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

Rock to Road is excited to announce that the call for presentations for the Quarry Tech forums is officially open!
While some crushing operations embrace automation, others may push it aside.
In northern Canada, there are many unpaved aggregate and clay-based roads that suffer from rutting, pot-holing, heaving and washboarding.
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.
Oct. 15, 2019 - The latest ‘report card’ on Canada’s roads is out, detailing just how bad the infrastructure deficit is in Canada.
Oct. 3, 2019 - Fairbanks’ new FB2560 instrument includes faster processing power, expanded USB capabilities, an updated operating system, and more memory.
Oct. 1, 2019, B.C. - Dawson Road Maintenance will assume responsibility for highway maintenance in Service Area 25 (Bulkley Nass), which includes provincial roadways for Smithers, the Hazeltons, Stewart and highways 16 and 37 (North).
Rock to Road is excited to announce that the call for presentations for PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference is officially open!
Sept. 25, 2019, B.C. - Motorists are advised that crews from Windley Contracting are mobilizing on Highway 1 between the Leigh Road Interchange and West Shore Parkway in B.C.
Sept. 25, 2019, Grande Prairie, Alta. - The Highway 43 Grande Prairie bypass in Alberta is now complete and open to traffic, improving traffic flow and safety for travellers in the region.
I love the fall. In the roadbuilding business, it’s the busiest season as members focus on completing contracts and supplying material to pave the way into the new year.
The Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association (ARHCA) is on a mission to convince government and transportation brass to set aside more money for improving the province’s roads and highways.
Steve Lafontaine has always wanted to start up his own business. Even in his childhood, he dreamt of the day he would own some big iron.
At the head office for the Township of South Stormont in the Cornwall area, the Ontario Asphalt Paving Council (APC) of the Ontario Road Builders' Association (ORBA) hosted its first Pave-In event since 2012.
Since starting up, Lindsey Aggregates has often thought about getting into the washing side of the aggregates business.
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.
Oct. 15, 2019 - Unveiled on 1 March to local officials and the entire workforce of Liebherr-France SAS, the 60,000th crawler excavator has since embarked on a trip around France, Belgium and Luxembourg.
Oct. 15, 2019, Newton, N.H. - Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) premiered the 6400CT Horizontal Grinder and Chipper at the 2019 Factory Forum in Newton, New Hampshire.
Oct. 15, 2019, Moline, Ill. - John Deere now manufactures the mechanical angle blade for the 950K and 1050K crawler dozers. The John Deere-designed mechanical angle blade can be manually angled side to side.
Oct 1, 2019, Rolling Meadows, Ill. - Komatsu America, a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, introduces its PC2000-11 hydraulic excavator.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Caterpillar Inc. announced updates to the PM620, PM622, PM820, PM822 and PM825 Half-Lane Cold Planers.
Oct 1, 2019 - Caterpillar announced the release of Cat COMMAND for Compaction, an operator-assisted technology that automates the soil compaction process and helps contractors achieve compaction quality.
Oct. 1, 2019 - Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble Inc. announced the release of eRoutes 3.0, a subscription-based plug-and-play digital telemetry solution designed specifically to serve the asphalt paving industry.
Sept. 29, 2019 - Leece-Neville’s new AVi555 24V alternator has been unveiled with the promise of top performance, even in the face of maximum-rated temperature environments up to 105 Celsius.
The Sany Group had its line of excavators on display in London and Wellandport, Ont. this past week as the company began an aggressive push into the Canadian market.
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.
I’m excited to announce that the call for presentations for Quarry Tech and PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference are officially open!
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.

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