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Primary and Secondary Scraper with One Mounting Point
May 27, 2011 – Morris, MN – Superior Industries, a leading manufacturer of conveyor systems and components, released the market’s first ever primary and secondary belt cleaning system– sharing the same, common mounting point.
Construction season brings jobs to Ontario
May 25, 2011 – Ontario is improving the province's highways, roads and bridges for drivers across the province and creating over 17,000 construction jobs that will help strengthen the economy.
Bank of Canada suggests U.S. recovery to be slow
May 25, 2011, Ottawa – Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney may be more pessimistic about the prospects for recovery in the U.S. and Europe than he lets on in public.
Rocks almost ready to roll in Fort McMurray
May 25, 2011 – Canada's largest gravel producer has completed the construction of a road and is making preparations to open a new aggregate operation to serve oilsands producers near Fort McMurray, Alta.
Romania Signs Five Road-Building Contracts
May 25, 2011 – Romania signed five contracts valued at 693 million euros ($982 million) with construction companies to build motorways financed mainly by the European Union, Transport Minister Anca Boagiu said.
Seawall that saved Japanese village
May 18, 2011 – In the rubble of Japan’s northeast coast, one small village stands as tall as ever after the tsunami. No homes were swept away. In fact, they barely got wet.
U.S. GDP growth slowed in Q1
May 18, 2011 – In the first quarter of this year, U.S. gross domestic product growth slowed to +1.8%, seasonally adjusted and annualized, from +3.1% in the final quarter of last year. The Bureau of Economic Analysis within the Department of Commerce calculates the U.S. output numbers.
Vulcan Materials names new treasurer
May 18, 2011 – Vulcan Materials Co. said C. Wes Burton Jr. has been elected treasurer of the Birmingham-based construction aggregates producer.
Canadian guide offers scoop on salaries
May 18, 2011 – Global recruiting expert Hays Specialist Recruitment has published its first 2011 Canadian Salary Guide, which includes anticipated salaries across the construction (roads and heavy construction) and property industry, commentary on skills in demand, compensation and benefits trends, and a market summary of 2010 and into Q1 of 2011.
'Big Becky' completes Niagara Falls tunnel
May 17, 2011 – The world’s largest rock tunnel boring machine, known as “Big Becky,” was scheduled to make a breakthrough deep below Niagara Falls May 13, four years late and $500 million over budget.