July 22, 2016 - Growing demand can lead to increased profit for an aggregates operation — that is, if it can keep up and maintain maximum efficiency. That’s why it’s important for producers to use the best tools for the job. The right choice is especially important when choosing screen media for vibrating screens.
July 12, 2016 - It was just a few months ago that JF Gabanna, director of business development for Interoute Construction Ltd. (a subsidiary of Terus Construction), first got his hands on a drone. Sure, he had seen a local company makes its case for using the emerging technology, but it wasn’t anything that was completely on his radar.
July 7, 2016 - “It has become a key lever of our industry to reduce our carbon emissions,” says Robert Cumming, environment director for Lafarge Canada Inc.
July 7, 2016 - Since its early days doing residential projects with a single truck backhoe and a dozer, Conception Bay South, N.L.-based Farrell’s Excavating Ltd., has grown to become one of the top five asphalt producers on the island. And asphalt is not all they do.
June 29, 2016 – When it’s time to celebrate a 50th anniversary, you do it in a big way. At Screen Machine, that means debuting about 75 tons of new machinery and welcoming nearly 700 guests for the day.
June 28, 2016 - U.S. Concrete, Inc. announced that it has acquired the assets of NYCON Supply Corp. (NYCON), a ready-mixed concrete producer headquartered in the Long Island City neighborhood of Queens, N.Y.
May 13, 2016 – Guelph-Eramosa Council has granted approval for a proposed 51-hectare aggregate pit.
April 26, 2016 - Limestone has been in the ground for hundreds of millions of years and its use in building construction dates back at least to the pyramids in ancient Egypt.
April 11, 2016 - Cement manufacturers produced 521,482 tonnes of cement products in February, up 5.5 per cent from January and up 5.3 per cent from the 495,272 tonnes produced in February 2015.
April 1, 2016 – A major hurdle has been cleared in the development of a new 180-acre gravel pit in Adjala-Tosorontio.
A new credit course - PLAN 474/674 – aggregate resources planning, development and management – was introduced in the fall term of 2015 at the University of Waterloo as an elective in the school of planning. The course exposes participants to a variety of topics associated with aggregate resources – important but contentious issues in planning and resource management in Ontario and elsewhere.
March 17, 2016 – A Nova Scotia-based construction company is hoping to get approval for an expansion project that would see the footprint of its quarry operation increase by nearly 20 times its current size.
July 15, 2016 - The Province of Ontario is investing more than $3 million to construct a new roundabout on Highway 21 at Grey-Bruce Line/Bruce Road 10, making travel easier for families and businesses in the region.
July 7, 2016- In recent years, major urban areas like Edmonton, Calgary and Montreal have seen heavy investment in new and upgraded transportation routes that help people and goods get into their cities, but also assist traffic in getting around it.
June 28, 2016 - Ontario is making major improvements to highways, roads and bridges in Southwestern Ontario that will create or sustain more than 21,000 construction jobs across the province and make travel easier for families and businesses.
June 24, 2016 - Phase 1 of the Highway 407 East Project extension project, which includes Highway 407 from Brock Road in Pickering to Harmony Road in Oshawa, and Highway 412, which connects Highways 407 and 401, opened to the public on June 20, 2016.
June 24, 2016 - An asphalt resurfacing project for the Coquihalla Highway in B.C., a section of Highway 5, will begin next month with resurfacing taking place in the three stretches of the mountain pass - between the Nicolum Creek Bridge and Portia Bridge, from the Portia Bridge to the Box Canyon area, and between Ottomite Bridge and the Zopkios brake check, according to a recent article in the Merritt Herald.
June 21, 2016 - Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation recently announced it is making major improvements to highways, roads and bridges across Central Ontario that are expected to create or sustain more than 21,000 construction jobs across the province.
June 6, 2016 - The Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure has produced flyover videos looking at the $1.88 billion Regina Bypass currently under construction.
June 6, 2016 - Saskatchewan's Ministry of Highways of Infrastructure has published two flyover videos looking at the work thatwill be done in the construction of the $1.88 billion Regina Bypass.
June 6, 2016 - Contractors working on The Big Lift, the redecking of the Macdonald Bridge in Halifax, discuss what it's like to work on the project.
May 20, 2016 - The governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories have announced the completion of a successful third construction season of the Inuvik Tuktoyaktuk Highway.
May 6, 2016 – Construction is getting underway in Regina, with more than $86 million worth of infrastructure projects set for the 2016 season.
May 5, 2016 - Through the Northern Highways Program, Government of Ontario is investing a total of $39.2 million in four rehabilitation projects in the northwest part of the province.
July 21, 2016 - The new C-1540 direct drive cone crusher is the latest addition to the Terex Finlay range of tracked mobile cone crushers.
July 21, 2016 - Fifty years ago Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) launched the world’s first articulated hauler, the Volvo DR 631, in Braås, Sweden. “Gravel Charlie” quickly became a construction industry icon and operator favourite, with over 70,000 articulated haulers sold throughout the world!
