The agenda is officially set for Rock to Road’s Quarry Tech Vancouver educational forum, taking place on March 6.
At Quarry Tech Vancouver on March 6, Frontline Machinery will be providing a comprehensive overview on technological advancements in hybrid mobile track-mounted crushing and screening equipment.
Aggregate production is a low margin business and those in the business have little power to influence the price of their products. These facts drive the need for constant cost reduction and the most effective way to reduce costs over time is through a smart system of measurements that give you the information you need to make wise decisions for plant options.
In 2005 Noah Dolgoy founded a construction company in Alberta, where he discovered that heavy equipment was being subcontracted and managed through archaic dispatch processes: phone calls, spreadsheets, and paper tickets. Seven years after leaving the company – earning a JD/MBA and supporting corporate due diligence in mining and infrastructure – Noah returned to the problem with a belief that common technology could solve the problems he experienced. Noah created a web and mobile platform that connected contractors, suppliers and haulers – TREAD.
Back by popular demand, Jef McGee, new business manager for Polydeck Screen Corp. will discuss wash screen optimization at Rock to Road's Quarry Tech forums taking place on March 6, 2019 in Vancouver and on April 25, 2019 in Moncton, N.B. 
Uwe Müller, chief project manager for the Electric Site at Volvo CE has graciously agreed to answer the questions submitted in advance by Rock to Road’s readers related to the $30-million electrified quarry test site and the recent results from its 10-week field test, which surpassed expectations. 
Producers across the country are after user-friendly automation technologies as a way to increase uptime and reduce the load on operators. Etheridge Automation vice-president Jon Etheridge has overseen more than 50 successful automation projects in Canada and the U.S. Listen to Jon as he walks you through examples of Canadian quarries already benefiting from automation technologies, and describes the various automated options from simple crusher automation to full plant options. 
The new year is bringing exciting new changes to the Canadian drone industry.
The Alberta Sand & Gravel Association (ASGA) kicked off its annual general meeting and trade show held Jan. 9 and 10 with a record registration of approximately 265 attendees flocking to the River Cree Resort & Casino in Enoch, Alta.
A collaborative effort was launched between the National Research Councilof Canada (NRC), the Government of Quebec and Université Laval to find a solution to the problems stemming from the presence of pyrrhotite in concrete.
The Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) announces the release of its Responsible Aggregate Standard (V4) and changes to CSC's role moving forward. This announcement comes following a pilot period of CSC's Standard (V3) to evaluate the effectiveness of the standard.
Researchers at the University of Cambridge are using microencapsulation technologies developed by Dolomite Microfluidics to develop self-healing construction materials.
Contractors handle capital projects on Nova Scotia’s roads and bridges, while the Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal (TIR) takes care of performing around $120-million worth of winter and summer maintenance each year.
The Government of Canada is making important infrastructure investments that are helping create good middle-class jobs, promote trade and productivity, and grow the economy. The Gordie Howe International Bridge will support economic growth by improving connections between Canada and the U.S. and enabling the continuous flow of people and goods through a safe, secure and efficient Windsor-Detroit trade corridor.
The acceptance of Intelligent Compaction (IC) continues to grow in North America. In the U.S., many states have already written IC into specifications and requirements. There are also contractors using the technology in states without specific requirements.
Synthetic fibres have been used to improve the performance of asphalt concrete pavements for many years. Different types of fibres have been used to enhance asphalt mixture properties and to improve the long-term performance of asphalt concrete pavements. One of the more recent materials to be used for this purpose has been aramid fibres.
The agenda is officially set for Rock to Road’s first-ever PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference taking place in Vancouver on March 5.
This 15-kilometre section of highway between Campsite Road and Edmonton’s west city limits has seen an increasing volume of motorists from Stony Plain, Spruce Grove and Parkland County.
Improvements to the Cowichan River (Silver) Bridge in Duncan are complete, increasing stability and safety at this crossing for years to come.
LafargeHolcim has been awarded infrastructure contracts worth over CAD 100 million as part of a major highway improvement project in Vancouver, Canada. The Highway 1 area is a vital local, regional and provincial corridor for people, services and goods. 
Manitoba Infrastructure advises the westbound lanes on the Red River Bridge along the south Perimeter Highway (PTH 100) have reopened.  The lane was closed in November after a detailed inspection and assessment found cracking in the bridge deck concrete.
The original George Massey Tunnel Replacement Project pushed the 10-lane bridge option without fully considering feasible alternatives or local opinions on the best path forward. Those are the key findings of a technical review of the replacement project, which has been released by Claire Trevena, B.C. Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley recently announced two infrastructure projects designed to improve travel in the Grande Prairie region.
In the past 50 years there have been huge advancements in the automobile industry but the roads we drive on remain nearly unchanged. As cars get smarter so too should the infrastructure that supports them.
Powerscreen has been powering the industry since 1966 and is one of the world’s leading providers of mobile crushing, screening and conveying equipment.
