Roads & Paving

September 28, 2017 - The Government of Alberta is investing nearly $200 million in improvement projects along Highway 40 between the Yellowhead Highway and Grande Prairie that will enhance travel for residents and industries in northwestern Alberta, including the forestry, oil and gas and tourism sectors.
September 18, 2017 - The federal government and the Province of Ontario recently announced they will jointly fund three projects to expand Highway 11/17, the main link into Western Canada from northwestern Ontario.
September 5, 2017 - The federal government has committed new funding to help the Yukon grow its natural resources sector.
July 18, 2017 - Infrastructure Canada has announced that $22 million will be invested in the reconstruction of Promenade Redmond and the construction of a new retaining wall in downtown Saint-Georges, Que. 
July 14, 2017 - Another report of the Senate committee on infrastructure reiterates the chamber’s earlier call for a national infrastructure investment strategy, and also points out Manitoba falls short on making full use of the funding available to it under national programs.
July 11, 2017 - The James Bay Road will undergo significant improvements thanks to $265 million in funding announced by the federal government and the Province of Quebec.
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.
June 13, 2017 – Leica Geosystems, industry leader in measurement technology, announced today Leica GeoMoS Imaging, a monitoring technology that provides visual information for site documentation, inspection and detection from remote access. 
April 12, 2017 - GSSI has announced an updated version of BridgeScan, an affordable and flexible GPR system ideal for assessing concrete condition on bridge decks, parking structures, and balconies. 
October 20, 2017 - Infrastructure Canada participated this morning in an update on the construction of the new Champlain Bridge with its private partner, Signature on the Saint Lawrence (SSL) and The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated (JCCBI), which is responsible for managing the existing Champlain Bridge.
October 3, 2017 - The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has completed work on the $7.7-million project to replace the Highway 3 (Crowsnest) Upper Cambie Bridge.
October 2, 2017 - Canada is one of the most resource rich countries in the world. From freshwater lakes to agriculture, oil and gas, potash, gold and diamonds, the list goes on and on.
September 29, 2017 - The City of Winnipeg has identified budget constraints and a need for new revenue sources in its discussion on how it can meet citizen demand for improved streets and roads, in opening consultations for updating its development plan.
September 26, 2017 - In addition to the hundreds of kilometres of highway improvements across the province, the Government of Saskatchewan will be investing more than $50 million this year on bridges and culverts. With more than 100,000 lakes and rivers in Saskatchewan, bridges are an important part of efficient transportation throughout the province.
September 18, 2017 - The Windsor-Detroit gateway is the busiest commercial land border crossing between Canada and the United States. The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring sufficient capacity to maintain an efficient trade corridor that can handle trade and traffic growth for the long-term, benefitting Canadians for generations to come.   
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.
January 26, 2017- Silvio Bot (receiving the award posthumously) and Robert Taylor will be inducted into the Ontario Road Building Hall of Fame on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at ORBA’s 90th Convention and Annual General Meeting. 
December 5, 2016 - When Fred J. Dawson opened his contractor business and started work on his first contract in 1922 – the construction of a waterline in the Kootenays – it’s hard to imagine that he would have expected Dawson Construction to grow into the company it is today.
October 4, 2016 - The equipment train creeps along as it continuously heats and grinds off 50 millimetres of old asphalt surface. A conveyor passes it back into a twin-shafted pug mill where it is thoroughly mixed with a rejuvenating agent and 20 per cent virgin asphalt. Another conveyor dumps it into a paving hopper. It is laid down and compacted to the correct density. Twenty minutes later, the freshly recycled layer of pavement is ready to drive on.

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