That’s a RAP

OverviewMississippi Asphalt Company uses growing RAP industry, IROCK Mobile Crushing Plant to increase production
Bigger, stronger, faster. In a world where time is of the essence and money is tight, efficiency is crucial. It’s no surprise business leaders like Dan Linley continually search for methods and products to make their operations soar. Linley, vice president of Superior Asphalt in Jackson, Miss., found the boost he was looking for in processing an old product with a new machine.
Superior Asphalt, Inc., founded in 1991, began as a small, one plant asphalt operation that mainly paved parking lots. Now, 22 years later, the company operates out of four asphalt plants and is the second largest highway contractor in Mississippi. Pulling from its five sand and gravel pits throughout the state, as well as milling and crushing Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP), Superior now produces approximately one million tons of asphalt per year. About 90 percent of that is used for repaving state highways and 10 percent is allotted to government and private projects. [Read more…]