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January 22, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Improving aggregates safety
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NRC to assist Nipigon Bridge study

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has reached out to the National Research Council (NRC), Canada's research and technology organization, to help in their efforts to determine the cause of the failure of the Nipigon River Bridge, an essential connection of the Trans-Canada highway in northwestern Ontario. >> Read full article

Costs cut for Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk highway

The remaining portion of the Inuvik to Tuktoyaktuk highway will be built with less gravel in order to keep costs under control. >> Read full article

Bypass construction running 24 hours

Construction work on the new Regina Bypass is running around the clock thanks to the milder winter weather. >> Read full article

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World of Asphalt 2016 – Rolling Out What’s New

Nashville, Tennessee welcomes the World of Asphalt Show & Conference and co-located AGG1 Aggregates Academy & Expo March 22-24, 2016. The industry's leading manufacturers and service providers in the aggregate, asphalt, pavement maintenance, and traffic safety industry sectors come together at World of Asphalt to showcase their latest products and technologies.

Also, attend the People, Plants and Paving Training Sessions, designed for paving contractors of all sizes. The sessions tackle the latest industry innovations in safety, recycling, maintenance and plant production. >>Learn More

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Improving aggregates safety

The Ontario aggregates industry celebrated its success in keeping its operations safe, while also reminding contractors about potential hazards scattered throughout the jobsite. >> Learn More…

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World of Concrete

Everything starts at World of Concrete.

It’s the industry’s only annual international event dedicated to the commercial concrete and masonry industries. And, it jumpstarts each new year by supplying you with the latest innovations, expert know-how and best new products to finish your work faster, better and more profitably. World of Concrete 2015 attracted 55,000+ professional registrants and showcased just over 1,400 leading suppliers.

Visit the WOC website frequently, as we add new events & educational offerings weekly. World of Concrete 2016: February 2-5; Seminars 1-5 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada! >>Learn More


Hydrema expanding North American presence

Hydrema announced their expansion with the groundbreaking of their new North American headquarters in Cumming, Ga. With approximately 24,500 square feet of space, this new location furthers Hydrema's plans to expand their business in North America and support their growing dealer network. >> Read full article

LiuGong gains engine technology patent

LiuGong was recently granted a patent by the State Intellectual Property Office in China for the development of an engine power control method to improve the load capacity of engines. >> Read full article

Boosting operator performance

Operator performance is a significant factor that affects construction companies' bottom lines, and there are many different, effective ways to boost that performance. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

World of Concrete

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

World of Asphalt/AGG1

March 22-24, 2016
Location: Nashville, Tenn. >> More Info

Atlantic Heavy Equipment Show

April 7-8, 2016
Location: Moncton, New Brunswick >> More Info