April 20, 2017 - CDE Global was recently confirmed as a Deloitte Best Managed company for the 10th year at the gala awards ceremony in Dublin last month. The ceremony was attended by over 900 professionals from the Irish business community.
April 19, 2017 - Rohr-Idreco has announced the promotion of Kurt Syverson to the position of manager of the Rohr Dredge North America operation. Kurt earned a B.S. in mechanical engineering in 2003 from St. Cloud State University in Minnesota.
March 31, 2017 - Dean Kerr has worked in the construction industry for 20 years. As co-owner of Willis Kerr Contracting Ltd., he has been providing a variety of contractor services across eastern Ontario out of his company’s headquarters in Kemptville, Ont.; including road building; culvert and structure installations and rehabilitation; and topsoil, sand and gravel.
March 27, 2017 - A trend has been taking hold in the construction sector, and that is increased interest in the collection of data from contractors’ fleets to find ways to enhance and optimize operations. Although telematics itself is not brand new, contractors are pursuing the collection of data from their fleets more aggressively than ever before.
March 21, 2017 - This past January, Metso delivered two new NP20 impact crushers to Demix Agrégats' plant in Laval, Que.
March 21, 2017 - Terex Washing Systems (TWS) staged the global launch of Terex AquaClear Water Management Solutions at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.
March 8, 2017 - Astec's vice-president of parts sales Larry Johnston discusses the benefits of the new Silobot at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.
March 7, 2017 - Precision Pulley & Idler product marketing manager Chris Long discusses PPI's new aluminum idler roll at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.
March 7, 2017 - Jena Holtberg-Benge, director of John Deere WorkSight, chatted with Rock to Road about John Deere’s recent partnership announcement with Kespry at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017.
March 9, 2017 - Simplicity sales manager Russ Burns walks Rock to Road through the new Simplicity M Series 140 Incline Screen at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. The Simplicity brand celebrated its global re-launch during the massive trade show.
March 7, 2017 - The Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) is proud to welcome the addition of Steve Cruickshank (Cruickshank Construction) and Edilson Chimilovski (CBM/St. Mary's Aggregates) to CSC's Board of Directors. These additions will expand the diversity and strength of CSC's industry caucus by adding both the perspective of a smaller Canadian owned company and a privately owned global construction materials company.
March 1, 2017 – In 2014, the Canadian Standards Association amended its concrete materials standard (A23.1) to allow the use of reclaimed concrete material as an aggregate in unshrinkable backfill.
April 20, 2017 - The governments of Canada and Alberta are investing in well-planned infrastructure that will make it easier to move people and products across the country, while supporting sustained economic growth and productivity for years to come.
April 19, 2017 - A project to resurface Highway 16 from West Twin Creek to Bell Mountain Road has gone to tender, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond, on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone.
April 11, 2017 - Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation has announced the widening of 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from the Credit River in Mississauga, Ont. to Regional Road 25 in Milton, Ont.
April 12, 2017 - GSSI has announced an updated version of BridgeScan, an affordable and flexible GPR system ideal for assessing concrete condition on bridge decks, parking structures, and balconies.
April 4, 2017 - Construction tenders for three projects will be posted on BC Bid this spring to expand the Trans-Canada Highway to four lanes.
April 3, 2017 - The governments of Canada and British Columbia announced a joint investment of over $92.6 million to expand and upgrade a major section of the Trans-Canada Highway east of Chase. Work will include expanding a 3.1-kilometre stretch of highway from two lanes to four between Chase West and Jade Mountain, upgrading the bridge at Chase Creek and constructing access improvements at Shuswap Avenue East, Mattey’s Road and Coburn Street.
April 3, 2017 - Like mice amongst elephants, contractors tiptoed around live traffic at the Victoria International Airport as they built a new aircraft parking/de-icing facility, rebuilt old parking stands, shifted a taxiway and resurfaced many acres of asphalt surfaces, between August 2015 and October 2016.
March 28, 2017 - The British Columbia government has committed $113 million in its share of funding for Phase 2 of the Trans-Canada Six-Laning – Fraser Valley Project.
March 27, 2017 - The Prince George Airport will receive $1,931,458 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond and MLA for Prince George-Mackenzie Mike Morris, on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
March 27, 2017 - A $15.6-million contract has been awarded to IDL Projects Inc. to four-lane Highway 16 from Bunce Rd. to Blackwater Rd. in the Prince George, B.C. area, creating more than 70 jobs over the life of the project, announced MLA for Prince George-Valemount Shirley Bond and MLA for Prince George-Mackenzie Mike Morris on behalf of Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone.
March 24, 2017 - Infrastructure Ontario (IO) and Metrolinx have issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for interested parties to build and finance the Lakeshore East - East Corridor Expansion project. The infrastructure upgrades are required to accommodate the planned expansion of GO Transit rail service on the Lakeshore East line.
March 24, 2017 - Chetwynd airport will receive $1,301,350 in funding from the B.C. Air Access Program this year for runway resurfacing, announced MLA for Peace River South Mike Bernier, on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone.
April 21, 2017 – Kobleco Construction Machinery USA, a world class crawler excavator manufacturer, is pleased to introduce the SK260 and SK300 High & Wide (H&W) models in North America. Designed specifically for forestry applications, these new excavators boast generous ground clearance and increased crawler width for ultimate performance on rough or hilly terrain.
April 21, 2017 – Topcon Positioning Group announces two new full constellation GNSS receivers for the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market. The new B111 and B125 boards are designed for use with a broad range of positioning applications.
April 21, 2017 — Superior Industries Inc., a U.S. based manufacturer and global supplier of bulk material processing and handling systems, has announced Grant Aggregate as a new distributor of Superior components products. Officially a distributor since January 1, 2017, Grant Aggregate will market, stock, and sell Superior idlers, pulleys, belt cleaners, and other conveyor accessories.
April 21, 2017 – Nortrax announces two demo day events coming to northeastern Ontario.
April 20, 2017 – Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, has named Bob Luttfring southeast regional sales manager. Luttfring provides sales, marketing and trailer customization support to Talbert dealers in the region.
Aprill 19, 2017 - The Leica iCON rig solution for drilling and piling machines will be directly implemented into LIPOS factory-mounted add-on kit, which includes a fixture for the easy and quick installation of hardware without the need to change the machine structure. The rig solution will now be part of the process for data recording and reporting in Liebherr deep foundation machinery.
April 19, 2017 - Magna Tyres Group is proud to announce the introduction of the new Magna MA11 Tyre for compact wheel loaders. This radial constructed tyre, with an E2/L2 tread pattern is designed for construction applications (road, residential, commercial) and landscaping. It is the latest addition to the Magna product range and is available in tyre sizes 365/70R18, 405/70R18, and 405/70R20.
April 19, 2017 — Located inside the mile-long Dubuque Works facility, the newly minted John Deere Machine Health Monitoring Center is changing how John Deere and its dealers analyze data and proactively support customers through mainstream technology. Additionally, the Moline-based manufacturer launched the Machine Monitoring Center concept at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. A simulated monitoring center was the centerpiece of the exhibit, showcasing what John Deere dealers are doing everyday — monitoring machines and reacting and responding more efficiently to critical issues that can result in costly downtime.
April 19, 2017 — In an effort to better meet the needs of today’s customer and the evolving job site, John Deere is extending its JDLink in-base subscription service from three to five years on construction and forestry machines. The update is a result of increased customer interest in technology and the integration of 4G hardware in John Deere equipment. The extension also allows the manufacturer to stay connected with machines beyond the warranty period and unlocks additional functionality and value for customers.
April 17, 2017 - The construction industry has seen it coming for a while now: The commoditization and decreased costs of telematics, both in terms of hardware and connectivity, could help lead to billions of dollars worth of new efficiencies in operations and capital management. Several factors, including a downturned economy and glut of used equipment that has at times slowed the purchasing of new machines, have meant the industry has been slow to adopt telematics and the so-called industrial internet-of-things. But there are signs that will soon dramatically change.
April 11, 2017 - Jason Bunston, sales manager for Atlas Dewatering, walks Rock to Road through the Godwin CD400M pump at the National Heavy Equipment Show, which took place on April 6 and 7 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ont.
April 10, 2017 - Terex Materials Processing launched a new brand - EvoQuip at CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017. EvoQuip exhibited the Bison 120 Jaw Crusher at the Terex booth in the outdoor Gold Lot at the Las Vegas Convention Centre from March 7 to 11, 2017.
April 20, 2017 - The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) is hosting its Aggregates 101 Training on May 9, 2017.
April 18, 2017 - More than 1,100 contractors attended the 2017 HCSS Users Group Meetings in Houston, Texas. Customers of the company's estimating, job costing, dispatching, GPS, safety, fleet management, and cloud software attended classes to help them use their products even more efficiently. The event also allowed attendees to voice their ideas and vote on features for future development of the software.
April 10, 2017 – Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Civil Engineering and Civil Engineering Technology Scholarships, each valued at $2,000.00.
March 31, 2017 – Safety messaging in the social media universe, emerging regulatory compliance issues in the U.S. and globally, implications of telematics and big data, and technical documentation/training developments.
March 27, 2017 - CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 was an incredible event where Kespry received so many questions about the different ways drone technology is improving the aggregate and construction industries.
March 16, 2017 - The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) will host its Species at Risk Workshop on April 5, 2017.
March 3, 2017 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) has presented to the Pallister government a brief on the implications of a carbon tax for the heavy construction industry, highlighting the fact that there is a dearth of information about the province’s plan, including when and what level such a tax will be imposed.
February 14 2017 - Rock to Road met up with Ontario Road Builders’ Association’s COO Geoff Wilkinson to discuss the success of ORBA’s 90th AGM and convention, which took place on February 6 and 7 in Toronto.
February 13, 2017 - At last week’s 90th Ontario Road Builders’ Association (ORBA) Convention and Annual General Meeting, several awards and honours were presented to members in the industry for their service and commitment to the association and the road building industry in Ontario.
February 10, 2017 - Have an idea to improve an existing statistics program, such as a new metric, product attribute, or change to the size class configuration? Want to propose a new program for a product your company manufactures?
February 8, 2017 - The organizers of CONEXPO-CON/AGG 2017 recently released a preview of the show’s new Tech Experience.
February 8, 2017 – CONEXPO-CON/AGG, the largest international gathering in the Western Hemisphere for the construction industries, revealed an exciting line-up of featured speakers for its Tech Talks forum.
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Ivan Hanchard Charity Golf TournamentFri May 05, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
Grey to Green Conference Mon May 08, 2017 @ 6:30PM -
OSSGA Aggregates 101 trainingTue May 09, 2017 @ 9:30AM - 03:30PM
2017 IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical ConferenceSun May 21, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
CNRE 2017Fri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM
CCA Spring Board MeetingFri May 26, 2017 @ 8:00AM - 05:00PM