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by asphalt
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:43 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: Need Help Removing Pavement Markings (Dubai)
Replies: 3
Views: 11012

Re: Need Help Removing Pavement Markings (Dubai)

40,000psi ultra high pressure is used to remove the rubber marks on airport run ways. The rubber tends to burn into the paint. The best way is to use the not so friendly oil based traffic paint and put it on thick so as it oxidizes it offers a self healing or cleaning effect. I know this does not an...
by asphalt
Wed Jul 20, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: Union infiltration
Replies: 5
Views: 19339

Re: Union infiltration

Thanks Tom Eh! I feel it is good to let others know how the Union works and their scandalous angles how be it there are many more stories I could tell but it will really not change my current situation. If you know of anyone that wants a compete paving operation (equipment, marketing and training) b...
by asphalt
Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:53 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: Union infiltration
Replies: 5
Views: 19339

Re: Union infiltration

I hear you loud and clear. Only in Canada the cost of wages are probably a bit higher due to our seasonal operations and there is the unions 10% retirement fund to boot. Just for example a unskilled labourer that cost me $20.00 an hour will cost me $32.00 then there's all the government taxes and em...
by asphalt
Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:08 pm
Forum: General/Other
Topic: HELP!!! Needed
Replies: 0
Views: 6339

HELP!!! Needed

Some back ground I've been in the sweeping, line painting and paving industries for over 30 years here in Ontario Canada. I run a full paving operation and 10 street sweepers-7 Johnston vac trucks (605's and newer) and three high dump mechanicals. We do not do maintenance sweeping only winter clean-...

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