Roads & Paving

March 21, 2018 - After careful analysis, the province is making up to $8.9 million available to help Carillion Canada continue its highway maintenance operations in Alberta, pay its employees and keep doing business with suppliers. The company is responsible for roughly 43 per cent of the provincial highway network.
March 20, 2018 - The governments of Canada and Quebec are investing in transportation infrastructure throughout the province to improve the flow of goods and all road users.
February 28, 2018 - The provincial government is partnering with the City of Miramichi to fund the reconstruction of part of Route 117 this summer. It is part of a $30-million investment in transportation infrastructure in the Greater Miramichi region.
February 6, 2018 - Navigating the future was the theme of the Ontario Road Builders’ Association’s 91st Annual ORBA Convention & AGM held at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto on Feb. 5 and 6.
December 21, 2017 - The provincial government’s latest financial report indicates the province is on track to invest significantly less in core infrastructure for the period ending March 31, 2018, in both the highways capital and the municipal & local infrastructure programs.
December 8, 2017 - The Government of Canada is investing in infrastructure at Canada's largest ocean research centre, the Bedford Institute of Oceanography. Investing in this world-class facility supports scientific research and innovation in Canada.
February 6, 2018 - When winter ends, spring startup begins — and profits are sure to follow. To keep your plant in top operating condition, it’s important not to rush or skip startup steps. Here’s a quick guide to walk you through starting your asphalt plant back up in the spring in a way that will help ensure a profitable summer.
January 9, 2018 - The Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities is on the front line when it comes to promoting new technologies that give them continuous, full-coverage asphalt pavement density testing for road paving projects. 
July 28, 2017 - Construction companies are using drone data in so many interesting ways. From the pre-construction survey to the as-built survey, here’s a look at the six biggest uses.
July 27, 2017 - It was over in seconds. An 18-wheeler travelling at a high rate of speed slammed into a crash truck with a mounted impact attenuator at a road construction project in Louisiana. The driver of the crash truck was badly injured and needed medical attention. An air ambulance was called and road workers watched as the injured man was airlifted to hospital.
July 14, 2017 - Komatsu Ltd. and Trimble Inc. announced that they are collaborating to improve their customers' ability to exchange 3D construction site data between Komatsu and Trimble construction software to make managing mixed earthworks fleets easier and allowing for a more holistic view of site operations.
June 22, 2017 - Andy Spencer, sustainability director for CEMEX UK and Chair of the U.K. Sustainable Concrete Forum, talks about how it is possible to lower carbon in concrete.
March 21, 2018 - The Nass River crossing is about to improve for drivers, with construction of a new two-lane bridge scheduled to replace the existing single-lane timber structure.
March 19, 2018 - Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) has awarded a contract for the maintenance of an 835-kilometre section of the Alaska Highway, running from north of Fort St. John, B.C. to the Yukon border, to White Bear Industries Ltd. of Terrace, B.C.
March 12, 2018 - Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority (WDBA) recently announced that it has selected Parsons Inc. of Markham, Ont., for the role of Owner’s Engineer for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project.
March 12, 2018 - The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has issued a request for proposals to design and build 18 kilometres of Highway 401 from Credit River in Mississauga to Regional Road 25 in Milton.
March 9, 2018 — Preliminary work will be underway this summer to reconstruct a 34-kilometre section of PTH 15 from PR 206 near Dugald to the Brokenhead River, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today.
March 6, 2018 - Driving on Highway 29 is about to get better, with approximately 47 kilometres of resurfacing work scheduled to improve safety and efficiency.
February 15, 2018 - When Bruce’s Landscaping Services started up in the mid-1970s, the owner probably didn’t expect it to eventually become a significant player in the rehabilitation of Regina’s roads.
November 24, 2017 - ORBA is pleased to announce that David Caplan will be joining the Ontario Road Builders’ Association as chief operating officer effective Monday December 4, 2017.
October 31, 2017 – Ritchie Bros., a global asset management and disposition company, sold more than 6,800 pieces of equipment and trucks last week in Edmonton for more than $94 million (more than $73 million U.S.). Sales were generated during a four-day auction that attracted more than 9,850 bidders from 47 countries, including more than 7,300 online bidders.
October 3, 2017 - When it comes to a company the size of Kelly Panteluk Construction Ltd. (KPCL), keeping it staffed with qualified and competent people comes with it some challenges. The Estevan, Sask. based company is one of the largest privately-owned heavy equipment earth moving and underground services companies in Saskatchewan. It currently employs 240 people and employed upwards to 300 during its busiest season on record.
September 8, 2017 – SYSTRA is transforming its global bridge engineering capability with the acquisition of International Bridge Technologies (IBT), a world-renowned bridge design company.
June 30, 2017 – Richard Schreck has accepted the position of technical services and applications director with Astec, Inc.

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