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October 16, 2019

New overpass opens at Vancouver Island's largest traffic bottleneck

Motorists can now drive over top of Highway 1 on a new bridge aimed at easing what's been called the biggest traffic bottleneck on Vancouver Island.

Asphalt Institute Foundation receives $500K grant from ExxonMobil

The Asphalt Institute announced a $500,000 research grant provided by ExxonMobil to the Asphalt Institute Foundation to conduct strategic research and carry out educational activities designed to advance the liquid asphalt industry.

About 40 per cent of highways and roads in rough shape

The latest ‘report card’ on Canada’s roads is out, detailing just how bad the infrastructure deficit is in Canada. Forty per cent of municipal roads were in fair or worse condition; 30 per cent of watermains and sewers were in fair or worse condition.
MB Crushers

A system to reduce costs

Saving money through recycling is possible, this is how our customer did it: '' We wanted to find system to reduce costs, which would also allow us to reuse the waste material, in order to be competitive with the supply works for the customers.''

The "restored" crushed material can be used as fill on the job site, new construction and other projects. It can also be sold on the market. Both solutions bring tangible and measurable profit to the operation.
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Norm Cheesman

One more load: School is in session

Norm Cheesman gives us a look at a new approach to the rocks and minerals curriculum being taught in Ontario in the latest issue of Rock to Road magazine. » Read more...
BKT Tires

Offroad tires made for today's quarry operators and road builders

Today's rock to road operators need the right combination of performance and durability to keep margins on the right side of the track. EARTHMAX SR 41 is an All Steel radial tire for articulated dump trucks. It is ideal for all operations requiring traction and stability, and is also suitable for loader and dozer operations. The deep E-4/L-4 tread ensures long wear and the multi-layer steel belts provide added durability. Other features include:
  • Multiple steel belts for durability
  • Built-in stability as well as extra mileage capability
  • Multiple sizes in both standard and cut-resistant compounds
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CBI debuts horizontal grinder and presents Frontline Machinery with award

Continental Biomass Industries (CBI) premiered the 6400CT Horizontal Grinder and Chipper at the 2019 Factory Forum in Newton, New Hampshire. » Read more...

60,000th Liebherr crawler excavator on the Champs Elysées

Unveiled on Mar. 1 to local officials and the entire workforce of Liebherr-France SAS, the 60,000th crawler excavator has since embarked on a trip around France, Belgium and Luxembourg. » Read more...

John Deere introduces new mechanical angle blade for 950K and 1050K crawler dozers

John Deere now manufactures the mechanical angle blade for the 950K and 1050K crawler dozers. The John Deere-designed mechanical angle blade can be manually angled side to side. » Read more...

World of Concrete 2020

February 4-7, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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March 10-14, 2020
Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
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PaveTech: A Smart Roads Conference

April 7, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Quarry Tech Calgary

April 8, 2020
Location: Calgary, Alta.
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Hillhead 2020

June 23-25, 2020
Location: Hillhead Quarry, Buxton, U.K.
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