January 11, 2018 - An exciting addition to Quarry Tech, Lafarge Canada will be presenting on its newly constructed Onoway Wash Plant at the upcoming forum, taking place on Feb. 22 at the Radisson Calgary in Calgary, Alta.
January 11, 2018 - The Alberta Sand & Gravel Association (ASGA) offered its members an update on its health and safety related initiatives during its 2018 annual general meeting at the Marriott Edmonton, River Cree Resort in Enoch, Alta.
January 10, 2018 – The Alberta Sand & Gravel Association (ASGA) kicked off its 2018 annual general meeting today at the Marriott Edmonton, River Cree Resort in Enoch, Alta.
January 3, 2018 - Drones and drone survey programs are gaining popularity in the quarry, mining and civil construction industries.
December 17, 2017 - Smarter materials are coming to the construction jobsite.
December 12, 2018 - Modern quarry blasting operations have evolved into an extensive array of paperwork with essential documentation required for blast reporting, vibration monitoring, data regression, damage complaint resolution and blasting notifications. This often results in an unmanageable clutter that can quickly grow out of hand. Existing autonomous vibration monitoring systems (AVMs) can presently be implemented to handle the processing of vibration monitoring by providing a soft real‐time supply of vibration data to all necessary stakeholders.
December 6, 2017 - To say that Lafarge Canada’s concrete aggregates operation is a staple in Onoway, Alberta would be a tremendous understatement. The operation dates back more than 100 years in the community of just over 1,000 residents located about 60 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.
December 6, 2017 - Crushing is a dangerous business. Every year there are serious accidents on the job site and some are fatal. Nearly all could have been avoided with better safe work practices.
November 29, 2017 - Growing up, brothers Craig and Clint Fiessel learned all about concrete. Their father, Ervin Fiessel, has worked in the concrete industry for more than 40 years out of his business, Southern Concrete Cutting, based in Regina, Sask. The two brothers decided to join the family business in June of 1998 and learn the ins and outs of the industry, including cutting, coring and light demolition.
November 27, 2017 - The BC Construction Safety Alliance has developed the Silica Control Tool as a resource for the construction industry in B.C.
Novemer 21, 2017 - CEMEX USA hosted dozens of aggregates industry experts Thursday at our Balcones Quarry in New Braunfels, Texas, to help highlight best practices to improve process efficiency as part of the annual Quarry Academy educational seminar presented by Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology and Dyno Nobel.
November 20, 2017 - Historically, portable wash plants have been limited with regards to their productive capacity simply due to the constraints associated with keeping them road portable. BURNCO Rock Products Ltd. understood this better than most, so when it came time to replace an aging stationary plant with a completely road portable plant, the challenge seemed insurmountable.
January 17, 2018 - The U.K.’s second-largest construction firm, Carillon PLC, declared bankruptcy on January 15.
January 9, 2018 - The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities is on the front line when it comes to promoting new technologies that give them continuous, full-coverage asphalt pavement density testing for road paving projects. 
January 4, 2018 - The next phase of Highway 407 from Harmony Road to Taunton Road in Clarington set to open this month.
December 28, 2017 - Ontario has awarded a new highway maintenance contract for the Huntsville area, taking effect September 1, 2018 to Fowler Construction Company.
December 21, 2017 - Ontario has opened two new lanes on Highway 427, including a new High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lane, which run southbound from Morningstar Drive to Fasken Drive.
December 21, 2017 - The provincial government’s latest financial report indicates the province is on track to invest significantly less in core infrastructure for the period ending March 31, 2018, in both the highways capital and the municipal & local infrastructure programs.
December 17, 2017 – Three teams have been shortlisted to design, build and finance the Davenport Diamond project.
December 11, 2017 - As part of a countrywide, $2.6-billion infrastructure rehabilitation program, Parks Canada launched a $25.5-million, five-bridge replacement program in Nova Scotia’s Cape Breton Highlands National Park in 2015. The last of the new bridges opened this year.
December 8, 2017 - The Government of Canada is investing in infrastructure at Canada's largest ocean research centre, the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Investing in this world-class facility supports scientific research and innovation in Canada.
December 7, 2017 - A $27 million twinning project east of Estevan, Sask. along Highway 39 aimed at improving safety and efficiency for motorists and truckers, officially opened on November 16.
December 7, 2017 - The study of the feasibility of a fixed link between the Sunshine Coast and the rest of Lower Mainland has been completed.
November 27, 2017 - It’s taken about half a century, but the multi-generational goal of connecting several remote communities in the Northwest Territories has now become a reality.
January 13, 2018 – A global leader in dust and odour control technology has introduced the newest model in its growing family of self-powered dust suppression equipment, as BossTek announces the debut of the DustBoss DB-30 Fusion.
January 13, 2018 - With a 66-inch drum width and 24,350-pound operating weight, the DD110C rounds out the highway-class double drum compactor series from Volvo, which also includes the recently introduced DD120C (79-inch) and DD140C (84-inch) models.
