One more load: Rough ride in Manitoba

One more load: Rough ride in Manitoba

Driving into Manitoba any time soon? Get the shocks ready. By Chris Lorenc

Feature: Painting a bright future

Feature: Painting a bright future

Superior Industries is ready to paint the town grey and orange with the addition of its new 2,000-sq.-ft. paint shop at the company’s facility in Miramichi, N.B. By Andrew Snook

Tech: Tackling erosion

Tech: Tackling erosion

Erosion is a word that carries with it many negative connotations. Aggregate producers have a rather complex relationship with erosion. By Kevin Fitzpatrick

Projects: Visions of pipelines

Projects: Visions of pipelines

Busy times would seem to lie ahead for aggregate producers, now that the federal government has approved the twinning of the Trans-Mountain Pipeline (TMP) between Edmonton and Burnaby, B.C. By Carroll McCormick

Feature: Spanning the Saint-Lawrence

Feature: Spanning the Saint-Lawrence

Cars in Fête Nationale du Québec got the green light to begin rolling inbound across Canada’s newest bridge. A week later, on Canada Day, the outbound lanes opened to traffic. By Carroll McCormick

August 15, 2019, Toronto - Rogue Resources has entered into agreements to acquire 100 per cent of the Speiran and 85 per cent of the Johnston Farm Quarries, from Ontario-based private companies.
Erosion is a word that carries with it many negative connotations. It comes from the Latin erodere, which means “to gnaw away” – a good description for this powerful force of nature.
Busy times would seem to lie ahead for aggregate producers, now that the federal government has approved the twinning of the Trans-Mountain Pipeline (TMP) between Edmonton and Burnaby, B.C.
On April 22, Marc Benioff, the iconic CEO and founder of software giant Salesforce, noticed that the carrier indicator on his smartphone was labeled “5G E”.
Since starting up, Lindsey Aggregates has often thought about getting into the washing side of the aggregates business. The family-run operation has been crushing and dry screening rock and aggregates products from its 1,000 acres of mineable materials at its quarries in Fulton and Oswego, N.Y. since opening up shop in 1999.
Headquartered in Dewitt, Iowa, Wendling Quarries is a very active aggregate producer in the U.S. Midwest.
Fuel cost reductions. Improved efficiency and safety. Combatting skilled labour shortages. In Canada’s construction sector, these are some things that are always on the mind of contractors. And the world of crushing is no exception.
Lafarge Canada Inc.’s Richmond Cement Plant has launched a new and improved lower carbon fuel (LCF) system to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with the production of cement. The initiative aims to make the facility the most carbon efficient cement plant in Canada. It will also help minimize landfill waste; specifically, non-recyclable plastics that are creating a backlog for municipalities across Canada.
The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association's board of directors has decided to escalate the association’s request to the province for information regarding suspended payments for the rehabilitation of pits and quarries. The issue was among the top matters discussed at the May 1 board meeting.
Attendees traversed heavy rainfalls to make their way to the Royal Oaks Golf Club in Moncton for Rock to Road’s first-ever Quarry Tech in Atlantic Canada.
The 2019 Alberta Provincial Election was held on April 16th and results saw the United Conservative Party of Alberta obtain a majority government with a total of 63 seats elected with the Alberta New Democratic Party taking 24 seats.
Trimble and Doosan Infracore North America have announced the availability of Trimble® LOADRITE® L3180 SmartScale as an option on Doosan Wheel Loaders.
Sept. 11, 2019 - The Trans-Canada Highway between the Golden Weigh Scale and Forde Station Road has been expanded to four lanes, improving safety and increasing capacity for people travelling along the Highway 1 corridor.
Sept. 3, 2019, B.C. - Drivers can look forward to smoother travelling along Highway 101 on the Sunshine Coast as the ministry prepares to resurface a stretch of highway between Powell River and Lund in B.C.
Sept. 3. 2019, B.C. - Highway 99, between the Steveston Highway and Highway 17 junctions (on either side of the George Massey Tunnel) in B.C., will be resurfaced with new line painting to improve safety along the busy corridor.
August 28, 2019, B.C. - The Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to local governments through the federal Gas Tax Fund and delivering much needed support for their local priorities.
August 8, 2019, Tyendinaga Township, Ont. - Funding has been announced for three infrastructure projects in eastern Ontario – Tyendinaga, Tweed and Stone Mills.
August 8, 2019, Halifax - The mayor of Halifax announced $25 million in joint funding for the Halifax Regional Centre All Ages and Abilities Bikeway Network.
