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.
January 2, 2017 - Athabasca Minerals Inc. recently announced the purchase of two gravel pits located in the Wood Buffalo region of Alberta. The gravel pits include KM248 and Cowpar gravel properties and were acquired for a purchase price of $600,000.
January 2, 2017 - Rock to Road is now accepting presentation proposals for the inaugural Quarry Tech forum taking place on April 5, 2017 in Vaughan, Ont.
December 22, 2016 - Quarry Tech is a one-day workshop focused on the latest technologies designed for optimizing quarry operations.
December 13, 2016 - The HX1 prototype autonomous, battery-electric, load carrier from Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has scooped the Swedish Institute for Quality’s (SIQ) Quality Innovation of the Year Award. Winning in the Potential Innovations category, Volvo CE’s vision of a futuristic machine is one element of a present-day electric site research project that is predicted to cut carbon emissions by up to 95% and lower total cost of ownership costs by a quarter.
December 9, 2016 - OSSGA learned that the Justice Committee has met and established a timeline for hearings on Bill 39. The Committee will meet for two days of hearings, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 and Thursday, March 2, 2017.
December 6, 2016 - It's a fact. OSSGA members provide the stone, sand and gravel needed to build Ontario communities. We are surrounded by aggregate – it is literally the foundation of our lives. Yet many of us are unaware of how essential it is.
December 2, 2016 - In the ongoing quest to create greener aggregate operations that produce less carbon emissions, Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) has partnered with its customer Skanska Sweden, the Swedish Energy Agency and two Swedish universities to create an electric site research project designed to electrify certain transport stages in quarry operations from excavation to primary crushing and transport to secondary crushing.
January 17, 2016 - Emergency stabilization work at the Ten-Mile Slide on Highway 99 northeast of Lillooet is now underway, providing immediate short-term stabilization that will allow the highway to be opened to two lanes, improving safety and mobility for the local communities and the traveling public.
January 13, 2017 - Two contracts for preliminary construction work on the George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project in B.C. will go to tender this week. The contracts are for site preparation in order to improve ground conditions for future lane widening.
January 12, 2017 - The Canadian Council of Independent Laboratories (CCIL) is urging the Ontario government to restore and strengthen independent oversight of all highway construction projects in the province. CCIL estimates that this initiative would reduce provincial expenditures by hundreds of millions of dollars – and potentially could save $2 billion or more – over the next 10 years.
January 6, 2017 - Based on project planning in 2016, the federal Gas Tax Fund (GTF) supported 309 local roads and bridges projects in Saskatchewan's rural municipalities last year.
January 5, 2017 - No more free rides for Ontario’s commuters in the Greater Toronto Area. Starting February 1, tolls for driving on the Highway 407 extension and Highway 412 will begin.
January 2, 2017 – A new photovoltaic road surface recently debuted in North America.
December 22, 2016 - A project to install inlaid durable pavement markings at two locations in the southern interior is now complete.
December 19, 2016 - The federal government and province of Ontario have announced they will both provide upwards of $47.57 million worth of funding for the expansion of Highway 417 in Ottawa.
December 16, 2016 - The Yellowhead Trail freeway project will receive more than $1 billion in joint funding. The project will convert a section of Highway 16 (Yellowhead Trail) from an expressway to a freeway.
December 14, 2016 – Construction is now finished on three more kilometres of upgrades that will improve safety and reliability on the Trans-Canada Highway.
December 13, 2016 - It is no secret that proper compaction in the field is one of the most important aspects of building a pavement and is key to long-term pavement performance. Research shows that durability is linked to increased pavement density.
December 9, 2016 - The Province of Ontario and the federal government have announced that they are partnering to expand Highway 404.
January 18, 2017 - Dexter + Chaney's Steve Rasmussen takes Rock to Road through its Spectrum Ticketing solution, unveiled at the 2017 edition of the World of Concrete in Las Vegas this week.
January 17, 2017 - McCloskey International has introduced a 36” x 100’ VBIN desegregating telescoping stacker, which will make its debut at CONEXPO/CON-AGG 2017 March 11 to 17 in Las Vegas, Nev. This is the third product introduced in a growing line of self-contained desegregating conveyors to enhance and streamline materials handling.
