July 28, 2017 - Les Helm has been working in Canada’s resource sectors as long as he can remember. His father, who worked as a logger in the Ucluelet, B.C. on Vancouver Island, first introduced him to the forestry sector as a small child. Helm quickly followed in his father’s footsteps, joining him in the bush.
July 25, 2017 - When acquiring Surface Material Leases (SMLs) in Alberta, there are many regulatory steps that operators must go through prior to receiving government approval to extract aggregate resource on Crown land. One of these steps is for the applicant to develop a Conservation & Reclamation Business Plan (CRBP), which is essentially a detailed plan describing how the applicant plans to develop the aggregate resource and resolve any related environmental and/or land-use issues.
July 23, 2017 - Buying a drone for a new mapping program at the enterprise level can be confusing. With all of the options available, figuring out what your business needs means asking the right questions. Here are five questions – and five important considerations – to help you evaluate drones for mapping
July 21, 2017—Trimble recently announced that it is collaborating with Propeller Aero to distribute its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) analytics platform.
July 20, 2017 - HeidelbergCement recently published its eighth Sustainability Report.
July 14, 2017 - The first ever Alberta Sand & Gravel Association Award of Excellence will be presented at the 2018 AGM taking place on January 10 and 11, 2018 at The Marriott at River Cree Resort in Enoch Alta.
July 10, 2017 - Terex Finlay hosted an international open day in Edinburgh, Scotland on June 15 and 16, 2017. The event had a very international feel with dealers and end-user customers in attendance from Canada, U.S., South America, Europe, Russia, Japan and South Africa. In total over 350 dealers and customers visited the site over the two days.
July 5, 2017 - Cornerstone Standards Council (CSC) is conducting an evaluation audit of the Miller Paving Carden Quarry situated in Brechin, Ont. from August 13 to 15, 2017.
June 27, 2017 – Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. and Bluegrass Materials Company announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Martin Marietta will acquire Bluegrass for US$1.625 billion in cash.
June 26, 2017 - LafargeHolcim has announced the appointment of Heike Faulhammer as group head of research and development, effective July 1, 2017.
June 22, 2017 - LafargeHolcim’s operations in Canada obtained the Concrete Sustainability Council (CSC) certificates for Responsibly Sourced Concrete for a ready mix concrete plant in Burlington, Ont. and a ready mix concrete plant in Edmonton, Alta.
June 20, 2017 - Lehigh Hanson, Inc. announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire all operating assets of the Saunders Companies. These assets include 13 fixed ready mixed concrete plants, two portable ready mixed concrete plants and nine aggregate operations.
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