July 21, 2016 - The new Terex Finlay 674 is a highly versatile and adaptable machine engineered and built for working in quarrying, mining, construction and demolition debris, topsoil, recycling, sand, gravel, coal and aggregate applications.
July 12, 2016 — Haver & Boecker has hired Ron Gundlach as its southwestern sales manager. He brings more than 20 years of industry experience to his new role.
July 7, 2016 - In 2016 Powerscreen, one of the world’s leading providers of mobile crushing and screening equipment, marks half a century of serving the crushing and screening industry around the world.
Trackstack offered the crowds at Hillhead 2016 a live demonstration of its 8042T tracked stockpiler.
Powerscreen offered attendees live demonstrations of its Powerscreen Chieftain 2200 at Hillhead 2016.
Sandvik offered attendees at Hillhead 2016 a chance to see a live demo of its QJ241 mobile crusher working alongside its QA335 mobile doublescreen.
Terex Finlay offered the thousands in attendance at Hillhead 2016, a chance to check out some of the company’s latest products in action, including the I-140RS impact crusher, J-1480 jaw crusher and C-1554 cone crusher.
June 29, 2016 — A workhorse in mining and quarrying operations, the John Deere 870G LC production-class excavator follows in the footsteps of its G-Series counterparts with the addition of an EPA Final Tier 4 (FT4)/EU Stage IV diesel engine and other customer-influenced updates to meet the demands of today’s job site.
June 22, 2016 – Haver & Boecker introduces its Tyler F-Class Split-Bucket Mounting System, which offers simplified maintenance and bearings change outs for operators and, in turn, cuts service downtime in half. The rubber mount housing, or split-bucket system, provides operators easy access to critical components, such as rubber mounts and body brackets.
June 22, 2016 - Terex Corporation announced that it has agreed to sell its German compact construction business to Yanmar Holdings Co., Ltd. for cash proceeds of approximately $60 million. The German compact construction business manufactures and sells midi/mini excavators, wheeled excavators and compact wheel loaders. Included in the transaction is the manufacturing facility located in Crailsheim, Germany and the parts distribution centre located in Rothenburg, Germany. The sale, which is subject to government regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions, is targeted to close in the second half of 2016.
July 19, 2016 - The aggregate industry is always finding new and better ways to ensure we can get the job done safely and correctly—the first time and every time. New ideas and innovation in technology keep pushing us forward and make us more productive and sustainable. The Ontario Stone Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) is calling for presentation proposals for its 2017 Operations, Health and Safety Seminar!
June 28, 2016 – “Turn off your cell phone while operating off-road equipment” is the key message from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) in a new jointly developed safety alert that emphasizes the hazards of distracted driving while on the worksite.
April 28, 2016 - Hundreds of exhibitors, showing off cutting-edge heavy equipment, filled Olympic Stadium last Friday and Saturday, April 22nd and 23rd, for the latest edition of Expo Grands Travaux. The heavy equipment show featured big equipment for big projects and offered tons of big iron on display from major players in the industry.
April 26, 2016 - The 2016 edition of World of Concrete provided plenty of opportunities to discover the newest equipment, technology and innovations available for the Canadian concrete road construction industry.
April 18, 2016 - Training… why do it? The short and simple answer to the question of why bother with construction training is twofold: safety and productivity.
April 4, 2016 - In my limited four years of experience covering the industry, this has always been something that seemed brutally obvious to me: you recycle aggregates from road and building sites and find secondary uses for the resources once you crush it.
March 28, 2016 – World of Asphalt/AGG1 has come and gone, smashing previous attendance and exhibitor space records in the process.
March 7, 2016 - Infrastructure investment is crucial to the prosperity of a region – it supports the quality of life of its residents and the productive capacity of its industries. Federal, provincial and municipal underinvestment in infrastructure over the past few decades is arguably the biggest hindrance to Ontario’s economic competitiveness.
March 1, 2016 - How do you build a better road? I don’t think I truly grasped the complexity of that question until I stepped into a room with 400 asphalt industry professionals in December.
February 5, 2016 – Drone technology is making its official entrance into the construction industry that to an agreement between a military equipment superpower and one of North America's leading technology solutions distributors.
February 3, 2016 – It's only fitting that two companies with such strong ties shared the spotlight on day two of World of Concrete in Las Vegas.
February 2, 2016 – The Canadian road construction industry will soon see some new big iron that made its debut on the show floor at World of Concrete.
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2016 Concrete Truck RodeoSun Aug 14, 2016 @ 7:30am - 05:00pm
Concrete Ontario 2016 AGM and ConventionThu Sep 15, 2016 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
BC Roadbuilders Fall ConferenceSun Sep 18, 2016
Transportation Association of Canada Conference and ExhibitionSun Sep 25, 2016
MINExpo International 2016Mon Sep 26, 2016 @ 8:30am - 05:00pm
2016 Bridging the Gap Construction Safety Conference and Trade ShowThu Oct 27, 2016 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm