Extending runway safety at Vancouver International Airport

Extending runway safety at Vancouver International Airport

By 2020 a combined total of around 200,000 tonnes of sand, crushed gravel, concrete and asphalt

A golden opportunity for crushing in The Yukon

A golden opportunity for crushing in The Yukon

When Doug Gonder spent his winters clearing snow

The future of the industry: Rock to Road's Top 10 under 40

The future of the industry: Rock to Road's Top 10 under 40

Every year, Rock to Road Magazine is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements

April 18, 2018 -  The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) has hired Peter Graham as its new director of municipal relations.
April 10, 2018 - Recognizing the importance of continued engagement as a key component of the effective administration and enforcement of the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA), Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has solicited stakeholder input on challenges and lessons learned from the first reporting cycle through a series of in-person and remote outreach sessions, bilateral meetings and a voluntary e-questionnaire completed in June 2017.
April 9, 2018 - When Doug Gonder spent his winters clearing snow, and his summers mining for gold throughout The Yukon in 1989, he didn’t expect his family’s business to morph into the successful construction company it is today.
March 30, 2018 - Every year, Rock to Road Magazine is proud to recognize the outstanding achievements, hard work and dedication put forth by the up-and-comers of the road building and aggregate industries. We ask companies across Canada to submit nominations highlighting their best and brightest, and you never disappoint.
March 28, 2018 - If you work in Ontario and hauling aggregates is part of your business, then you’re likely aware of the axle weight and dimension compliance issues taking place in the province.
March 27, 2018 - Cornerstone Standards Council auditors have conducted an audit of the open non-conformances at CRH Canada Group's Paris Pit and is pleased to announce that the site has demonstrated conformance with all minor non-conformances identified in the April 25, 2017 assessment report. 
March 23, 2018 - Woodstock Quarry, operated by Lafarge Canada Inc. in the Town of Zorra, Ont. has received the 2017 Award of Excellence from the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA).
March 9, 2018 - Tejas Aivalli has joined the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) as its new manager of planning and policy.
Februrary 23, 2018 - Industry professionals attended a new learning opportunity on Feb. 22 for optimizing their aggregates operations and learning about the latest technologies available in the sector.
February 12, 2018 - Ken Sim has been working the land his entire adult life. In 2000, at 18 years of age, he started up a landscaping business in North Bay, Ont., which he ran successfully as his sole focus up until 2009 when he decided to change his scope and get into the aggregate business.
February 12, 2018 - It has been said that success is its own reward, but a little recognition never hurts. That was the thinking behind the new ASGA Award of Excellence. It was developed to spotlight outstanding examples of stewardship, community relations and operations from aggregate producers in Alberta.
February 9, 2018 - Jobs, investment and the potential for economic growth they carry are leaving Manitoba for other provinces because the development of pits and quarries in some municipalities is frustrated, the MHCA told key government ministers at a meeting Thursday.
April 18, 2018 - The City of Montreal has announced that it will spend $1.2 billion in 2018 to repair roads and water-related infrastructure.
April 12, 2018 – The provincial and federal governments are investing over $180 million to twin two sections of Route 11.
April 12, 2018 - By 2020 a combined total of around 200,000 tonnes of sand, crushed gravel, concrete and asphalt will have been trucked onto the airside of the Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to build Runway End Safety Areas, or RESAs, and associated improvements.
April 5, 2018 - Spring is here, and that means construction season is getting into full swing.
April 4, 2018 - More than 1,200 people flocked to Nashville at the end of March to check out live demonstrations of the Wirtgen Group’s latest technologies during the company’s Technology Days North America 2018 event held at the company’s North American headquarters in Antioch, Tenn.
April 3, 2018 - To the construction industry and motorists everywhere, all of us here at North America Traffic were deeply saddened on that awful day in July 2014, when Brian Daniel lost his life, doing his job.
March 26, 2018 - World of Asphalt TV tackles best practices for paver operations in Houston, Texas.
March 21, 2018 - After careful analysis, the province is making up to $8.9 million available to help Carillion Canada continue its highway maintenance operations in Alberta, pay its employees and keep doing business with suppliers. The company is responsible for roughly 43 per cent of the provincial highway network.
March 21, 2018 - The Nass River crossing is about to improve for drivers, with construction of a new two-lane bridge scheduled to replace the existing single-lane timber structure.
March 20, 2018 - The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure throughout the province to improve the flow of goods and all road users.
March 19, 2018 - Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded a contract for the maintenance of an 835-kilometre section of the Alaska Highway, running from north of Fort St. John, B.C. to the Yukon border, to White Bear Industries Ltd. of Terrace, B.C.
March 12, 2018 - Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) recently announced that it has selected Parsons Inc. of Markham, Ont., for the role of Owner’s Engineer for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.
April 18, 2018 — John Deere is adding three new plate compactors to its portfolio of over 100 Worksite Pro attachments, offering customers more model options to choose from while maintaining the same reliability they’ve come to expect from the manufacturer. Designed for trench, slope and excavation compaction applications, the PC4, PC7 and PC10 plate compactor models deliver powerful performance and productivity. These attachments are compatible with the John Deere 26G, 30G, 35, 50G, 60G compact excavators; the 310L, 310L EP, 310SL, 310SL HL, 315SL and 410L backhoes; as well as most competitive models.
