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Blue Mountain quarry could be a catalyst
Jan. 6, 2012 – A proposed gravel pit at the north end of 256th Street is reviving the major worry of the Webster’s Corners Community Association – how to cope with increasing amounts of industrial traffic, such as heavy dump trucks rumbling down rural 256th Street and Dewdney Trunk Road.
Villiage unsettled after Tsunami
Jan. 4, 2012, Japan — Freshly carved out of the side of a hill, with layers of rock still exposed along some of its stretches and trees lying nearby, the construction project that was supposed to help this fishing village relocate and rebuild after the earthquake and tsunami in March was optimistically named the Road to the Future.
2011 saw many major construction projects in Peterborough
Jan. 4, 2012 – Peterborough is poised for another year with construction across the community, with projects such as the Kawartha Skilled Trades Institute and Innovation Centre, the opening of the radiation bunker at PRHC and reconstruction of a section of Parkhill Rd. W.
Anatomy of a quarry fight
Jan. 4, 2012 – Melancthon, Ont. — Here in Melancthon, farmers love the land so much they etch pictures of their homesteads on family gravestones.
Cement stocks: A reality check
Jan. 3, 2012 – Cement stocks US Concrete (NASDAQ: USCR), Cemex SAB de CV (NYSE: CX) and Texas Industries (NYSE: TXI) have been showing bullishness recently with USCR rising 14.47%, CX rising 7.47% and TXI rising 1.05% recently.
Winter-road network unsafe, province warns after fatality
Jan. 3, 2012 – PROVINCIAL officials are reminding motorists to stay off the winter-road network after a 37-year-old man was killed earlier this week when his truck hit a patch of ice and rolled.
Print E-mail Share Vulcan sues Martin Marietta over takeover bid
Jan. 3, 2012 – Vulcan Materials has sued Martin Marietta in federal court, accusing the smaller gravel, sand and stone supplier of launching an illegal takeover attempt of Vulcan.
Standard test method for aggregate durability index
Jan. 3, 2012 – This test method assigns an empirical value to the relative amount, fineness, and character of clay-like material that may be generated in an aggregate when subjected to mechanical degradation.
CFIB compares provincial workers’ compensation boards
Jan. 2, 2011 – A recently published report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), reveals workers’ compensation boards in Canada are not meeting the needs of small businesses.