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MTO axle weight moratorium update: Enforcement begins

Phase 2 of the enforcement of axle weights by the Ministry of Transportation (MTO) will begin on Aug. 1, 2016. Charges will begin to be laid at inspection stations beginning Aug. 1. >> Read full article

Nova Scotia highway twinning report released

The findings for a feasibility study have recently been released on the possibility of twinning and tolling major sections of highways across Nova Scotia. >> Read full article

Changes coming to oversize/overweight permitting process

Through the joint Government of Ontario/Ontario Road Builders’ Association Open for Business Roundtable process, changes are being implemented to the Oversize/Overweight permit process. >> Read full article

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 Featured News 
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A case for drones

It was just a few months ago that JF Gabanna, director of business development for Interoute Construction Ltd., a subsidiary of Terus Construction, first got his hands on a drone. Sure, he had seen a local company makes its case for using the emerging technology, but it wasn’t anything that was completely on his radar. That changed when management at Terus Construction informed staff that the new tool would be incorporated into the operation. >> Learn More…


Getting serious about emissions

I don’t like to admit that the U.S. is doing something better than we are, but after all seven Canadian teams missed the NHL playoffs this year, the discussion seems pretty appropriate. >> Read full article

VIDEO: Demo of Powerscreen Chieftain 2200

Powerscreen offered attendees live demonstrations of its Powerscreen Chieftain 2200 at Hillhead 2016. >> Read full article

New roundabout on Hwy 21 in Bruce and Grey Counties

The Province of Ontario is investing more than $3 million to construct a new roundabout on Highway 21 at Grey-Bruce Line/Bruce Road 10, making travel easier for families and businesses in the region. >> Read full article

 Event Calendar 

BC Roadbuilders Fall Conference

September 18, 2016
Location: Kelowna, B.C. >> More Info

Transportation Association of Canada Conference

September 25-28, 2016,
Location: Toronto, Ont. >> More Info

MINExpo International 2016

Sept. 26-28, 2016
Location: Las Vegas >> More Info

Careers in Heavy Construction Expo

October 27, 2016
Location: Bolton, Ont. >> More Info