September 5, 2017 - Cornerstone Standards Council auditors have conducted a full assessment of CRH Canada Group's Paris Pit and is pleased to announce the granting of it's third certificate of conformance for responsible aggregate extraction.
September 5, 2017 - A recent study, funded by OSSGA, found that within the three Plan Areas, aggregate rehabilitation created 293 ha of aquatic habitat.
September 5, 2017 - On August 8, 2017, MNRF released a new study that it commissioned to update knowledge and information on aggregate resources in the Greater Golden Horseshoe. The study was conducted in 2016 by Golder Associates Ltd. in conjunction with MHBC Planning, Altus Group and Dionne Bacchus and Associates.
August 28, 2017 - Vulcan Materials Company, the largest producer of construction aggregates in the U.S., announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Polaris Materials Corporation, an aggregates and logistics company, which serves key California markets from strategically situated operations in British Columbia. The Polaris business includes a high capacity aggregates processing plant and deep water port on Vancouver Island along with associated long term aggregate reserves and five distribution yard outlets in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Long Beach, Calif.
August 24, 2017 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) has long advanced the notion of collapsing the Aggregate Mines License Fee and Aggregate Transportation Fee into a single Community Enhancement Levy, calculated on aggregate tonnage extraction. The proposed CEL is designed to provide municipalities that host quarries with higher, more predicable revenues they can use for local infrastructure priorities.
July 20, 2017 - HeidelbergCement recently published its eighth Sustainability Report.
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 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.
May 31, 2017 - LafargeHolcim’s Kiralyegyhaza cement plant in Hungary has received the World Prix d’Excellence 2017 from the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI).
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OSSGA Operations Tours - Ottawa
September 20-21, 2017
September 29-1, 2017
CCA Fall Board Meeting
October 2-4, 2017
October 3-5, 2017
CTA Fall Board Meeting
October 4-5, 2017