May 16, 2017 - On May 1, 2017, sections 6.110–6.115 of the Occupational Health Safety (OHS) Regulation and related OHS Guidelines were updated to clarify employer requirements to protect workers from the harmful effects of silica dust.
May 12, 2017 - After months and indeed years of waiting, Bill 39, the Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act, or ARMMA, passed 3rd Reading in the Ontario Legislature late Tuesday afternoon.
May 8, 2017 - The Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) is a charitable organization that creates, administers and promotes widespread support for voluntary certification of responsibly sourced aggregate materials. Its focus over the past six years has been to engage industry and community stakeholders to develop its Responsible Aggregate Standard, which sets a high but achievable bar for socially and environmentally responsible practices in the aggregates sector.
May 3, 2017 - International and domestic wholesalers and retailers of construction materials are making more demands on manufacturers. That is why the Government of Canada is providing a $1,500,000 repayable contribution to the Shaw Group Limited to modernize its Nova Scotia Sand and Gravel packaging operation. This project provides support for a large, rural-based manufacturing company looking to modernize its operations in Nova Scotia.
April 27, 2017 - A recent Court of Queen’s Bench decision regarding access to aggregates illustrates the need to redouble efforts, by the heavy construction industry and the municipal and provincial governments, to resolve duelling authorities over these finite resources, the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) board concluded at its April 26 meeting.
April 27, 2017 - Comments on the proposed changes to the Aggregate Levy (regulation 244/97) are due on May 1.
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.
Rogue to acquire Limestone Quarries in OntarioAugust 15, 2019, Toronto - Rogue Resources has entered into agreements…
John Deere rolls out powerful L-Series wheel loadersAugust 15, 2019, Molline, Ill. - Designed for the toughest and…
BOMAG appoints new director of dealer sales for West Region and CanadaAugust 15, 2019, Ridgeway, S.C. - BOMAG Americas welcomed Matt Nelson…
Rehabilitating New Brunswick's roadways will benefit businesses and residentsAugust 15, 2019, Utopia, N.B. - The governments of Canada and New Brunswick are investing…
CCA Fall Board Meeting
September 10-12, 2019
CONEXPO Latin America 2019
October 2-5, 2019