February 22, 2017 – Burnco Rock Products Ltd has acquired Bestway Concrete Company, a leading ready mix concrete and aggregate producer in the metro Denver and northern Colorado regions.
February 17, 2017 - CRH Canada Group’s environment manager Maria Topalovic discussed managing water tables and species at risk during the 2017 OSSGA AGM and conference in Ottawa, which took place from Feb. 15 to 17 in Ottawa.
February 15, 2017 – The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) kicked off its annual conference and annual general meeting today at The Westin Ottawa Hotel in Ottawa.
February 15, 2017 - Metso will unveil game-changing crushing technology for the aggregates industry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas from March 7 to 11, 2017.
Febraury 3, 2017 - Grape vineyard. Honeybee re-population. Naturalized Ginseng Habitat.
January 25, 2017 - Rock to Road sat down with Dale Soetaert, the newly elected president for the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association, during ASGA's annual general meeting in Enoch, Alberta to discuss the importance of continuing the association's work related to the truck registry and cap levies.
January 25, 2017 - Rock to Road sat down with Dale Soetaert, the newly elected president for the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association, during ASGA's annual general meeting in Enoch, Alberta to discuss ASGA's upcoming challenges, opportunities and initiatives.
January 18, 2017 - Kolberg-Pioneer, Johnson Crushers International and Astec Mobile Screens will unveil their latest innovations during the 2017 ConExpo-Con/Agg tradeshow, located in the Astec Industries’ booth, C-30332 in Central Hall.
January 12, 2017 – We need to tell our stories. That was the message given during the announcement of the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association’s first-ever Awards of Excellence Program at the association’s annual general meeting at the Marriott River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, Alta.
January 11, 2017 - Dale Soetaert has been named the new president of the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association.
January 5, 2017 - Terex Washing Systems (TWS) are delighted to announce their debut at CQMS 2017 Show, taking place on April 21 and 22, 2017.
January 3, 2016 - Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.
February 24, 2017 - The upcoming construction season will bring safer travelling conditions to an important route linking the Okanagan to West Kootenay, as two projects get underway on Highway 6.
February 23, 2017 - The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is starting work this week on a $2-million Highway 7 median barrier project for Maple Ridge, B.C.
February 16, 2017 - Ontario Ministry of Transportation's director of its investment strategies branch Shael Gwartz offered an update on the Ontario Provincial Highway Program to close to 300 attendees at the 2017 Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association convention and annual general meeting, taking place from Feb. 15 to 17 at the The Westin Ottawa in Ottawa, Ont.
February 16, 2017 - The project to improve safety and access along Highway 1 through the Lower Lynn Corridor, just north of the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing is moving forward with the contract now tendered for the new, $36 million Mountain Highway Interchange.
February 15, 2017 - The section of Trans-Canada Highway that runs from Kamloops, B.C. to the Alberta border is an engineering marvel that winds its way around impressive mountains, across rivers and through many small communities, connecting British Columbia to the rest of the country.
February 15, 2017 - B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure was recently issued an Environmental Assessment Certificate for the George Massey Tunnel Replacement project by Environment Minister Mary Polak and Community, Sport and Cultural Development Minister Peter Fassbender.
February 13, 2017 - The Government of Prince Edward Island has posted an interactive map online that offers information on P.E.I.’s Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy's planned construction projects for 2017.
February 10, 2017 - Over the past several years, early tender calls have been identified as a top priority issue by the Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA).
Febraury 9, 2017 - Repairing and building new roads and bridges can present challenges to experienced contractors in the best of times. But when that work has to be performed on and around busy highways things can get far more complicated. A great deal of planning is needed to ensure things runs smoothly and safely. One contractor that knows the value of good planning is the S.T. Wooten Corporation.
February 9, 2017 - The St. John’s Airport Authority is partway through a massive airport renewal project that includes rehabilitating its runways, building new roadways and parking lots and expanding the terminal. St. John’s-based Pyramid Construction is working to help make this happen, in what is otherwise a slump in construction activity.
February 8, 2017 - The Government of Manitoba recently announced it is investing more than $1.9 million in 10 projects to build and repair municipal bridges across the province.
February 7, 2017 - Over two kilometres of Highway 5 are now widened to include a passing lane and a commercial vehicle safety enforcement (CVSE) pullout has been built, easing congestion and bringing safer conditions along this route.
February 21, 2017 - Deister Machine Co., Inc, introduces its new EMCO 360 Crusher Optimizer Feeder - the latest addition to its line of electromechanical vibrating feeders.
February 21, 2017 – ContiTech is showcasing to the North American market two conveyor belt products that can carry loads up a vertical incline as steep as 90 degrees both in above ground and underground applications.
February 21, 2017 – Terex Washing Systems (TWS) is gearing up for a major announcement to be made at North America’s largest tradeshow, CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 in Las Vegas, Nev.
February 14, 2017 — To commemorate 50 years of the articulated motor grader at CONEXPO-CON/AGG in Las Vegas, John Deere will display a restored JD570 model that was reconditioned by two retired John Deere Dubuque Works employees, Don Bagby and Jerry Bode. Introduced in 1967, the JD570 pioneered many of the innovations and developments seen on motor graders today, including articulated frame steering, hydraulically controlled machine functions and the rollover protective structure (ROPS).