April 18, 2018 - The introduction of Controller Area Network (CAN-bus) architecture for the engine control interface in off-highway vehicles has opened up a new world of user interface possibilities. CAN-bus offers vehicle owners greater flexibility and functionality in a much smaller package, while offering integration options that cut assembly costs. The next generation of CAN-bus Keypads and Man-Machine Interface (MMI) Controllers gives users access to a vast amounts of vehicle information and are designed to meet the additional requirements anticipated future vehicle safety regulations.
April 9, 2018 –Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, has welcomed Steve Gardonyi as Canadian sales manager. Gardonyi assists dealers in Canada with Talbert trailer sales, marketing and customization. He is also helping to bring the 80-year-old company’s heavy-haul solutions to more people throughout the region, broadening the company’s Canadian dealer network.
April 9, 2018 – Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, has announced plans to move its company headquarters to Chicago, Ill. in 2020.
March 27, 2018 - After a soft launch in late 2017, Marketplace-E is being introduced by Ritchie Bros. as its latest buying and selling solution. Complementing the company's onsite unreserved auctions and online-only auctions through IronPlanet, Marketplace-E offers sellers increased control over price, location, and timing, while providing buyers access to more equipment available to purchase right away. 
March 23, 2018 - Unimanix, a leading manufacturer in hot and cold water pressure washers for commercial and industrial applications, will exhibit at the 2018 Expo, Grands Travaux - Équipement Lourd Show, which will be held at the Olympic Stadium in Montreal on April 27 and 28, 2018.
March 23, 2018 - Danfoss Power Solutions has added two high-flow proportional valves to its PVG portfolio, expanding its range of low to high-flow capabilities for OEM customers with demanding applications. The PVG 128 and PVG 256 valves are designed to easily integrate with the existing line of Danfoss high performance proportional valves — PVG 16 and PVG 32 — allowing modularity from low to high hydraulic flow within the same valve stack.
March 21, 2018 – Telsmith, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mineral processing equipment, enjoyed a successful showing at the 2018 AGG1 Expo in Houston, Texas from March 6 to 8, promoting their T-Series cone crusher hybrid bearing and joining forces with their VIP customers in donating a trackchair to a wounded United States military veteran.
March 19, 2018 – Responding to the needs of local truck fleets, operators, and those traveling through southern Quebec, Kenworth Maska has opened a new 28,000 square-foot parts and service facility in Sherbrooke.
March 15, 2018 - At World of Asphalt 2018, the innovative 10-ft. tracked SUPER 2000-3i and 8-ft. wheeled SUPER 1703-3i pavers was displayed at the Wirtgen America Inc.’s booth.
March 14, 2018 - CASE Construction Equipment introduces the new SV212D and SV216D single drum vibratory compactors – compatible with both smooth and padfoot drums. With best-in-class centrifugal forces, self-adjusting torque control system and the most climbing power in the industry, these machines are built for industry-leading performance in the toughest applications.
March 14, 2018 - The PM300 Series is ideal for small-to-medium job sites where compact dimensions, optimum maneuverability and high production capabilities are required.
April 18, 2018 – The Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) is now accepting applications for its Civil Engineering and Civil Technology Scholarships.
April 12, 2018 - Join WorkSafeBC and the BC Construction Safety Alliance on Thursday, April 19, for an Occupational Disease Symposium.
April 11, 2018 – Atlantic Canada’s most comprehensive heavy equipment show took place this past Thursday and Friday, April 5th and 6th in Moncton. The 32nd edition of the Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show sprawled over 200,000 square feet of the Moncton Coliseum Complex showcasing heavy iron, and the supporting products and services that keep forestry & road building industries running day in and day out.
March 20, 2018 - For the first time in more than a decade, tower crane professionals across British Columbia came together for the Tower Crane Industry Safety Conference, hosted by WorkSafeBC at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel in Richmond, B.C. on March 15, 2018.
March 14, 2018 - This full-day course is “back-to-basics” training on the safe operation of a wide range of equipment. This training is suited for novice and experienced equipment operators.
March 13, 2018 – The word of the day is crushing, at least in Chilliwack, B.C., where Frontline Machinery hosted its second annual Demo Day.
March 9, 2018 - The record-breaking 2018 World of Asphalt Show & Conference and AGG1 Academy & Expo concluded a successful run, March 6 to 8, with a very positive atmosphere, as attendees and exhibitors conducted business and discussed issues affecting future growth such as infrastructure funding, and industry experts shared best practices during well-attended education sessions.
March 2, 2018 – TRUXPO, Western Canada’s largest event in trucking and transportation, is gearing up for its return to TRADEX in Abbotsford this May 11 and 12. The biennial event attracted nearly 9,000 attendees in 2016, and is returning with new and expanded features for its 2018 edition.
February 16, 2018 - Expanding on the scope of its efforts to keep members apprised of potentially disruptive trends in the construction and agriculture equipment industries, the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) is launching a podcast that will explore a different cutting-edge topic every month.
February 13, 2018 - Help your business lift off. Join your aggregates and asphalt industries peers in Houston, March 6 to 8 to check out hundreds of new products, sharpen your skills and meet old and new industry friends at the 2018 AGG1 Academy & Expo and World of Asphalt Show & Conference.
February 7, 2018 - On March 13, 2018, Frontline Machinery, in partnership with Keestrack, is hosting their annual Canadian Demo Day. This special event brings together customers and stakeholders from the aggregate and recycling industry for a live, hands-on demonstration of crushing, screening and stacking conveyor systems.
January 28, 2018 – The 2018 Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association (SC&RA) Annual Conference will be held at the Boca Raton Resort in Boca Raton, Fla. from April 17 to 21 and is predicted to attract hundreds of the industry’s leading owners, CEOs and top managers.

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