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Toromont to buy Hewitt for $1B+

Toromont Industries announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the businesses and net operating assets of the Hewitt Group of companies.

Vulcan Materials to acquire Polaris Materials

Vulcan Materials announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire B.C.-based Polaris Materials Corporation.

Boosting benefits of pits and quarries in Manitoba's municipalities

The Manitoba Heavy Construction Association has long advanced the notion of collapsing the Aggregate Mines License Fee and Aggregate Transportation Fee into a single Community Enhancement Levy.

$42.6M contract awarded for McKenzie interchange project

The second and final construction contract for the McKenzie interchange project has now been awarded for the remaining work that involves lowering the Trans-Canada Highway.

Two First Nations leaders say Ring of Fire not a done deal

Two First Nations Leaders predicted that the recent road projects for the Ring of Fire announced by the Wynne Government would hit a dead end without real and concrete jurisdiction agreement with First Nations.
Unmanned Canada

Thinking about applying unmanned technology in your business?

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Featured News 
Feature 1

Breaking granite with microwaves

In a project funded by the Austrian Science Fund FWF, a research group from Leoben investigated how excavation methods for hard rock could be improved by using microwave irradiation so as to make classical mechanical excavation easier and save energy. » Read more...
Feature 2

Time running out to ask the carbon tax expert!

To better understand the potential impact of the federal carbon tax, Rock to Road has set up a complimentary online Q&A session with tax expert Mitch LaBuick from BDO Canada to learn more about how this new tax will affect businesses and individuals. » Read more...

Superior Industries adds to washing team

Superior Industries welcomes Dan Bradford to its growing team of bulk handling and processing application specialists. » Read more...

John Deere purpose-built pipelayer-ready crawlers

The 1050K pipelayer is available in two configurations for 170,000 pounds (PL170) and 220,000 pounds (PL220) of maximum lift capacity. » Read more...

Kenworth T370 with factory-installed heavy front drive axles

The Kenworth T370 is now available with factory-installed 18,000-pound and 20,000-pound front drive axles. » Read more...

BCRB Fall Conference

September 17-19, 2017
Location: Kelowna, B.C.
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September 29 to October 1, 2017
Location: Saint Andrews, N.B.
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CCA Fall Meeting

October 2-4, 2017
Location: Niagara Falls, Ont.
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