The word off-roading usually brings a smile to most peoples faces, even if they aren’t the ones doing the driving. The connotation is usually a positive one, and most people associate it with having some fun in their vehicle. Now, if you own a sedan like I do, off-roading is not the best idea. However, for many who own an SUV or pick-up truck, they have at the very least driven on a dirt road with some potholes.
The 2019 editions of World of Asphalt and the AGG1 Academy & Expo have arrived in Indianapolis, Ind. at the Indiana Convention Center and are the biggest in the shows’ histories!
Kespry, the leading drone-based aerial intelligence solution provider, has announced its new Site Planning Toolkit designed to increase site profitability, productivity, and safety. Kespry will be showcasing the toolkit at the AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo, February 12-14 at Booth 39056 at the Indiana Convention Center.
2018 marked the most successful year to date for Rubble Master.
Industry-leading wet processing equipment designer and manufacturer CDE has announced plans to introduce its new Combo all-in-one wet processing plant to the global market.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. (Bridgestone) will exhibit its integrated portfolio of off-the-road (OTR) products, technologies and services at the National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association Aggregates Academy and Expo (AGG1) and World of Asphalt 2019 Show and Conference, Feb. 12-14 in Indianapolis, Indiana. Located at booth #31089, Bridgestone will showcase the benefits of using products backed by integrated technologies to drive increased productivity for customers.
With 74.2 million tons of reclaimed asphalt pavement being used each year, it’s not surprising that asphalt is America’s most recycled product — and has been for almost 25 years.
Trucks, currently, have never been more important to a manufacturer’s bottom line. Not only because they are selling in ever increasing numbers but because there just doesn’t appear to be a price ceiling.
John Deere Power Systems (JDPS) continues to lead its OEM customers seamlessly through the upcoming emissions transition with a lineup of engines that have received Stage V certification. This includes its variable-speed engine families below 56 kW (75 hp) and above 130 kW (174 hp) as well as its constant speed engine families. The Industrial Stage V lineup from John Deere offers ratings from 36 to more than 500 kW (48 to more than 670 hp) with displacements of 2.9L through the upcoming 13.6L.
After much anticipation and countless hours of product development, John Deere unveils three powerful and productive L-Series utility wheel loaders. The 524L, 544L and 624L offer customers an intuitive solution, ideal for projects that require agility and versatility on the job site or farm. Designed with the operator in mind, the L-Series machines incorporate several new features, including improved cabs for more comfort and visibility, electrohydraulic (EH) loader controls for easier operation and redesigned near-parallel linkage, and enhanced performance buckets.
McLanahan Corporation hosted its second Dealer Academy at the Sheraton Grand in Downtown Nashville from Jan. 22 to 23, 2019.
Canada’s largest trade event for the heavy equipment industry is making its return to Mississauga’s International Centre this March 28 and 29. Now coming into its 22nd year, the event is in full planning mode as the show floor closes in on sold-out status and pre-registration numbers overtake previous records.
On March 13, Frontline Machinery is hosting its annual Crushing & Screening Equipment Demo Day.
World of Asphalt and AGG1 2019 have released a mobile app to help attendees pre-plan their show visit and stay connected on site.
Maintaining its reputation as the largest exhibition of its kind in the world, Hillhead 2018 boasted a record-breaking attendance with 19,753* unique visitors making the trip to the Derbyshire quarry last June.
Canada’s largest trade event for the heavy equipment industry is making its return to Mississauga’s International Centre this March 28 and 29. Now coming into its 22nd year, the event is in full planning mode as the show floor closes in on sold-out status and pre-registration numbers overtake previous records.
From paving and plant performance best practices to safety and sustainability to the latest technology and workforce development strategies, the 2019 World of Asphalt Show & Conference brings it all together with education to help asphalt industry professionals grow their businesses and their careers.
The upcoming 2019 World of Asphalt Show & Conference is officially the largest World of Asphalt ever. The exhibition kicks off Feb. 12 to 14 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind.
For asphalt contractors to be successful in today’s competitive paving market, paver and roller operators must acquire a deep knowledge of the equipment’s features and put this knowledge into practice at the job site. With long-time equipment operators retiring at a high rate, the next generation of operators must receive extensive in-depth training on the equipment in order to meet project specifications without costly rework, so companies can maximize equipment return on investment.
The ASGA AGM and Tradeshow is our biggest event of the year, and we are excited to show you a sneak peek at our planned speaker/session list for the event. Please note that our speaker/session line-up is subject to change and the below list includes only what we have confirmed thus far. A full agenda of the AGM with time slots will be distributed in mid-December. 
The 2019 edition of the National Heavy Equipment Show is approaching this March 28 and 29 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ont. With event preparation in full force, visitor registration is now live and the expanded exhibit floor is closing in on sold-out status.
PaveTech’s call for proposals is officially open!
Canada’s largest trade event for the heavy equipment industry is making its return to Mississauga’s International Centre this March 28 and 29, 2019. As part of its 22nd year, the event is planning a variety of special pavilions and activities for all corners of the industry.

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