January 12, 2018 – Astec, Inc., an Astec Industries company, will exhibit at the 2018 World of Asphalt Show and Conference in Houston, Texas from March 6 to 8.
January 12, 2018 - At World of Asphalt 2018,  March 6 to 8 in Houston, Texas, Hamm will introduce to North America its unique PH hybrid power train system for tandem asphalt compactors. This innovative concept has been developed to save fuel, costs and maintenance work,  benefiting all road construction and maintenance operations.
January 9, 2018 – Viewpoint has unveiled a new solution for its comprehensive Spectrum Construction Software suite that will significantly advance construction data analytics and business intelligence.
January 9, 2017 - Luff Industries is pleased to announce the strategic partnership with SKF and the introduction of the SKF Equipped program beginning 2018. For the first time in North America an original equipment manufacturer will be integrating SKF bearings into its products through the SKF Equipped program to ensure they are delivering the highest quality products to customers.
January 3, 2018 - EvoQuip is pleased to announce is will exhibit at World of Concrete 2018 in Las Vegas from Jan. 23 to 26 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Exhibiting for the first time at the show, EvoQuip will be at stand C5172 with the Bison 120 jaw crusher on display.
January 3, 2018 - In presenting the Keestrack H6e cone crusher, the international specialist in mineral processing technology continues to expand its range of track-mounted machines for the manufacture of high-grade final grain products. Similar to the Keestrack H4e introduced in 2016, the new 62 tonne fully hybrid machine is based on the market’s leading crushing technology together with an innovative diesel-electric drive concept, enabling full flexibility at maximum cost efficiency.
January 3, 2018 — Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, introduces the 60/65SA trailer. This unit has been designed to accommodate both tri-axle and tandem-axle jeeps. It features 2+2, 3+1 and 4 axle close coupled configurations. This innovative Talbert design gives customers flexibility to carry a variety of load options.
December 29, 2017 – John Deere continues to grow its ever-expanding lineup of Worksite Pro attachments with the introduction of its new roll-out bucket offerings. The RB72, RB84 and RB96 models are designed to best match the attachment to the machine. Optimized for G-Series Compact Track Loaders and K-Series Compact Wheel Loaders (RB84 and RB96 only), these buckets provide an additional 34 inches of dump reach when fully extended.
December 19, 2017 - Charles Carter has been appointed vice-president, construction equipment sales for Volvo Financial Services (VFS) USA, effective January 1, 2018.
December 17, 2017 - Conveyor systems can be found in almost every quarry, aggregate or mining operation.
December 20, 2017 - Topcon Positioning Group and Bentley Systems announce the kick-off date of their collaborative Constructioneering Academy initiative. The first session is scheduled for February 13, 2018 in Livermore, California.
December 14, 2017 - Aggregates and asphalt industry professionals can take advantage of more than 120 learning opportunities at the 2018 World of Asphalt and AGG1 Academy & Expo to explore industry trends, technologies, solutions and best practices.
December 12, 2018 - Register, sponsor and exhibit at the 2018 Operations, Health and Safety Seminar, Marriott Toronto Airport Hotel on January 24 to 25, 2018. 
December 6, 2017 - Companies constantly strive to make their businesses more productive and efficient.
November 30, 2017 - What is silica? When you consider the many hazards workers face on a construction site, you probably wouldn’t think that dust poses too much of a danger to health. Well, think again. Many workplace activities that create dust can expose workers to airborne silica.
November 27, 2017 - The world’s largest annual event for concrete and masonry professionals returns to the Las Vegas Convention Center from Jan. 22 to 26, 2018. The show features approximately 1,500 exhibitors and more than 150 educational sessions; and draws about 55,000 attendees to the City of Lights annually.
November 21, 2017 — Backshoring and reshoring systems both work to support the weight of newly poured concrete slabs and look extremely similar, but using the wrong one can lead to structural collapse.
November 15, 2017 - The full detailed agenda for the inaugural Quarry Tech forum is now available at www.quarrytech.ca.
November 15, 2017 - Drone data is being used by leading construction engineering companies all over the world for project bidding, grade management and site planning.
November 6, 2017 - The BCIT Department of Civil Engineering – Alternate Delivery is pleased to offer ACI’s Aggregate Technician 1 course: November 17/18 - CIVL 0010 Aggregate Testing Technician Level 1 – an ACI (American Concrete Institute) sponsored, certified course in AASHTO/ASTM standard testing protocols.
October 31, 2017 – A free webinar aimed at simplifying audit preparation will be presented Nov. 21 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
October 16, 2017 - When you consider the many hazards workers face on a construction site, you probably wouldn’t think that dust poses too much a danger to health. Well, think again. Silica dust, which contains microscopic particles of crystalline silica can permanently damage your lungs over time, leading to diseases such as silicosis and lung cancer.

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