Roads & Paving

August 8, 2019, Tyendinaga Township, Ont. - Funding has been announced for three infrastructure projects in eastern Ontario – Tyendinaga, Tweed and Stone Mills.
August 8, 2019, Halifax - The mayor of Halifax announced $25 million in joint funding for the Halifax Regional Centre All Ages and Abilities Bikeway Network.
August 8, 2019 Spingdale, N.B. - Investing in modern transportation infrastructure is critical to connecting communities, safely and efficiently moving commercial goods to market and people to their destinations, and building a strong economic future for all Canadians.
Ontario's government is putting people first by investing in the rehabilitation of the bridge on the Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) over the Credit River in Mississauga.
Winnipeg city council approved its Budget 2019 Wednesday, eliminating all significant residential street repairs. That cancels 53 street and 11 lane projects that were planned for 2019.
The Manitoba government will be distributing an additional $10 million in unconditional operating funding to rural municipalities as part of Budget 2019 to support their critical infrastructure needs, such as fixing roads and bridges, Municipal Relations Minister Jeff Wharton announced today.
July 2, 2019, Putnam, C.T. - Kochek Company reports that its 10-foot and 20-foot PVC suction hose was rigorously tested and found to perform without leaks, depressurization, or decoupling, and demonstrated excellent coil memory even after 12 hours of pressure.
The Roadtec RP-250e paver is a heavy-duty 10’ (3m) paver that combines the advantages of rubber tires with the tractive effort of a tracked paver.
Linor Technology, Inc. (Linortek), a research and development company that designs and builds controllers for the Internet of Things (IoT), announces the availability of its IoTMeter™ Wireless Equipment Hour Meter.
Delair, a leading supplier of commercial drone solutions, today introduced a new model of its popular long-range UAV, the Delair DT26, which offers an easy-to-integrate architecture for adding user-specified sensors and other payloads to the platform.
When Volvo first started to explore electromobility back in 2005, the main driver was the need to reduce exhaust emissions and fuel consumption in our cities. But it is really over the last two years that we have seen this huge shift from local to global – with electromobility being recognized as a key tool in tackling climate change on a much wider scale. Electric trucks are vital if we are to fulfil EU legislation calling for a 15 per cent reduction in CO2 emissions for heavy duty trucks by 2025. And that begins in our cities with buses, refuse trucks, city distribution and urban construction – all powered by electric technology.
More than 60 paver operators from across the U.S. gathered for specialized training as well as for the unveiling of the newest Terex Bid-Well Remote Control paver (model 3600RC) at Terex Bid-Well’s annual service school, which took place last month at its facility in Canton, S.D.
August 8, 2019, Peachland, B.C. - The Phase 1 results of the Peachland Transportation Study have been released, identifying three preferred route options that will improve safety and travel times along the Highway 97 corridor.
August 6, 2019, B.C. - Lakes District Maintenance Inc. will continue being responsible for highway maintenance in Service Area 28 (Stikine), which includes the provincial roadways for Atlin, Cassiar and Dease Lake and highways 2 and 37.
July 31, 2019, Yukon - The North Klondike Highway will receive major upgrades to improve safety and increase capacity on one of Yukon’s busiest highways.
July 23, 2019, Sherbrooke, Que. - The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, minister of infrastructure and communities, and François Bonnardel, Quebec's minister of transport and minister responsible for the Estrie region, announced the start of construction on the third and final component of Phase II of the Highway 410 extension.
July 23, 2019 - People travelling through the Highway 1/McKenzie Avenue interchange project will see a big change as the precast concrete box beams for the future Highway 1 underpass are lifted into place this weekend, July 20 and 21, 2019.
Driving into Manitoba any time soon? Get the shocks ready.
Superior Industries is ready to paint the town grey and orange with the addition of its new 2,000-sq.-ft. paint shop at the company’s facility in Miramichi, N.B.
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. 
(Bridgestone), a subsidiary of Bridgestone Corporation today announced that its Aiken County Off-Road Tire Plant (Aiken ORR), located in Trenton, S.C., has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). LEED recognizes buildings that are designed, constructed, and operated for improved energy, environmental, and human health performance.
Anyone who has ever spent anytime in Gander, Nfld. will tell you: this is an aviation town. Being my first trip to this part of The Rock, I was unfamiliar with the aviation industry’s impact. As I drove around the town of 11,000-plus residents, I passed by entire neighbourhoods that honoured the pioneers of aviation. In most cases, I would have had no idea. Fortunately for me, I was driving alongside long-time Gander resident Jerry White.
Ernest S. Matheson (Ernie) was a true entrepreneur, always adapting to his environment and circumstances. Shortly before The Second World War, Ernie started up his own trucking business, hauling whatever needed moving.
Small rural communities across Canada offer many wonderful advantages from the hustle and bustle of large urban areas – amazing scenery, clean air, beautiful night skies and bountiful wildlife, to name a few.
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.

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