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.
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.
A huge dump truck speeds away from a complex of towers, loading bins and conveyors on the edge of a vast limestone quarry. Barely two minutes later it is back for another load of 0-20 foundation stone.
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.
There are many reasons why alternatives to salt, or methods for reducing its use, are becoming more popular across Canada.
Feb. 3, 2015 – Topcon has signed an agreement with concrete paving manufacturer GOMACO to provide the 3D control systems for its machines.
Jan. 29, 2015, Charlottetown - The first round of projects announced for the 2015 construction season will improve the safety and efficiency on roads across Prince Edward Island, says Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey.
Dec. 30, 2014, Halifax – The Government of Nova Scotia has announced that it will reduce government spending in 2015, including for road and bridge work.
Dec. 30, 2014, Guelph, Ont. – The province of Ontario is targeting 2020 for the completion of a new Highway 7 between Kitchener and Guelph.
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.
April 14, 2015 - The 22-ton Volvo EC220E is the newest excavator from Volvo Construction Equipment and is fitted with a top-range Tier 4 Final Volvo D6 engine that meets strict emissions legislation across North America without compromising on power. The fully optimized hydraulics system and ECO mode deliver the precise amount of power required to complete the task in hand, while the auto engine shutdown feature helps further reduce fuel consumption and emissions by switching off after the excavator has been inactive for a preset amount of time.
April 13, 2015 - Chevron Canada Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, maker of the Delo brand of technologically advanced heavy-duty engine oils, lubricants and coolants, today launched in Canada a new category of heavy duty motor oil designed to address the growth of severe duty applications in on- and off-highway markets.
April 9, 2015 - The new Volvo L60H, L70H and L90H wheel loaders are versatile machines equipped with an industry-leading cab and an efficient engine for increased productivity and reduced fuel consumption in a variety of applications.
April 7, 2015 - Hallite Seals Americas, Inc. introduces the newly designed 714 high-pressure compact double acting piston seal. The redesigned sealing solution features material technology and key design enhancements to meet critical performance needs for medium to heavy-duty industrial applications. It offers original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), distributors who partner with OEMs and aftermarket service providers a high quality double acting piston seal.
April 2, 2015 - FLO Components Ltd. has announced the Canadian introduction of the new Hose Connection Control System (HCC) to monitor the grease lines in automatic greasing systems on trucks and heavy equipment (construction, road building, mining, etc.).
April 2, 2015 - Trimble announced the Trimble SitePulse System, an affordable and easy-to-use Site Positioning System designed for superintendents, foremen and field engineers on heavy civil construction sites. Instead of using paper plans, the new SitePulse System empowers field managers with the same 3D constructible model and digital information that construction surveyors, grade checkers and machine operators’ use. This can result in improved communication, less rework and better decision-making.
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
It’s easy not to see a common problem when you’re looking at your belt conveyor system every single day.
Over the coming months, ORBA will be developing strategies to work with municipalities on addressing their infrastructure deficits.
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Feb. 4, 2015 – Building the best road to the tightest specifications used to involve measuring tapes and stringlines, with extra workers on the jobsite to test that correct distances were maintained and straight lines were created.
Feb. 4, 2015 – The growth of concrete road construction in Canada was a hot topic on the floor of World of Concrete as the show kicked off on Tuesday.
Dec. 9, 2014, Niagara Falls – The Ontario Hot Mix Producers’ Association celebrated its 40th anniversary at its Fall Asphalt Seminar in Niagara Falls.
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