February 14, 2017 - CASE Construction Equipment has launched an all-new Total Cost of Ownership Calculator at CaseCE.com that provides both prospective buyers and current equipment owners insight into lifetime ownership costs. Based on a broad range of operational factors covering the entire line of CASE equipment, the program calculates data in U.S. and Canadian currencies, as well as metric and imperial measurements.
February 10, 2017 — Regal Beloit Corporation, a leading manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission components, announced it has launched the Time Saving Axial Groove in Bore feature to the SealMaster Large Bore Performance Gold Line Mounted Ball Bearing.
February 10, 2017 — Kerr Crane Service of Timmins, Ont., recently expanded its crane fleet with the addition of a new Demag AC 250-6 all terrain crane. With a 262-ft. main boom and impressive load chart, the Demag AC 250-6 crane is the most compact 6-axle crane, which will give Kerr Crane’s better maneuverability in confined working areas and easy over-the-road transportation. The new unit joins an extensive fleet of mobile cranes ranging in size from 28-ton to 400-ton capacity.
February 10, 2017 — Scott Raffaelli has been named the new vice-president and general manager of Pettibone/Traverse Lift, LLC, a leading manufacturer of rugged material handling equipment for construction, oil and gas, railroad, and other applications. In his new position, Raffaelli will oversee all company activities, including engineering, operations, sales and aftermarket.
February 9, 2017 – Flexco has announced its plans to exhibit at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017, held in Las Vegas from March 7 to 11, 2017. At the show, Flexco will be addressing splicing, cleaning, tracking, and belt slippage needs at Booth S5554, located in Silver Lots 1 and 2.
February 9, 2017 — Capable of working around congested job sites in efficient fashion, the updated John Deere 75G and 85G excavators boast new customer-inspired features, including hand-controlled proportional auxiliary hydraulics and the ability to be equipped with a hydraulic coupler that allows the machines to use backhoe buckets.
February 7, 2017 — Asphalt Drum Mixers, Inc. offers four models of portable and stationary recycle systems to enhance asphalt plants’ cost-efficiency. Recycle systems allow plants to use milled material in hot mix asphalt (HMA). Since recycled asphalt pavement (RAP) is much cheaper than virgin aggregate, the result is a less expensive finished product that maintains the high quality of a pure virgin aggregate mix.
Feb. 6, 2017 - Dozens braved the unusually snowy weather in Chilliwack, B.C., to see the impressive line-up of crushing and screening equipment from Keestrack.
February 14 2017 - Rock to Road met up with Ontario Road Builders’ Association’s COO Geoff Wilkinson to discuss the success of ORBA’s 90th AGM and convention, which took place on February 6 and 7 in Toronto.
February 13, 2017 - At last week’s 90th Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) Convention and Annual General Meeting, several awards and honours were presented to members in the industry for their service and commitment to the association and the road building industry in Ontario.
February 10, 2017 - Have an idea to improve an existing statistics program, such as a new metric, product attribute, or change to the size class configuration? Want to propose a new program for a product your company manufactures?
February 8, 2017 - The organizers of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 recently released a preview of the show’s new Tech Experience.
February 8, 2017 – CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest international gathering in the Western Hemisphere for the construction industries, revealed an exciting line-up of featured speakers for its Tech Talks forum.
February 7, 2017 – Randall J. “Randy” Mucha, the corporate director of health and safety for Lehigh Hanson, will receive the National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association’s (NSSGA’s) James M. Christie Safety & Health Professional of the Year Award. The award recognizes an individual for substantial contributions and commitment to safe and healthy practices within his or her company and the industry.
January 25, 2017 - Rock to Road sat down with Dale Soetaert, the newly elected president for the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association, during ASGA's annual general meeting in Enoch, Alberta to discuss the importance of continuing the association's work related to health and safety and permitting.
January 25, 2017 - The Infrastructure Health & Safety Association's (IHSA) COR Internal Auditor Conference takes place on February 28 at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga, Ont.
January 11, 2017 - Communication is key. This was one of the messages conveyed during the first session of the Alberta Sand & Gravel Association’s 2017 AGM, which took place today at the Marriott River Cree Resort and Casino in Enoch, Alta.
January 6, 2017 - On October 31, 2016 the membership of the Ontario Hot Mix Producers Association and the Ontario Road Builders Association voted in favour to amalgamate OHMPA with ORBA.
January 3, 2017 - Readers of Rock to Road have recently contacted us with questions and concerns about the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA).
December 13, 2016 - OSSGA recently launched its Aggregates 201 training course, which will take place on January 24, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel.
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COR Internal Auditor ConferenceTue Feb 28, 2017 @ 8:30am - 04:00pm
CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017Tue Mar 07, 2017
The Work Truck Show 2017Tue Mar 14, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
CCA Annual ConferenceMon Mar 20, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
CTA Spring Board MeetingSun Mar 26, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
2017 MHCA EXPOTue Apr 04, 2017 @ 8:00am -