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January 15, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Looking ahead to World of Concrete
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Miller Group founder passes away

One of the most influential men in the Ontario road construction industry has passed away. Leo McArthur, the former owner of McAsphalt Industries and founder of the Miller Group, passed away Monday after a long illness. >> Read full article

Cement production drops in November

Cement production in November was 1,111,121 tonnes, down 3.8 per cent from the previous year. Production fell over 150,000 from the previous month. >> Read full article

Sureway looks to extend gravel pit

Sureway Contracting is again applying to excavate gravel from a 22-hectare site adjacent to its current pit in Parkland County, Alta. >> Read full article

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Looking ahead to World of Concrete

With World of Concrete coming to the Las Vegas Convention Center in just a few weeks, we reached out to manufacturers supplying the Canadian concrete road construction industry to find out what they will have on display at this year's event. >> Learn More…

 
 NEWS 
 

RFP issued for Nunavut all-weather road

A Request for Proposals has been released for the construction of a 64-kilometre all-weather road in Nunavut. According to a report from the Nunatsiaq News in Iqaluit, the road will connect the Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. Meadowbank mine site to the company's Amaruq exploration camp. >> Read full article

HJR Asphalt management bought out

Two Saskatchewan investment firms have completed the management buyout of H.J.R. Asphalt Partnership. Golden Opportunities Fund Inc. invested $10.5 million into the management buyout, in syndication with the Westcap MBO Investment LP. >> Read full article

Slumping loonie could add billions to bridge cost

The low value of the Canadian dollar could add billions of dollars to the cost of the new Windsor-Detroit bridge. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has been told by government officials that the low loonie could add $2 billion to the project. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

OSSGA OHS Seminar

January 20-21, 2016
Location: Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

NSRBA AGM

January 20-21, 2016
Location: Halifax, N.S. >> More Info

World of Concrete

February 2-5, 2016
Location: Las Vegas, Nev. >> More Info