April 24, 2015 - A well-known water conservation technology has found its way into washing equipment for the sand and gravel industry, and the natural stone and recycling industries in North America, courtesy of Haver & Boecker Canada’s Hydro-Clean mobile washing systems.
Work smarter, not harder, is a welcome concept in the mobile crushing and screening industry where operations face ever-changing locations, applications and product specifications.
April 1, 2015 - Athabasca Minerals Inc. experienced a net loss for its aggregates operations in 2014 despite improved sales volumes, production costs and revenue.
March 24, 2015 – To better align the company’s name with its new strategy and product offerings, the W.S. Tyler Screening Group will now be known as Haver & Boecker.
Finding efficiencies throughout the quarry is paramount for competing in today’s Canadian aggregates market.
Feb. 9, 2015, Chula Vista, CA - A leading west coast recycler of asphalt and concrete material from large demolition and road projects has successfully employed an atomized mist dust suppression system to control air quality in and around its Chula Vista plant.
Jan. 29, 2015, Wixom, Mich. - First-of-its kind test for rod wipers developed by Halite and MSOE sets new industry criteria for contaminant exclusion.
Dec. 12, 2014 – Superior Industries, a major U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of material handling systems and their related components, says its washing fines recovery system was granted patent protection from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Dec. 10, 2014, Sunnydale, California - The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Trimble an exemption that will allow it to conduct commercial operation of its UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the U.S.
The Armadex product line of high-performance, bolt-down rubber screen sections and liners from Polydeck Screen Corporation offer outstanding performance in the most abusive, top deck screening applications.
Vancouver-based Polaris Minerals Corporation recently started building an aggregates receiving terminal in the Port of Long Beach to serve the Los Angeles basin market in Southern California.
Ed Seguin & Sons Trucking & Paving Ltd., based in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, has always been a family business.
May 11, 2015 – The City of Edmonton will invest $451 million on 175 projects during the 2015 road construction season, which officially began last week.
May 5, 2015 – The City of Regina is proceeding with its largest road construction budget ever, with $27.1 million being spent during this construction season.
May 4, 2015 – Canada’s largest city will spend $270 million this year on the construction and rehabilitation of its roads, highways, and bridges.
April 30, 2015 - Rock to Road’s first resource roads management maintenance webinar drew approximately 25 attendees interested in learning how to extend the lifetimes of the roads they maintain and build.
With over six million Canadians already living within the Greater Toronto Area, and a projected growth to upwards of nine million in the next 20 years, expansion of transportation infrastructure has become vital to support the ever-increasing population.
April 2, 2015 – Ontario has officially completed the purchase of 87 pieces of property needed for the expansion of Highway 7 between Kitchener and Guelph.
April 2, 2015 – The City of Saskatoon is increasing its budget for road construction and rehabilitation in 2015, spending an additional $3 million over 2014 for a total of $53 million.
April 2, 2015 – The Alberta government announced funding for urban highway projects as part of its 2015-16 budget, including twinning sections of Highway 19 between the QEII and Highway 60.
March 24, 2015 - The Manitoba government is investing heavily this year in road and bridge upgrades in the northern part of the province.
March 18th, 2015 - The B.C. government announced B.C. on the Move, a 10-year transportation plan that outlines critical investments and improvements throughout the province that will improve the daily lives of British Columbians.
March 2, 2015 – The Government of Quebec announced a nearly $5 billion investment in the province’s road infrastructure, including $3.7 billion for the Turcot Interchange.
Nine hundred and fifty kilometres north of Quebec City, Stornoway Diamond Corporation is investing $811 million in capital expenditures in the province’s first diamond mine.
May 20, 2015 - CASE Construction Equipment announced that its 621F and 721F wheel loaders now meet Tier 4 Final emissions standards.
May 14, 2015 - Superior Industries, Inc. released version 12.0 of its telescoping radial stacker automation program. While the updated program does not affect the physical function of the machine, the appearance of the software received a major makeover.
May 11, 2015 - Trimble and Advantage PressurePro announced the integration of PressurePro’s TPMS capabilities with the Trimble SNM451 Connected Site Gateway telematics device. The integration, which adds full tire performance data, further expands the functionality of the versatile and cost effective SNM451.