January 13, 2017 - Keestrack, a global specialist for mobile crushing and screening equipment, takes CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 as a perfect opportunity to strengthen its position on the American markets and to present highly flexible solutions for contractors in the recycling and aggregates industry. International product experts at booth C33043 will focus on the latest technical innovations and provide expert information on the expanding Keestrack range of machines.
January 12, 2016 - Fifty years ago, the articulated hauler was originated on the design philosophy that a truck could be both powerful and productive, while remaining incredibly nimble and efficient. Today, no line of articulated haulers better exemplifies this philosophy than the updated Volvo G-Series.
January 11, 2017 - Netarus LLC, maker of the HoistCam platform of remote camera monitoring systems, has been selected to participate in the inaugural Tech Experience at ConExpo-Con/Agg 2017, March 7 to 11 in Las Vegas, Nev.
January 10, 2017 – A significant investment in tooling and product engineering by a global leader in bulk material handling technology has produced a patented conveyor belt cleaner that is projected to reduce the cost of ownership by cleaning better and lasting longer.
January 10, 2017 - The Terex Finlay I-140 direct drive 1270mm x 1240mm (50” x 48”) horizontal impact crusher with variable speed gives operators unprecedented levels of production in both recycling, mining and quarrying applications. The robust and proven Terex CR032 chamber gives excellent reduction ratios and high consistency of product shape.
January 10, 2017 – Continental has introduced Select ContiCleat, a versatile conveyor belt for steep inclines and the most gruelling conveyor applications.
January 9, 2016 — A pillar in mining and quarrying operations, the John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III Aggregate Handler configuration. The workhorse machines offer customers increased uptime and the ability to sell more material more efficiently to improve their bottom lines.
January 6, 2017 - One of the world leaders of material processing technology for modular, portable and static crushing and screening equipment is pleased announce that they will be exhibiting at the upcoming ConExpo Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nev.
January 6, 2017 – Visitors are encouraged to visit Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology in the Silver Lot, booth S5128, during CONEXPO-CON/AGG, March 7-11, 2017, in Las Vegas, Nev., to learn about new developments in Mineral and Ground Tools for mining, trenching and road planing.
January 4, 2017 – Enerpac, a global market leader in high-pressure hydraulic tools, will exhibit its latest developments in heavy lifting technology in Las Vegas at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 from March 7 to 11, 2017. The outdoor display located in the Gold Lot, booth G1127, will showcase a wide range of tools and industry leading heavy lifting equipment for the construction market.
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.
December 12, 2016 - Nilex is hosting a free webinar, “Optimization of Asphalt Pavement” for OHMPA members on January 12 at 10 a.m. EST.
December 12, 2016 - OSSGA will be offering its Aggregates 101 course on January 24, 2017.
December 9, 2016 - CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 will offer a record 143 education sessions across 10 tracks, including a new Technology track, to provide attendees with the latest industry knowledge and best practices to improve their professional skills and company productivity.
December 7, 2016 - MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, will host a free webinar on the benefits of integrating in-cab video into a fleet management solution on December 14 at 2 p.m. EST.
December 2, 2016 - On January 10, 2017, the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association and the Winnipeg Construction Association will co-host a Manitoba Infrastructure electronic bidding information session & webinar which will focus on electronic bidding and electronic bonding. Further information regarding Manitoba Infrastructure’s electronic bidding initiative will be shared at that time.
December 1, 2016 - Readers of Rock to Road have recently contacted us with questions and concerns about the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA).
November 21, 2016 - The International Slurry Surfacing Association (ISSA) is excited to announce the full agenda for the 2017 Slurry Systems Workshop.
November 11, 2016 - For the past 25 years OHMPA’s annual Fall Asphalt Seminar has been a hub of asphalt education as Canada’s largest single-day asphalt seminar.
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2017 Slurry Systems WorkshopMon Jan 23, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
OSSGA Aggregates 101 training courseTue Jan 24, 2017 @ 8:30am - 02:30pm
OSSGA Operations, Health & Safety SeminarWed Jan 25, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm
NAPA Annual MeetingSun Jan 29, 2017 @ 8:00am - 05:00pm