Technology
August 3, 2016 - It all starts with a purchase of a plot of land. In the case of Turk Valley Aggregates owners Tony Morra and Daniel Allegranza that plot of land was near Ontario’s Highway 401 about a 150-kilometre drive from Toronto’s downtown core.
July 22, 2016 - Growing demand can lead to increased profit for an aggregates operation — that is, if it can keep up and maintain maximum efficiency. That’s why it’s important for producers to use the best tools for the job. The right choice is especially important when choosing screen media for vibrating screens.
July 12, 2016 - It was just a few months ago that JF Gabanna, director of business development for Interoute Construction Ltd. (a subsidiary of Terus Construction), first got his hands on a drone. Sure, he had seen a local company makes its case for using the emerging technology, but it wasn’t anything that was completely on his radar.
July 7, 2016 - “It has become a key lever of our industry to reduce our carbon emissions,” says Robert Cumming, environment director for Lafarge Canada Inc.
June 29, 2016 – When it’s time to celebrate a 50th anniversary, you do it in a big way. At Screen Machine, that means debuting about 75 tons of new machinery and welcoming nearly 700 guests for the day.
Gaining an edge in efficient performance can only occur when plant maintenance is proactive – not reactive. The latter is merely a fix-it-after-it’s-broken mentality. A proactive approach generates an ongoing preventive and predictive maintenance strategy that ensures increased uptime and throughput, maximum equipment wear life, higher quality products, and improved safety.
When talking about aggregate, the term “clean” is used to refer to material that is free of dirt, clay or organic material. These days (at least in British Columbia), the definition of clean can be extended to include material that does not generate acid or leach metals when exposed to rainfall.
Finding efficiencies throughout the quarry is paramount for competing in today’s Canadian aggregates market.
Feb. 9, 2015, Chula Vista, CA - A leading west coast recycler of asphalt and concrete material from large demolition and road projects has successfully employed an atomized mist dust suppression system to control air quality in and around its Chula Vista plant.
Jan. 29, 2015, Wixom, Mich. - First-of-its kind test for rod wipers developed by Halite and MSOE sets new industry criteria for contaminant exclusion.
Dec. 12, 2014 – Superior Industries, a major U.S. manufacturer and global supplier of material handling systems and their related components, says its washing fines recovery system was granted patent protection from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 
Dec. 10, 2014, Sunnydale, California - The Federal Aviation Administration has granted Trimble an exemption that will allow it to conduct commercial operation of its UX5 Aerial Imaging Solution in the U.S. 
The Armadex product line of high-performance, bolt-down rubber screen sections and liners from Polydeck Screen Corporation offer outstanding performance in the most abusive, top deck screening applications.
A huge dump truck speeds away from a complex of towers, loading bins and conveyors on the edge of a vast limestone quarry. Barely two minutes later it is back for another load of 0-20 foundation stone.
Cone crushers were valuable tools in the aggregate industry from the moment of their creation, and they remain so today.

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