September 5, 2017 - If you're a knowledgeable, talented speaker with something timely to say, now is the time to speak up.
July 31, 2018 - The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) is calling for presentation proposals for its 2018 Conference and AGM. Want to speak to the leaders of our industry on some of the hottest and latest topics? Then submit an abstract for the OSSGA Conference Call for Speakers.
July 14, 2017 - A credit course - PLAN 474 / 674 – Aggregate Resources Planning, Development and Management – first introduced in 2015 at the University of Waterloo, is being offered again in the Fall term of 2017 as an elective in the School of Planning. The course exposes participants to a variety of topics associated with aggregate resources, important but contentious issues in planning and resource management in Ontario and elsewhere. It is believed that PLAN 474 / 674 is still the first of its kind in Ontario, and possibly in Canada. Financial support for the course was provided by The Ontario Aggregate Resources Corporation (TOARC), and is gratefully acknowledged.
July 6, 2017 - The Aggregate Resources Course being offered at the University of Waterloo in Fall 2017 will be held Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and covers a variety of topics related to aggregate resources and planning including: geology, economics, licencing, site plans, conflict resolution, cumulative effects, rehabilitation and recent Tribunal decisions. Several field trips are also planned. The course, which is open to industry participants, may be taken at the graduate level or as a standalone course for those who want to learn more about the industry.
June 6, 2017 - Did your organization participate in North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) week activities this year? If so, you could win an award! The deadline to submit your application for an award is June 16, 2017.
May 23, 2017 - The 2017 spring COR industry meeting held May 16 at the Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport was attended by a good crowd from across industry and drew faces from all over the province.
April 20, 2017 - The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) is hosting its Aggregates 101 Training on May 9, 2017.
April 18, 2017 - More than 1,100 contractors attended the 2017 HCSS Users Group Meetings in Houston, Texas. Customers of the company's estimating, job costing, dispatching, GPS, safety, fleet management, and cloud software attended classes to help them use their products even more efficiently. The event also allowed attendees to voice their ideas and vote on features for future development of the software.
March 31, 2017 – Safety messaging in the social media universe, emerging regulatory compliance issues in the U.S. and globally, implications of telematics and big data, and technical documentation/training developments.
March 16, 2017 - The Ontario Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (OSSGA) will host its Species at Risk Workshop on April 5, 2017.
March 3, 2017 - The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) has presented to the Pallister government a brief on the implications of a carbon tax for the heavy construction industry, highlighting the fact that there is a dearth of information about the province’s plan, including when and what level such a tax will be imposed.
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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