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Total investment in building construction increased 0.3% from August to $14.5 billion in September. 
The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) has been a strong advocate for the construction industry for three quarters of a century, and not just in Manitoba.
From British Columbia and The Yukon to St. John’s, Newfoundland, Rock to Road is searching Canada’s aggregates and roadbuilding sectors for the best and brightest young workers in the industry.
From British Columbia and The Yukon to St. John’s, Newfoundland, Rock to Road is searching Canada’s aggregates and roadbuilding sectors for the best and brightest young workers in the industry.
Statistics released today by the Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) show national home sales declined between September and October 2018.
The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) announced that it has hired Chuck Fuqua as its vice-president of communications. Fuqua brings over two decades of experience in communications while working in government, politics and trade associations. At NSSGA, Fuqua will be charged with leading communications efforts to represent the aggregates industry and advance its policy positions.
One major trend is already emerging: the construction machinery industry is increasingly opting for alternative drives.
Metso has received a favorable decision by the Shanghai Pudong New Area People's Court's in China that fully supports Metso's claims against Shenyang Sanland Mining Equipment Manufacture Co. and Shenyang Sanland Crusher and Grinder Equipment Manufacture Co. Ltd. for infringement of Metso's intellectual property rights.
The Brandt Group of Companies has announced that effective November 1, 2018, they have acquired Camex Equipment Sales & Rentals Ltd. of Edmonton, Alta. This deal represents an important expansion for Brandt into the specialty transportation equipment industry.
Johnson Crushers International, Inc. (JCI) is pleased to announce the promotion of Rob Killgore to company president. In his new leadership position, Killgore will be responsible for setting and achieving JCI’s goals and objectives.
Canadian industry is eager to showcase its latest and greatest technologies at the 2019 edition of bauma, the world’s largest trade show for the international construction machinery, mining equipment, and building material machinery sectors.
The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) announces two new staff: Mike Lietke is senior director, statistics and Sara Feuling, P.E., is director, construction.
Komatsu Equipment Company (KEC), flagship dealership for Komatsu America Corp. (KAC), a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, has announced plans to build a 189,000-sq.-ft. state-of-the-art service centre on roughly 30 acres in Elko, Nev.
Wajax Corporation (Wajax) today announced that it has acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Montréal-based Groupe Delom Inc. (Delom). Pursuant to the terms of the share purchase agreement entered into between Wajax, Delom and Delom's direct and indirect shareholders, the aggregate purchase price for the Shares was $51.8 million, with $2.0 million of such purchase price remaining subject to the achievement of certain performance targets post-closing.
Unless you’ve had your head in the clouds then you’ve heard about the upcoming changes coming into effect related to recreational marijuana use across Canada.

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