August 8, 2019 Spingdale, N.B. - Investing in modern transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, safely and efficiently moving commercial goods to market and people to their destinations, and building a strong economic future for all Canadians.
August 8, 2019, Peachland, B.C. - The Phase 1 results of the Peachland Transportation Study have been released, identifying three preferred route options that will improve safety and travel times along the Highway 97 corridor.
August 6, 2019, B.C. - Lakes District Maintenance Inc. will continue being responsible for highway maintenance in Service Area 28 (Stikine), which includes the provincial roadways for Atlin, Cassiar and Dease Lake and highways 2 and 37.
July 31, 2019, Yukon - The North Klondike Highway will receive major upgrades to improve safety and increase capacity on one of Yukon’s busiest highways.
July 23, 2019, Sherbrooke, Que. - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, minister of infrastructure and communities, and François Bonnardel, Quebec's minister of transport and minister responsible for the Estrie region, announced the start of construction on the third and final component of Phase II of the Highway 410 extension.
July 23, 2019 - People travelling through the Highway 1/McKenzie Avenue interchange project will see a big change as the precast concrete box beams for the future Highway 1 underpass are lifted into place this weekend, July 20 and 21, 2019.
Sept. 12, 2019, Sanborn, N.Y. - Kinshofer, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality excavator and loader crane attachments, introduced the WS Drum Cutter Series.
August 20, 2019 - Powerscreen is preparing to launch the most recent addition to their jaw crushing range, the Powerscreen Premiertrak 330.
August 15, 2019, Molline, Ill. - Designed for the toughest and most demanding work sites, the new John Deere Class Production Class L-Series wheel loaders offer customers the power and comfort they need on the job.
August 15, 2019, Utopia, N.B. - The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are investing in roads and highways that will make it easier and safer to move people and products across the province, while supporting sustained economic growth for years to come.
August 8, 2019, Rolling Meadows, Ill. - Komatsu announced the introduction of the WA900-8. The 256,618 lb. (116,400 kg) wheel loader is equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations-compliant engine, and is purpose-built to load 70 to 150 ton haul trucks.
August 6, 2019, Morris, Minn. - Superior Industries, Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, announces a new partnership with Canada’s largest distributor of conveyor belting, components and other bulk material handling solutions – Belterra.
July 21, 2019, Seregno, Italy – BKT a manufacturer in the world of Off-Highway tires for vehicles and equipment in the agricultural, industrial, earthmoving, port, mining, ATV and gardening sector has developed an extensive Flotation range for farming trailers.
Rock to Road showcases latest technologies for washing and screening.
July 16, 2019, Ridgeway, S.C. - Bomag 10-ft (3.0-m) pavers now include significant upgrades to the operator’s platform, which improve visibility and the operator experience.
July 16, 2019, Downers Grove, Ill. - Flexco recently unveiled a new kit designed to make emergency rip repairs on heavy-duty conveyor belts fast and easy.
June 18, 2019, Williams Lake, B.C. - New maintenance contracts have been awarded for service areas 17 and 18 in the Cariboo, providing improved standards and better highway conditions for British Columbians, year round.
June 18, 2019, Moline, Ill. - The new John Deere 850L Dozer boasts the productivity, reliability, and durability customers expect in a production dozer.
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock without your smartphone for the past couple of years, you know that there is a federal election coming very soon.
This past Friday and Saturday, one of Northern Canada’s most popular heavy equipment trade events took over Prince George, B.C., filling four acres acres of indoor and outdoor space at the CN Centre.
Employers, supervisors and workers all share a responsibility and play an essential role in the safe placement, operation and inspection of concrete pump trucks.
Worried that you missed out on the chance to highlight your company’s best and brightest young people in the industry this year?
Join SC&RA for a free webinar, Latest Permit Changes & Research Affecting Heavy Haul Companies, Wed., May 22, 2-3 pm EDT.
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 pre-registration numbers overtake previous records.
Make your operations better. Faster. Safer. ICUEE, North America’s Largest Utility & Construction Demo Expo will take place from Oct. 1 to 3, 2019 in Louisville, Ky.
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.

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