HEM technicians provided initial training in the Jumi assembly yard. After transport to…

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HEM Paving Ships MP2500 to Russia

May 24, 2018

Heavy Equipment Manufacturing (HEM) based in Grundy Center, Iowa, recently completed the manufacture and shipment of an MP2500 Material Placer to Russia. The HEM MP2500 has a 4.8 cubic yard/3.66 cubic meter capacity hopper to receive concrete from dump trucks.  The MP2500 then transports that concrete via a 35 foot/10.66 meter conveyor to the front…

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