May 7, 2015 — The John Deere 210G LC excavator is the latest addition to the evolving G-Series lineup. The updated construction-class model is equipped with a Tier 4 Final engine and meets the strictest emission standards.
April 28, 2015 – Kenworth now offers the Meritor Front Steer (MFS) non-drive axle family rated from 12,000 to 14,600 pounds in standard and wide track options for selected Class 8 trucks and the Class 7 Kenworth T370.
April 28, 2015 - Terex Minerals Processing Systems (MPS) has launched its new MC450X cone module, increasing the tonnage, application capabilities, and crushing efficiency of its existing modular product range with their largest cone crusher module to date.
April 24, 2015 – Powerscreen launched its newest mobile screening product, the Warrior 600, at Intermat in France.
April 23, 2015 - CASE Construction Equipment introduced five new crawler excavators: the CX210D, the CX250D, the CX250D Long Reach (LR), the CX300D and the CX350D. These new models are designed to provide significant operational gains, including cycle times up to 12 per cent faster, improved responsiveness and multifunctional control, and up to 14 per cent greater fuel efficiency.
April 23, 2015 - The new Doosan DL250-5 and DL250TC-5 (tool carrier) wheel loaders offer improvements in fuel efficiency, operator comfort, serviceability, reliability and remote monitoring with Doosan Telematics. These models will replace the “dash-3” (interim Tier 4) models with a Tier 4-compliant Doosan DL06 diesel engine.
April 21, 2015 - Doosan has expanded its Tier 4 excavator lineup with two new wheel models — the DX140W-5 and DX190W-5 — for applications that require an excavator with rubber tires. The “dash-5” excavators replace the “dash-3” (interim Tier 4) models. In addition to a Tier 4 diesel engine, these models feature improved fuel efficiency from a new Smart Power Control (SPC) selectable engine mode and multiple product enhancements.
April 20, 2015 - SSAB is launching Strenx, a new high-strength structural steel product brand. This will open up new competitive possibilities for customers to make stronger, lighter and more sustainable products.
Trimble introduced a new version of its Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System and Trimble CCS900 Compaction Control System with performance improvements for dozers and machine-to-machine communication capabilities for soil, landfill and asphalt compactors.
The 2015 edition of World of Concrete continued to build on the success of previous shows, with the best-recorded attendance in six years.
Equipment and technology manufacturers from across the global rock to road industry converged at the Baltimore Convention Centre for this year’s World of Asphalt/AGG1.
The nation’s largest heavy equipment show drew record numbers to the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. as the biennial National Heavy Equipment Show showcased premier equipment and technologies available to the industry.
Landmark judgement could have legal repercussions for municipal road maintenance
Even the savviest (and I believe the relatively few) investors who make a living by timing the markets were fooled in 2014.
Looking at this year’s nominations for the Rock to Road Top 10 under 40, I couldn’t help but get a little excited.
April 10, 2015 – Rock to Road magazine has officially released its Top 10 under 40, recognizing 10 outstanding aggregates and road construction industry professionals that are leading the next generation workforce.
March 6, 2015 – Attendees of day one of the National Heavy Equipment Show had plenty of opportunities to learn important information about the aggregates and road construction industry.
Feb. 26, 2015 – The Ontario aggregates industry is meeting challenging business conditions head on thanks to ideas and initiatives being addressed as part of this year’s Ontario Stone, Sand and Gravel Association AGM.
Feb. 11, 2015 – Unless there is a dramatic shift in political will in Ontario over the next decade, roadbuilders in the province will have plenty of opportunity for work in the coming years.
World of Asphalt/AGG1 is back in 2015, coming off the success of an incredible CONEXPO-CON/AGG in 2014 in Las Vegas
The biennial National Heavy Equipment Show is returning to Mississauga’s International Centre, March 5-6, 2015
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Canada North Resources ExpoFri May 29, 2015
OSSGA Rehabilitation TourMon Jun 22, 2015
BCRB Fall ConferenceSun Sep 13, 2015
PPRA 2015Tue Oct 13, 2015
SHCA Fall ConventionThu Nov 19, 2015
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