Profiles
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 28, 2017 - Aggregate producers often struggle to co-exist with nearby communities.
July 27, 2017 - Joe Kerr Limited is a staple in the community of Wingham, Ont.
July 26, 2017 - More than a year later, some Alberta Sand & Gravel Association (ASGA) members in Fort McMurray are still feeling the heat from “The Fire of 2016”.
July 24, 2017 - In celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Lafarge Canada Inc. will be a Gold sponsor of Habitat for Humanity Canada’s biggest build project ever.
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). 
May 30, 2017 - The Axle Weight Pilot Project was launched on May 15th in cooperation with the Ministry of Transportation, the Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA), The Ontario Aggregate Truckers Association (OATA) and the Ontario Road Builders Association (ORBA). 
May 29, 2017 - On May 27, Canada Building Materials (CBM) hosted their annual open house at its Sunderland Sand & Gravel Pit. The event offered the public a behind the scenes look at the facilities and operations at the Sunderland Pit, which has provided raw materials for construction projects in the Greater Toronto Area for decades, including the iconic CN Tower.
May 26, 2017 - LafargeHolcim announces the appointment of Jan Jenisch as CEO from Oct. 16, 2017. Jenisch joins from Swiss company Sika AG, which has a leading global position in the development and production of systems and products for the building materials and automotive sectors.
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. 

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