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March 11, 2016
FEATURED NEWS: Connecting the Great White North
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Tragedy strikes Cummins

Tragedy has struck heavy equipment engine manufacturer Cummins after a shooter killed two people in what police are investigating as a murder-suicide. >> Read full article

Contract awarded for Highway 97 upgrades

A $36-million contract has been awarded to Emil Anderson Construction Inc. for the second phase of six-laning on Highway 97 through Kelowna, increasing capacity and making travel safer along this busy corridor. >> Read full article

The art of equipment fuel efficiency

Diesel costs are one of the heaviest line items in a contractor's budget. Smart equipment use, maintenance and selection, however, can significantly reduce the amount of diesel fuel burned each day. >> Read full article

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Connecting the Great White North

Connecting the Great White North

Connecting residents in Canada’s northern communities has always been a challenge. But thanks to the construction of the Inuvik-Tuktoyaktuk Highway (ITH), a project more than 50 years in the making, one community within the Inuvialuit Settlement Region of the Northwest Territories (N.W.T.) will soon be experiencing significant improvements to its standard of living. >> Learn More…

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 NEWS 
 

Roundabout added to Highway 101 expansion

The Government of Nova Scotia is adding a roundabout in Digby County to help traffic on to and off of Highway 101. >> Read full article

All in the Family

Since its early days screening and hauling gravel in the 1950s, the Conrad family has grown their Dartmouth, N.S.-based quarrying operations to an average output of about a million tonnes annually. >> Read full article

Cost for GTH lands questioned

The cost per acre of a piece of land needed for the development of the Regina Bypass is coming into question after the government's own estimator suggested a much lower purchase price. >> Read full article

 
 Event Calendar 
 

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

Expo Grands Travaux

April 22-23, 2016
Location: Montréal, Qué. >> More Info

Hillhead 2016

June 28-30, 2016
Location: Buxton, England >> More Info